cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by amanda tipton Understanding some of the database structure of wordpress can help you out of some jams. Ot maybe make some new ones. I had a recent situation that may never happen for someone else, but knowing something about ...

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In my development work on the template for a ds106 assignment bank site I've been learning a bit more how through code I can add menus and submenu items to the wordpress dashboard. I was thinking about that while editing some of the items set in the queue for the ...

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Because she's #ds106 #4life and an awesome grandma... https://twitter.com/Rockylou22/status/371733939368386560 I do have one of these on CogDogBlog- mainly because I wanted a reference way to be able to grab the links to my own posts when I write new ones. The way I did it is a bit arcane (especially since I ...

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I was not happy with the way my site was working out to present the new collection of True Stories of Open Sharing. I found my categories were forcing me into artificial classification. And the nifty gizmo I had used previously, CoolIris, for the "wall of media", works, but is ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by epc In my last post, I quickly overviewed the wordpress customizations I did to set up the ETMOOC Blog Hub. Using the Feedwordpress plugin for a few feeds is easy to do, and it does a rather slick ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by agiledogs I'm really getting the hang of setting up these FeedWordPress powered syndication sites- I wrote a few days ago about using this approach to create a twitter archive site for the ETMOOC site. At the same time, and more over ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Thomas Hawk The "syndication bus" is the Groomian term for the use of RSS aggregation technology that allows a class/community to run as both a hub and a decentralized network of blogs- individuals publish in their own space. The class ...

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UPDATE June 19, 2013 Since twitter has killed their version 1 API, there is no longer a public RSS feed provided for twitter activity. Expect new solutions to emerge, one that is usable now is this method from labnol to convert the new JSON feeds to RSS using a Google ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Thomas Hawk We are big on hubs here at the hub of CogDogBlog. In fact, well, let's say I am writing something profound about networks and syndication, mainly because I am setting up and testing some blog syndication for Alec ...

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