That’s my dog, Josie. Josie is awesome. She is big and furry and looks kind of like a wolf. And she makes Chewbacca sounds. We probably should have called her Chewie. She can run all day and hold her bladder all night, and she loves to stay outside all day in the winter. Josie is […]
A near-perfect solution for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn using IFTTT + Gmail + Buffer.
Today, Aaron Street and I made a pact to deactivate our Facebook accounts through the end of April.
It is easy to forget to update the copyright notice on your website or blog every year. Fortunately, you don’t have to. Instead, you can use this bit of code:
My dad had to learn Farsi for his posting in Afghanistan while he was working for the State Department. In order to memorize the alphabet, he set it to the Alphabet Song. He left this video message with us on Skype this week when we were a little late to log on. It’s a pretty […]
My first winter camping trip was a 9-day Outward Bound expedition in the Maine wilderness, cross-country skiing and dog sledding. I learned the basics there, and I have been camping in winter in the Minnesota Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness since shortly after I moved to Minneapolis in 2000.
I recently wrote up my feelings about Thesis 2 on Lawyerist. Here are the choice bits: If Thesis 2 was supposed to empower unsophisticated users, it is a failure. The Skins Editor is far more complicated than the old settings panel, from which you could change the layout and all the colors and fonts from […]
If you set up a WordPress Multisite Network on a server with other websites on it (for example, Lawyerist Sites is hosted on the Lawyerist server, so there are a number of directories on the server. If your network is set up similarly, you will probably get frustrated trying to set up domain mapping according […]
It’s easy to add your own dashboard widget to WordPress, and one of the easiest to widgets to add is one that displays recent updates from any RSS feed. I put together the above widget for a project I am working on so we can promote Lawyerist posts to users. Here’s what goes into the […]
The Polldaddy Polls & Ratings WordPress plugin is an easy way to enable readers to rate comments, either on a 5-star scale, or “Nero”-style thumbs up or down. However, it won’t work for adding ratings to comments if you use Thesis. Fortunately, it is an easy fix. Just go to Plugins > Editor, then select […]