Serversidewiki and ZiddlyWiki have been upgraded. Serversidewiki now sports a new theme (blue) that you can change in the settings of your account. ZiddlyWiki now uses the Kubrick theme as default.
I use both applications for my notes. ZiddlyWiki is a very good TiddlyWiki adaptation but it runs on Zope – a system I am ignorant of. It took me a long time to write an index page for my free Zope account but installing ZiddlyWiki took much less time, thanks to the step-by-step instructions of Tim Morgan, the application’s developer.
Serversidewiki is a hosted service. It plans to start charging on Sept. 6 but there’s still a free account. If you do not have the time to experiment with server installations, then serversidewiki is the application for you. You can sign up for an account at www.serversidewiki.com.
I use ZiddlyWiki for the brunt of my note taking and tasks listing. I use serversidewiki for specific projects. How I decided on the usage of the application is the subject of a previous post in this blog.
ZiddlyWiki’s decision to use Kubrick as default theme goes beyond cosmetic change. The menu is now in the sidebar, breaking the limit imposed by a horizontal placement under the wiki’s header.
In the previous ZiddlyWiki default theme, users are limited to 5 or 6 main menu items because if you exceed the number, the menu will overlap the sidebar.
I upgraded my ZiddlyWiki installation by downloading the latest version, importing it into my Zope account and pasting the tiddlers folder of my previous installation into the new one. I deleted my old ZiddlyWiki installation and renamed the new one. That’s when I encountered trouble. A bunch of errors were printed when I tried accessing my wiki using the new address. The errors were fixed when I renamed the folder back to ZiddlyWiki.
I have no idea what the errors were, much more how to fix these (save for renaming the folder back to its default name: ZiddlyWiki).
Max is a journalist and blogger based in Cebu. He has written and edited for such publications as The Freeman, The Independent Post, Today, Sun.Star Cebu, Cebu Daily News, Philstar Life, and Rappler.
He is also a mobile app and web developer and co-founded InnoPub Media with his wife Marlen.
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