by andrea

Installing WPMU locally on MAMP

Want to install WordPressMU locally on your Mac? Nettuts has a tut, naturally. I don’t have a mac, sadly.

by andrea

How to move WordPressMU

Kristarella has a great post on How to move wordpressmu.

by andrea

Another way to stop spam blogs

D’Arcy Norman has figured out a quick htaccess method to stop those sploggers from doing their automated signups. Head on over to his blog for the details.

by Ron

Rock stars

A hat tip to both Illutic & Kim who nominated both Andrea & I (Ron) as WordPress Rockstars. Donncha is also on the roster. WordPress Rockstars has a rating system in place and you can give give each of us a rating. Stats on the rating results are on the main page.

by andrea

BuddyPress Themes & skinning

(Editor’s note: this was published in May, 2009 and the BuddyPress Theme structure has changed since it was written. As of November 2009, Free BuddyPress Themes is under new ownership and has a whole new pile of themes. Check it out Free BuddyPress Themes. Or if you’re interested in a paid theme, check out the…

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by Ron

Login Widget

I wrote the original login widget 2-3 years ago. The reason I wrote it was that quite a few of our bloggers on homeschool journal had/have their comments set to user must be logged in to comment. The default flow for a commenter (using the default links) in that situation is Click the login link…

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by andrea

Picking the right web host

In today’s post, I go over the types of hosting available and break them down so you can make the right choice for you and your setup. Before we get into the nitty-gritty, the biggest point I want to make is make sure you get a Linux-based hosting package. WPMU runs under Apache and it…

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by andrea

Pardon the dust

Over the weekend, a small group of people on twitter got the see a preview of the new WPMUtutorials redesign. The new theme (if you pop on in from RSS) is from Elegant Themes, a premium theme club. I happened to win a free year’s membership in a contest over at WP Zoom, and I…

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by andrea

2.7.1 released, and an overview

WordPressMU 2.7.1 has just been released, and with it a few interesting new features. First off, in the Site Admin -> Options menu, you can now choose to have new subscribers with no blog, get attached to a specific blog. They have been attached to the main blog, but some people have found that unwieldy….

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