Category Archives: Blogs

Actions related to using Wordpress and other blogs at UVM, especially in the context of the UVM MagicScript Template system

Blog won’t blog

Investigated issue where new post to waw.blog.uvm.edu would not appear, an rebuillding indices  failed with perl error. Justin traced it down to enclosure URLs that were missing opr forbidden. Whoops.

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Podcasting for Timothy Fox

Answered numerous questions about his podcast, Movable Type templates, iTunes.

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Podcasting for T Fox

Met with Timothy Fox to discuss his Movable Type blog, an enhanced Podcast file, and publixhing podcats to iTunes.

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Almost a PowerPoint: Podcast Slide Show

I thought it might be cute to repurpose a PowerPoint slide show as a Podcast with Pictures. This example is a bit of a counterfeit: it began life as a MS-Word document. I read the text (recorded my voice using … Continue reading

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A first Podcast

For demonstration purposes only, Anne and William play drums and piano. This is a MPEG-4 AAC file.

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WordPress upgrade part 2: Making UVM a Theme

As part of the 1.2 to 1.5 WordPress upgrade, I thought I would try to see if the UVM template would work in the context of the new Themes mechanism. Yes, it does. Here’s how I got there: basically, followed … Continue reading

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Upgrading WordPress 1.2.x to 1.5.1

1) rename ~/public_html/wordpress and ~public_html/wordpress-1.2.2 2) download and unpack distribution file 3) rename resultant folder wordpress-1.5.1 4) make logical link wordpress => wordpress-1.5.1 5) copy wordpress-1.2.2/wp-config.php to wordpress-1.5.1/ 6) run http://www.uvm.edu/netid/wordpress/wp-admin/upgrade.php 7) Copy folder wordpress-1.2.2/wp-content to wordpress-1.5.1/ That’s about it … Continue reading

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Activity Log

more media server configuration testing (quicktime broadcaster) addressed access issues with https://www.uvm.edu/video upgraded my wordpress installation from 1.2.2 to 1.5.1 reconfigured wordpress to use UVM template as a "Theme"

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Activity Log

updated blog with progress reports communications with b bittman/wruv about upcoming icecast server experimented with ohphonex

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Activity Log

experimented with isadora, for use with electronic arts projects experimented with ohphone worked with kent getting icecast installled on funnelweb tried to figure out why my homepage doesn’t work worked with frank on getting rss feeds on his home page

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