Tuesday Rant

on 11 Aug 2009 11:18

Tuesday is the day we complain about things we dislike in Wikidot. I have a long list of things that annoy me but only two worth mentioning today.

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Customize Your Theme

on 09 Aug 2009 16:56

Wikidot offers different ways to write and manage custom themes. The simplest way is to open your site manager and create a custom theme, then apply that to your default category. But as part of the Iron Giant project to build template sites, we've developed an easier, better way. In this blog posting I'll explain how that works.

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Template Sites Project

on 07 Aug 2009 17:06

The template sites project is moving ahead like an fast train. When we announced the wiki template project, we promised three pro account gifts to the best contributors. Time to announce the winners…

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Is This the Future of Browsers?

on 07 Aug 2009 09:43

Apan Loon (that is, I hope for his sake as a kid, not his real name) sent me some screenshots showing Wikidot in action in Second Life, which is a kind of "virtual world" where you can meet other "residents" with strange names and funny clothes.

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Playing With Domains

on 06 Aug 2009 14:13

Some time ago, I read a comment from a Wikidot site admin complaining that there were no other domains available than "wikidot.com". This was, I guess, before we opened custom domains to all sites.

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What Makes Wikidot Better?

on 05 Aug 2009 14:19

People sometimes compare Wikidot to other wiki farms like PBworks and wikispaces. The obvious differences are: we're much cheaper, we don't have a wysiwyg editor, and we don't have such nice graphics. But the real difference is much more important than that and explains why Wikidot will, IMO, become the most popular place for wiki 2.0 projects.

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Watchers Module V2

on 05 Aug 2009 09:16

I proposed a new design sketch for the Rating module about a week ago, and after a good discussion, the sketch turned into what I'd consider a very solid design. Now I'm going to do the same with the Watchers module.

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