Posts about “CMS”


I don’t have time right now to really browse the page, but it looks interesting. There is an ad for something called WebCrimson that is apparently another CMS. Man, I really need to sit down and go through some of this stuff. Time … Time … Time …


Here is my MovableType development wishlist. These are the features I really wish my favorite content management system had. Alternately, these are the things I really wish I could do with MovableType, which the current version does in fact support, but I haven’t yet found a way to do. If someone knows how to do


The journaling script is a cms you can use to keep a blog. It is one of the original blogging systems and is still popular. It’s not as easy to use as Blogger, of course, but it’s worth a look if you know a little about the guts of the ‘net and are thinking about


If you’re using MovableType to maintain your blog, you can add the following bit of code to allow readers to automatically add themselves to your Update / Notify list: <form method=”post” action=”<$MTCGIPath$>mt-add-notify.cgi”> <b>Get updates via email:</b><br /> <input type=”hidden” name=”blog_id” value=”<$MTBlogID$>” /> <input type=”hidden” name=”_redirect” value=”<$MTBlogURL$>” /> <input name=”email” size=”18″ /> <input type=”submit” value=”Sign Up!”


If you visit you’ll see a period – . – before each link to an entry’s comments. That period is a link to the editing window for that particular entry. As long as I am logged in to MovableType, I can click on that link and immediately begin editing the post. Here’s the link


Oof! It took a lot of work, but I finally converted all of my main blog to MovableType. All the comments were imported, too, so I’m pretty happy about that. Now every little piece of this domain is converted. I can finally get to blogging again. And finding a job.



It took a few hours, but I finally converted almost all of my Hemingway site into The Hemingway Blog. It’s in MovableType now and I’m very pleased with the result. I still have to get the dozens (multiple dozens!) of essays on the author into some sort of bloggable format, but that’s just a bunch


The extended text of this entry contains my Individual Archive template. Cool if you want to know how I got those buttons in there. Is it obvious that the icons are the permalinks? I wonder if I need to make it more clear …Look here for the Main Index template. My css directory is open


So if you want to create your own blog, you have several different options now. I’ve used and can recommend Blogger, GreyMatter, and MovableType. BigBlogTool and


The extended text for this entry contains my entire MovableType Main Index Template.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.