November 25th, 2008 | 7 Comments »

The fabulous commentluv contest was a winner all round. There was one winner on my site, but I earned the moniker Jammy Cow for bringing in six, count em, six prizes.

A lot of new readers came to my blog because of the contest. Some of them were generous with their stumbling as well. I hope that everyone who entered and participated in the contest found it as beneficial as I did.

I’m still working on getting Zoe’s blogspot site installed with commentluv. The problem is on the JS-Kit site. It will retrieve her comments, but fails to write them. I have been trying various things such as using the original blogger feed rather than the feedburner redirect, but so far, no joy. I’ve been waiting for JS-Kit to get back to me. It seems they were recoding the core all week.

I’ve also been playing with my site, upgrading Wordpress, upgrading my theme, and then pasting the modified CSS into the new theme so things look like my site. If you look at the original theme, you would see quite a difference.

All of this is because there is a bug in my wordpress theme code. Don’t worry, it isn’t catching. But this bug prevents me from altering my plugin settings, and I have been trying to find a workaround so I can use the fabulous new Twitter plugin from the equally fabulous Andy Bailey, who brought us the commentluv plugin and the contest.

For some reason, right now it only works for me on this post. Go over there and see if it works for you, will you? You’ll see it’s working if a little twitter bird shows up after your comment.

Thanks, Andy, for the great plugins and the great contest!

November 24th, 2008 | 16 Comments »

I expect I am going to be doing some housekeeping on this site. There has been an upgrade to my original theme, which was modified beyond recognition. I’m hoping that the bug fixes will allow me to install the twitter plugin that Andy has been engrossed in last week.

If things look wonky, it is temporary. I have backups.

You may now return to your regular programming.

November 1st, 2007 | 2 Comments »

I am just feeling all mooshy on WordPress love. Also on OMSH love, she of the fabulous Word Press Wednesdays. I’m still two weeks behind. Soon as I get a chance, something has to be done about that really huge header. Nobody wants to scroll until they hurt themselves just to get to a measly post.

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