Because it’s there and it’s so darned pretty

I signed up for a WordPress.com blog the other day. Why open another blog? Three reasons: 1. Because its there and I always try to test web services or software as part of my work. I also needed the API key for Akismet, an anti-spam plugin I just installed; 2. Ive long wanted a WordPress.com… Continue reading Because it’s there and it’s so darned pretty

Integrate your Flickr account into your WordPress blog

Why limit yourself to a badge to display your latest photos in Flickr when you can integrate the photos into an image gallery in your blog? If you use WordPress, you can use the FAlbum plugin to do this. Download the plugin from the Random Byte site and upload the files into your WordPress plugins… Continue reading Integrate your Flickr account into your WordPress blog

Still with Friendster, Multiply or Blogger? Get an i.ph blog

I’ve been offering to help officemates who wanted to start their own personal websites. A couple are already blogging using either Friendster or Multiply. While Friendster is backed by an excellent blogging platform – TypePad from MoveableType – the address it offers its users is so long you can’t recite it in one breath. Superbalita… Continue reading Still with Friendster, Multiply or Blogger? Get an i.ph blog

Why open source makes sense for non-geeks like me

If you hold a gun to my head demanding that I write a PHP code to print “Hello World” without searching the web for hints, I’d be dead in a minute. I do not know how to program – in any computer language. If the technology world were J.K. Rowling’s universe, I’d be a squib.… Continue reading Why open source makes sense for non-geeks like me

3-column theme fixed

After I changed themes early today, Ive been checking blogs and websites in an effort to find a fix for my new designs bug its inability to be displayed properly in Internet Explorer. Until this afternoon Explorer displayed only one column of the two-column sidebar. The third column was displayed under the second… Continue reading 3-column theme fixed

Installing a WordPress-powered site

I was finally able to install WordPress for a site I help manage – PFMCPI — The Philippine Federation of Married Catholic Priests, Inc. The site used to run on a Serendipity installation. I think Serendipity is the better blog script. My previous Cybercafe Experiments site used Serendipity. In PFMCPI’s case, however, WordPress seemed the… Continue reading Installing a WordPress-powered site