Wordpress

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How to Add the Twitter Widget into a Wordpress Site

Taking a queue, once again, from Dave over at ZNF, I added the new Twitter Widget to the Daleisphere (currently below my Disqus comment box) and my other WordPress sites. Previously I had used Twitter Widget Pro and Twitter for WordPress for this purpose with mixed results. The most important benefit of changing to this

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How to Integrate Disqus within Wordpress 2.7 Blogs

Earlier this month I described How to install Intense Debate in WordPress 2.7 blogs. In my ‘Why I switched from IntenseDebate to Disqus’ post [coming soon] I describe why I made the switch. The Disqus installation instructions are out of date (written for pre WP 2.7 blogs) and surprisingly difficult to follow. Happily, both Disqus

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How To Install IntenseDebate in Wordpress 2.7

Since listening to this net@night podcast back in May 2008, where Amber and Leo interviewed Daniel Ha, the founder of the Disqus, I have been interested in implementing this kind of a community-oriented, commenting/discussion system on my blogs. Early on, I had compared the feature set of Disqus and its competitor, IntenseDebate (“ID”), and Disqus’s

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Wordpress 2.7 – First Impressions

(click image for larger view of this dashboard image) [Update:As of December 14, 2008, the final release of WordPress 2007 is now out.] I happily installed WordPress 2.7 RC 1 on my four WordPress sites yesterday. A ‘Holy Grail’ feature I have wanted since I started using WordPress a few years ago is finally here

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Wordpress 2.5 - First Impressions

WordPress 2.5 rc 1 was released on March 18. I am using my new blog, The Daleisphere, as a WordPress 2.5 testing ground before rolling it out to my other video game law and imedia law blogs. [March 29 Update: The Final 2.5 Release is now available for download here] So far I’m impressed! There