Since the upgrade to WordPress 3.0 things have been running fairly smoothly, but I been seeing sporadic problems with some themes no longer displaying theme options for web site administrators. The three themes in question are Mandigo, Tarski and Viala and in all cases, the superadmins for the WordPress network are able to access these … Read more
According to CNN, the U.S. government is setting up a web app store designed to allow government employees easy access to tools such as GMail, YouTube, and WordPress. The article discusses a new government data cloud to be hosted by Google. Assuming that their are safeguards in place to protect privacy where needed, I think … Read more
It’s been quite around here, partly because we’ve been working so hard to get WordPress MU up to speed, and partly because I was on vacation for two weeks. We’ve made a lot of progress on the WordPress front: sites.lafayette.edu, the successor to the pilot MU installation, is now online (and hosting this blog). It’s … Read more
WordPress MU 2.7.1 removed the Admin Toolbar as a standard plugin. It threw Courtney, Jason and I for a bit of a loop, as we’d come to rely on the toolbar to quickly navigate our WordPress MU install. It’s not a critical thing, but it sure is convenient. A quick twitter ping about the fate … Read more
Wired.com is switching over its blogs from TypePad to WordPress. Wired’s blogs include Geek Dad and WebMonkey and while there’s no word about why they made the change, it’s nice to see them join the WordPress family.
NextGEN Gallery, the popular image gallery plugin for WordPress, has a new version out. v1.2.0 includes a couple of tweaks and bug fixes, but the big thing to note is that it no longer includes the JW Image Rotator, which is the Flash image manipulation tool that allows NextGEN to generate slide shows. It was … Read more
I’ve moved the ITS Coffee Break to WordPress, or at least a good chunk of it. I was able to import the entire show archive via an RSS feed from Soapbox (which I was able to throw together using Views in Drupal, which drives Soapbox … score another one for Drupal!) Unfortunately, while WordPress will … Read more