Monthly Archives: July 2011

bootstrapping wordpress

Update: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 Wow. Talk about a fascinating process. I started with Automattic’s Thematic because it is one of the most widely recommended WordPress themes. The Thematic team has contributed extensively in terms of documentation, which is sadly lacking in many of the more mature Open Source communities. For a longtime developer of Continue reading →

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Should I install that cool plugin / extension / addon?

GooglePlus denizens (Google+rs? gplusies? gah…) learned yesterday that the Google+Facebook and Google+Twitter extensions are malicious. Days earlier, I had decided not to install Google+Facebook when I first heard about it on Susan Mernit’s stream. I shared my concerns on Susan’s post. Susan sent out an additional post specifically to warn folks. Between us we helped Continue reading →

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it’s so cute, it’s almost like a real blog…

sceenshot of test site

integrating design has a test site! I started the bootstrapping process without one, following my current practice of developing in the wild (note to self, must write post on that topic). I was pretty sure that I would end up with one, although I confess that I did not expect to set one up so Continue reading →

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petard 1, hilary 0

The good news I have met my self-imposed goal of at least one post a day. And that was without having discovered the ‘full-screen mode’ for the editor until just now. (I heard that! For your information, I am being gentle on myself and counting new pages as posts for the moment.) The bad news Continue reading →

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