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Overriding small caps in Oulipo

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Oulipo is one of the latest additions to wp.com themes. Two unique features: a) Blog title, tagline and “top” navigation tabs are placed in the left sidebar instead of the header; their position is fixed (that is, they don’t disappear out of view when you scroll down). b) The first line of each post … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 7 – world news

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn not to use Explorer). 1. Associated Press & Reuters http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/news-from-the-associated-press-mr_show_time http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/breaking-news-video Visit page, … Continue reading

Divider lines

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The simplest way to create a divider line (in the html post or page editor, or in a text widget) is the hr tag: <hr /> This tag no longer supports attributes for color, thickness etc., so you cannot change the way the line looks. You can only make it shorter, by turning it … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 6 – quotes etc.

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn not to use Explorer). 1. Various quotes http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-brainyquote http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-jauhari http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/art-quote-of-the-day http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/quote-of-the-day-quotesandpoem Visit page, … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 5 – weather

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). For suitable dimensions check my post on sidebar width (or post/page width). • May not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn not … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 4 – world time

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget or html post/page editor. For suitable dimensions check my posts on sidebar width and post/page width. • Some of these widgets may not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 3 – analog clocks

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). For suitable dimensions check my post on sidebar width. • Some of these widgets may not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 2 – some digital clocks

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • General background: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). For suitable dimensions check my post on sidebar width. • Some of these widgets may not display correctly in Explorer – use at your own risk (till Explorer learns to behave, or till users learn … Continue reading

Links to specific points on a page

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Such links are most commonly used for jumping from a table of contents to the beginning of a chapter or section (as in Wikipedia). To do this, you need two pieces of code (in the html editor, of course): one at the source point and one at the destination point. • If the destination point … Continue reading

Widgets for wp.com blogs: 1 – some calendars

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ • For general background as well as a couple of other calendars see this post: The gigya shortcode 3 – widgets. • Paste shortcode into text widget (or html post/page editor). • You can change the dimensions; check my post on sidebar width. http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [gigya src="http://widgia.com/widgets/bleu_calendar/calendar.swf" quality="high" width="250" height="250" ]

The gigya shortcode 3 – inserting Flash

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ A standard reply in the wp.com forum has been that you cannot add flash, iframe, or javascript based objects (because you’re not allowed to use such codes in wp.com blogs, for security reasons), and that widgets can only be placed in the sidebar or bottombar of a blog. But actually flash-based objects can be … Continue reading

The gigya shortcode 2 – inserting Flickr slideshows

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ As explained in part 1 of this series of posts, the gigya shortcode allows you to use flash objects in a wp.com blog. “Flash objects” includes Flickr slideshows (but be careful with copyright issues). If you have enabled auto-embedding in Settings>Media, then you should be able to insert a Flickr slideshow simply by pasting … Continue reading

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