How To Add Links to a Post

To add a link to a web page, type in some text. Then highlight the text. The Insert/Edit Link icon will go live (it looks like a chain link and appears next to the Justify Right icon.) A pop-up window will appear - pastes in the URL. Finally, click [more]

Printing Web Pages

I am always on the lookout for easy ways to print web pages. Print What You Like - Free, ad-based service Choose which items you want to print from a web page. This is especially helpful when trying to print comments on blog posts as well as on [more]

Cleanfrog Theme

Trying out yet another new theme, Cleanfrog. It is minimalist theme with a white background and no banner image. Menu items are separated by slashes. Instead of being able to upload a custom header image, it allows for custom backgrounds - a solid [more]


Twitter Tools isn't working so well with the new Blogs. Grrr. Here are two other options for adding a twitter feed to your sidebar: RSS widget in sidebar Add a RSS widget Copy the URL into the box for RSS feed, e.g. [more]

WPMU Dev Plugins

As part of my job, I get to play around with plugins for the Otis Blogosphere. Slowly but surely, I am adding info about them in the main Help section. Today, though,  I'd like to tell you about one of the best repositories of plugins, WPMU DEV. We [more]

Adding Student Blogs to Class Blog

Teaching a class? Requiring your students to create their own blogs? Still waiting for the URLs for those blogs? Well, have we got a solution for you - use the Add link sidebar widget. People can add a link to your blogroll straight from your [more]