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Instant self-gratification.

Well, at least I can now make silly one liners and still get away with it.

Details of this entry.Saturday, March 17, 2007, filed under Announcements.
Recent tracks played are displayed on Last.fm.Winning a Battle, Losing the War, Kings of Convenience


Gone fishing.

Yes, yes. Something for the new year. Still tweaking a bit here and there, so bear with me.

This process has became very much more troublesome since I moved from Blogger to Textpattern. Too many functions to remember, but with it comes a lot of flexibility as well.

Well. I made a new layout. Added new plugins.

Yet to update the ‘About’ page though.

I moved the sidebar to the bottom – I am not in favour of the boxy 3×3 sections way down there. It also makes for plenty of unnecessary scrolling just to get to the bottom of the page – perhaps I will only make one article show up on the front page. Hmm.

Two prominent plugins I have implemented here are:

  • Rob Sable’s Livearchives – a more interactive way of looking through the archives;
  • Rob Sable’s Livesearch – a handy tool for those who actually utilise the search function (although I doubt there is any need for it, really).

I have half a mind to include more plugins, but we shall see how it goes.

As usual, if you notice anything out of the usual (or obviously very, very wrong), just drop me a note.

Edit: More or less done. Will see how this one-entry-per-page thing will work out.

Details of this entry.Saturday, December 31, 2005, filed under Announcements.
Recent tracks played are displayed on Last.fm.7/4 Shoreline, Broken Social Scene


Upgraded to 4.0.2.

Sigh. I hate upgrades. I either end up messing up, or not knowing what to do with the significant add-ons and changes, which are suppose to be beneficial to Textpattern users.

See, I have hardly explored the system fully; neither am I well-versed in PHP. I am not a code reader, at all – well, with the exception for HTML, I suppose. But everyone knows HTML these days. So.

What I do not like, is the extra space that is now included in the comments section – between the message and the person’s handle in the comments section. Oh, you will know what I mean when you drop a new comment.

I know it is because of the <p></p> enveloping the comments, which was not present in the previous version. I find that additional space very unsightly and I have no idea how to get rid of it. I can only make the person’s handle aligned to the right for now; I think that softens the glaring presence of the extra space somewhat.

Bah.

Still, this place needs a major overhaul. Again. I shall get around to doing it soon. I miss those times when I could afford to change new layouts at least monthly. Now I cannot. :-(

Do not even get me started on how to restart Rayglass. Now Nanowrimo is over and Rhymeglass will start to rot. I was reminded of skies.insatiably.net, though….

Oh, well. Report any bugs, broken links, thingamajigs, here.

Details of this entry.Monday, December 05, 2005, filed under Announcements.
Recent tracks played are displayed on Last.fm.,


Ta-da.

A new look. Did not realise that it will be such a hassle to produce new layouts now that I have began using Textpattern, rather than relying on good ol’ HTML and Blogger.

Regular transmission to follow, soon.

Details of this entry.Saturday, September 03, 2005, filed under Announcements.
Recent tracks played are displayed on Last.fm.,


Upgraded.

Textpattern made a leap from 1.0 to 4.0.

Things are still running fine here, so there. No visible changes here, but only at the back-end.

It works, it works.

But.

The comments section is messed up – email addresses now show up, and are required (!!). All this comes with a totally unnecessary additional horizontal scrolling.

Bear with me while I try to fix those problems.

(Edited: 15:45—Should be fixed, now. Sort of. Sigh…)

Details of this entry.Sunday, August 21, 2005, filed under Announcements.
Recent tracks played are displayed on Last.fm.,


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