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Site Revamp (Sort Of)

Due to the lack of ongoing support with MovableType I’ve decided to move this site back to using WordPress as it’s backend. As I said elsewhere earlier today, I’m still not 100% convinced about WordPress’ security etc., but it is being actively developed, which is more than can be said for MovableType. Moving from MovableType […]

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Playing With Lifestreams and SweetCron

A few months ago Stewart mentioned Sweetcron as a “lifestream” solution (You can see his here). A “lifestream” basically acts as an aggregator of all your online activities, as many of the online services that people use, such as Twitter, Flickr etc., publish your activity via RSS. I’d already been experimenting with Movable Type’s Motion, […]

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Playing With Movable Type Motion

Six Apart launched Motion last night (Irish time), so I setup a test install to play with it. If anyone wants to play around register for an account on the site and let me know – I may have to give you author rights I’m currently using the default templates that ship with the release, […]

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RSS Working Again

I really should not be allowed operate electronic equipment at the weekend! I discovered a short time ago that I had managed to remove my RSS feed entirely! Now that takes some doing. I’m almost impressed with myself… It’s back again now, but I really do need to put aside some time to work out […]

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Post-Upgrade Oddities

I upgraded this site’s backend, Movable Type, to the latest version earlier today. While the upgrade itself went pretty well there seem to be some really odd issues affecting this site. All the other sites running of this MT install are behaving fine, but this one is having issues with templates.I’m currently trying to work […]

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Minor Change To Comments Policy

In order to preserve what little sanity I have left I’ve changed the way comments are handled on here slightly. Since comment and trackback spammers seem to target old posts I’ve decided to automatically close comments on posts that are 6 months old or older. The old posts that were attracting the odd comment were […]

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