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WordPress “About The Author” Without Plugins

While I love that WordPress has a huge developer community, a lot of plug-ins are overkill. WP does a great job of packaging CMS features into its core functions, meaning that a ton of awesome content is available, usually in a single line of code. Let’s take the “about the author” boxes, popular on professional […]

soupsoup: staff: Reblogs of posts greater than 500 characters are now automatically reblogged as lin

soupsoup: staff: Reblogs of posts greater than 500 characters are now automatically reblogged as links. TL;DR Sane users had already been doing this manually, but I’m appreciative of the help.

staff: Now testing: Replies This very beta new feature allows people you follow to reply to your pos

staff: Now testing: Replies This very beta new feature allows people you follow to reply to your posts. So far, this feature only works from the Dashboard and only on your primary blog. Some big updates are on the way. :) You can enable it by checking off Customize → Advanced → Enable replies. GOD I AM […]

Tumblr desperately needs a “poweruser” setting

The slideshow in the previous post is a good example of why. I have no way to control the size of that slideshow. Or to make it full screen. Or to link to specific slides.  And I’m pretty sure Mono Slideshow has those settings. It’s not that I consider myself too good for Tumblr; it’s […]

lifeaquatic: cosmocatalano: “Soma”Smashing PumpkinsSiamese Dream (1993)Virgin Records (posted for pa

lifeaquatic: cosmocatalano: “Soma”Smashing PumpkinsSiamese Dream (1993)Virgin Records (posted for pants-too-tight, name-starts-with-the six-year olds—you’ll want to budget a few minutes to listen to this). Love it. Also, why is there a camera icon in the corner of the post? Photo reply.

The True Measure of Photo Editing Software

Dave: did you try .net paint? Dave: the url is: http://www.getpaint.net/ Cosmo: “unlimited undo” Cosmo: that is a specious boast Cosmo: pretty sure I could write a script that would exhaust its capacity for undo in about 5 minutes Cosmo: I’m pretty agile with GIMP, but I’ll give this a shot Cosmo: in many cases, […]

staff: The “Ask” button is now included in the action menu! We are getting closer to comments. Excep

staff: The “Ask” button is now included in the action menu! We are getting closer to comments. Except you won’t call them comments. There will be a checkbox in your preferences that says “Display Asks?”

staff: The Tumblr Backup app is ready for beta testing! Download (Mac OS X, requires 10.5 or higher)

staff: The Tumblr Backup app is ready for beta testing! Download (Mac OS X, requires 10.5 or higher) Unlike other publishing sites’ approach to backups, our goal was to create a useful copy of your blog’s content that can be viewed on any computer, burned to a CD, or hosted as an archive of static […]

It’s not so much that Tumblr keeps cranking out these useless featurettes—it’s that 600+

It’s not so much that Tumblr keeps cranking out these useless featurettes—it’s that 600+ people decide to “like” them.

staff: Don’t get stuck doing math on your Dashboard! Note counts now increment automatically. Have a

staff: Don’t get stuck doing math on your Dashboard! Note counts now increment automatically. Have a nice weekend! I know Tumblr staff don’t read my blog. But sometimes it seems like they do read my blog and then do stuff specifically to frustrate me.