New Site Update (with WordPress, no less)

Geez, you spend a little bit of effort upgrading the blog, switching architectures, updating images, importing some 18 years of blog posts … and you’re accused of not blogging for over a year. A guy can’t win. Seriously, though, the age of open-sourced Movable Type is over. It’s either pay five hundred bucks a year, […]

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Movable Type 5 Launches

And it has revision control! Finally. Here are some of the new and improved features in MT5: A new user dashboard for both the website and blogs. This makes it easy for authors, editors, designers and other publishers to easily navigate between the two. A new theme mechanism that makes it easy to apply a […]

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FTC to crack down on “sponsored” blogging

Soon, I won’t be able to tell you about that rich, Colombian coffee I’ve been drinking. Oh yeah … buy Moxie. In case you’re not familiar with the practice of “sponsored blogging,” imagine that Your Favorite Blog written by Joe Schmoe of Little Rock, Arkansas often gives rave reviews of certain home appliances that he […]

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Revising Movable Type 4’s QuickPost Bookmarklet

Good little tip from BrainLog In MT 4, the QuickPost bookmarklet pre-populates the entry’s title with the title of the page, and sticks the URL of the page and the selected text in the message body. The URL is not a link, it’s just the URL, followed by two <br /> tags, then the selected […]

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