Category: Site

Site redesign

I’ve applied a new template to the site, replacing the old boring one with something a little more dynamic. This is in anticipation of posting more content, so it’ll take a while for the content to catch up with the...

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Fixing the past

I’ve been going through my older posts, and updating the image links so the pictures I posted years ago will show up. I’ve moved the blog around a few times, changed DNS names, and generally haven’t made it...

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New design testing

I’m in the process of picking and customizing a new WordPress theme for the blog. My current one is about 5 years old, and isn’t able to take advantage of some of the new features of WordPress. So if the site looks...

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Energizer Sunrises

One of the benefits of having the sun move more horizontally than vertically during the winter is the length of our sunrises and sunsets. While we currently may only have 5 hours of actual sun, the rising and setting takes...

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An award!

I’ve been given an award by TMC at Return to Rural! She hearts my little blog here, and included it for an award that’s going around. Thanks T! As the rules dictate (or at least suggest…gently), I need to do...

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New(ish) Bigwoofs Technology site

I spent most of this afternoon revamping the Bigwoofs Technology site, trying out a tool called RapidWeaver. I did the last iteration by hand, and it was okay, but I didn’t put any effort into making it IE6 compatible, and...

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Now with zoom!

I’ve been feeling a little limited by the width constraint of my blog for posting photos. I made it pretty big already, by web design standards, formatting it for screens set at 1024×768. Typically we’re...

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Prepare to upgrade!

I’m going to upgrade to WordPress 2.5 today. If all goes well, everything will look the same Update: Everything went well, and the updated versions of the plugins I use work even better than before. ...

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This site looks bad in IE6

It’s true.  I’ve fiddled with the CSS so it is actually readable now, but there are still some graphical anomalies that make the site look a little rough.  Seeing as how it’s my personal site, and I’m not...

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Waiting for updates

Apparently my web host is upgrading the hosting server, so I’m holding off on posting much of anything until they’re done copying everything and bring the new server online.  We should see improved loading times once...

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