Had a slight meltdown here at the ol’ weblog this afternoon. It seems that Dreamhost decided to rename a computer – specifically the one that hosts all my websites – without telling anyone. That caused a bit of a problem since the MovableType CMS (That’s the engine that drives this page!) needs to know the… Read more »
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Holy Macaroni! What a terrific birthday present; and I didn’t even realize it until today. (Today is the day after my birthday.) Movabletype 2.2 has been released! And wow! Look at all the new goodies!
Jason @ JPlay has written a great tutorial on how to add a user comment to the pop-up send-link hack. I’ve gotten multiple requests for this, so I’m sure it will interest many readers. Thanks, Jason!
Philringnalda.com has a great tip on how to ping both weblogs.com and blo.gs when you publish from Movable Type. Read it.
The Additional Entry Text of this entry contains the complete contents of my MovableType Main Index Template for this blog. It might be interesting to you if you’re trying to learn how to do something I’ve done here. (Note that it is my ugliest template; I tend to do lots of testing and futzing with… Read more »
BlogData Tutorial At the bottom (or top) of each post on this site (and almost all of my MovableType blogs) I present a set of icons which I consider the entry’s “blogdata”. I thought I would share with everyone exactly how I do that. MovableType is excellent for this sort of thing, and Ben and… Read more »
Well that was fun. Way back in March I implemented the PowerLinks MT hack from scottandrew.com. When I upgraded to MT2.11 I lost the hack, of course. So I re-hacked it. I played with it a bit and added a few more features. One thing I have wanted to do since day one was add… Read more »
So … this is a test of my modified edit_entry.tmpl file …
Currently To Do: add a custom field to entries write a tutorial about adding a custom field to entries write a tutorial about the blogdata module change Media Obsessions to a generic review blog create a running media blog figure out a way to get updated Red Sox scores on my page redesign sidebar(s) do… Read more »
nf0 has written an article that describes How to Add the current Temperature to a Movable Type Blog Entry. (I cannot imagine why you would want to post the temperature which corresponds to a blog entry. But I’ve worked with databases and users long enough to know that no niche should ever go unfilled. Someone,… Read more »