Changes

Jump to navigation Jump to search
Wordpress & skin
Line 10: Line 10:  
These are the very highest priorities for new features and fixes on Appropedia, in rough order. Can you find a concrete task (big or small) to help with? Leave a note on the {{talk page}} - thanks!
 
These are the very highest priorities for new features and fixes on Appropedia, in rough order. Can you find a concrete task (big or small) to help with? Leave a note on the {{talk page}} - thanks!
   −
# New [[Appropedia:Skin|skin]] - very important to make Appropedia an enjoyable and usable site for visitors.
+
# New [[Appropedia:Skin|skin]] - help with any part of this:
 +
## help install test skin on dev wiki - contact [[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]]
 +
## help choose color scheme. Like [[blogs:|blog]]? Something completely different?
 +
## edit CSS to achieve new color scheme.
 
# Social & forum features. E.g.  
 
# Social & forum features. E.g.  
 
## within MediaWiki (like [http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum/sc/id1/Gardenology.org.html Gardenology's forum]; or [http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum Wikia's forum implementation] - both seem to use Stand Alone Forum Extension(?)
 
## within MediaWiki (like [http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum/sc/id1/Gardenology.org.html Gardenology's forum]; or [http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Special:AWCforum Wikia's forum implementation] - both seem to use Stand Alone Forum Extension(?)
## within Wordpress? extensions exist but how well do they work?
+
## within Wordpress? See wordpress section below.
# Adding semantic features without some of the non-user-friendly aspects of [http://semantic-mediawiki.org/ Semantic MediaWiki]. How does SMW work with FCKEditor? Which features of SMW should we turn on? (Off: Inline semantic information is probably confusing to newbies unless handled very cleverly in WYSIWYG. On: Allowing users to view the intersection of categories would be a very useful feature. On: Project tracking.)
+
# Adding semantic features without some of the non-user-friendly aspects of [http://semantic-mediawiki.org/ Semantic MediaWiki].  
 +
## How does SMW work with FCKEditor?  
 +
## Which features of SMW should we turn on? (Off: Inline semantic information is probably confusing to newbies unless handled very cleverly in WYSIWYG. On: Allowing users to view the intersection of categories would be a very useful feature. On: Project tracking.)  
 +
## Which extensions do we install to achieve this?
 
# Fix RecentChanges cache (?) so it's possible to view more than 7 days. '''Solution''': <nowiki>$wgRCMaxAge        = 13 * 7 * 24 * 3600;        // 13 weeks</nowiki> <s>a simple code change which seems to produce something more like the intended results, at [[Appropedia:Site development/RC fix]].</s>
 
# Fix RecentChanges cache (?) so it's possible to view more than 7 days. '''Solution''': <nowiki>$wgRCMaxAge        = 13 * 7 * 24 * 3600;        // 13 weeks</nowiki> <s>a simple code change which seems to produce something more like the intended results, at [[Appropedia:Site development/RC fix]].</s>
 
# A box on the navbar letting people easily email friends about the page they're viewing. "Tell a friend about this site. Email addresses will not be saved or used for any other purpose."
 
# A box on the navbar letting people easily email friends about the page they're viewing. "Tell a friend about this site. Email addresses will not be saved or used for any other purpose."
Line 26: Line 32:     
Wordpress issues:
 
Wordpress issues:
# RSS feed - still getting blank line error in spite of extensive work to try and fix it (all the obvious fixes and a few obsure ones.)
+
# RSS feed - still getting blank line error in spite of extensive work to try and fix it (all the obvious fixes and a few obsure ones.) - ''Woozle gave a suggestion, which we'll follow up. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 04:04, 25 February 2010 (UTC)''
 
# newsletter with MailPress (I tried but couldn't get mail servers set up. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 21:25, 24 February 2010 (UTC))
 
# newsletter with MailPress (I tried but couldn't get mail servers set up. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 21:25, 24 February 2010 (UTC))
# Forum extension? (see above, "Social & forum features")
+
# Forum add-on? (From above, "Social & forum features") Extensions exist but how well do they work?
 +
## http://simplepressforum.com/ looks very well featured, and integrates with wordpress login.
 +
## If we can work out an automatic Wordpress-MediaWiki cross-login, this would be much nicer, less confusing. OpenID behind the scenes?
    
<noinclude>
 
<noinclude>

Navigation menu