I spent a frustrating hour searching for the comment configuration area in Drupal 6, so I’m putting this post together to hopefully save you time setting up comments in Drupal. Basically, in contrast to previous editions of Drupal, comments are now configured by content type – allowing you to permit comments on blog entries, but [...]
If you’re new to blogging and want to get up to speed quickly on professional techniques for writing blog posts, attracting traffic and making money from your writing, this is my list of five essential sites to get you started.
Social Bookmarking services allow people to store their bookmarks online and share them with other people. There’s a popularity element to the process too – most bookmarking sites publish lists of the currently most popular items based on a number of criteria. Smart webmasters know that by getting their sites listed on the ‘popular’ lists [...]
Regular readers of the Scribble Designs blog know that my wife Lisa and I run an entertainment blog called Unreality TV. Well, a few weeks ago we formally launched two new blogs under the Unreality banner – Unreality Music (my baby) and Unreality Primetime (Lisa’s baby). Comparing our strategies last night, we realised we were [...]
After the recent scandal where a high-profile blogger received death threats and serious abuse online, Tim O’Reilly attempts to launch a code of conduct for bloggers. Despite what are probably his best intentions, I have my reservations.
Posted in Blogging on Monday, April 16 2007 | Comments Off
If you’ve ever wondered about the brains behind WordPress, Matt Mullenweg has been interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald. The interview was a revelation, because despite following Matt’s career for the last couple of years I had no idea how much he’d achieved.
About a year ago, I made a blogging mistake, although I didnít realise it at the time. I started a tech-focussed blog called Interweb World. This post looks at why this was a bad decision and what I’ve been doing to rectify the problem.
Do you want to start playing with RSS, but don’t know what software to use or how to subscribe to an RSS feed? This article will show you how to set up RSS readers for a number of free programs.
Posted in Internet Technologies on Monday, November 14 2005 | Comments Off