July 10, 2008 | Blogging, Developer, Power User

If your blog is the main point of focus for your website, you probably want to it serve your pages when a user hits the root of your website, such as: http://example.com/ But, for the sake of keeping your root directory organized on your webserver, you might not want to install WordPress in that directory. [...]

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July 8, 2008 | Web/Software Development

Linux.com reports that OpenOffice will offer PDF editing in the next version. Linux.com :: OpenOffice.org extension will add PDF editing This is interesting in that OpenOffice has been in the forefront of PDF support: It offered “export to PDF” in previous versions, which was available in Microsoft Word only through third-party plugins. What’s even more [...]

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July 7, 2008 | HowTo, Power User

Even though Flash FLV movies have become something of an Internet standard, some sites persist in presenting movies in Quicktime format. Here’s how to view them if you have trouble playing them in your browser. Reasons Quicktime movies might not play in your browser might include: You don’t have the latest Quicktime plugin installed. You [...]

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July 7, 2008 | Blogging

This image was added using the “Insert/edit image button” on the visual editing toolbar (keyboard shortcut: Alt+Shift+M): The “Image Description” was set to “Yellow flowers”. WordPress set the “alt” attribute to “Yellow flowers”, but not the “title” attribute. This means that there is no “tooltip” that appears when you hover the mouse over the photo. [...]

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July 7, 2008 | Blogging

I’m having a hard time figuring this one out. I think one think I’ve manage to figure out is that WordPress version 2.3.1 didn’t have a difference between tags and categories. Tags were categories were tags.But in version 2.5.1, there is a difference. For one thing, on each post editing page, there are two, separate [...]

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July 7, 2008 | Digital Life

Digitivity.org is about digital productivity. Most of us spend much of our working and personal lives using computers. I’ve noticed that almost everything that you do with a computer requires a lot of research, experimentation, and often frustration. Digitivity is a weblog mostly of my experiences in trying to increase my digital productivity. I hope [...]

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