ChangeLog ( page 7 )

Changes I make to the website. submit

April 2008

written by owen, 2008-Apr-10

Well the news site has been up for about a month now, still abit hard for my mom to use. I added a news RSS feed as well.

I have a GTalk box in the sidebar which allows people to chat with me whenever I have google talk open. Testing that out abit.

I changed the image paths in the RSS feed hopefully everybody is seeing the images now.

Links to youtube are now automagically converted to video objects. So if you want to post a video just put the youtube link in the description text and the website will do the rest.

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ESTEBAN AGOSTO REID commented: The news site is very interesting. I visit it relatively often for information.Wishing your mom the best in learning how to use it.Keep up the good work brethren.RESPECT!! ... read 2 more

News Beta Live

written by owen, 2008-Mar-4

Took about a week, rest of the time spent testing. It is basically a big news magazine. There is no content that is ACTUALLY on the site, however the sites purpose is to direct people to where the content exists. Its like a REALLY FANCY BLOGROLL. Any suggestions are welcome. Right now anybody can post links to any blog posts or news stories they wish ( even if its your own ). So if you watch a movie or you anixous about something or you caan cook or wrote something that you'd like to share just click the "submit link" link and add it to the site.

It will look better as I mess with it over time and get user feed back....anyway.....News - Today on the Internet(Working Title).

Its pretty simple whether its worth while is yet to be seen. Its all about self promotion, directed local content and ease of use. There are only 3 sections now, more sections/countries/categories can be added if needs be. There is no comment feature on the actual site (as users are encouraged to post comments on the actual "linked" site). I have full control of it so don't hesitate to tell me what needs to change to make it better.

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Tami commented: Owen has other ways of making money. [mocking] ... read 8 more

Feb 2008 - news

written by owen, 2008-Feb-11

Some might notice that I have removed the news link from the menu. I'm redoing it. People have been going there and not finding anything of interest to them. So I took it upon myself to develop a dedicated website where links can be posted to various types of interesting stuff videos, pictures etc. Blog posts and the opinions of bloggers are of special interest and will be encouraged over other media sources.

I'm still playing around with the concept of how it will look and work ( meaning that I'm almost done ). Its going to be like a magazine of random interesting links to other webpage. Right now there are 3 sections: Main (with everything), Jamaica (with jamaican stuff) and International (foriegn news). I don't really know about other caribbean islands so I wouldn't take up the task of having a whole section for them unless I can get links to whats cool in those areas.

Anyway thats the jist of it. If you want to see it while I work on it send me a email or leave me some ideas on how best to do it in the comments.

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Mad Bull commented: Of course I want to see it. ... read 7 more

January 2008

written by owen, 2008-Jan-6

2008! YES!!! Finally I can change the theme without being seen as a style whore with A.D.D. So far it seems that it will be more white less colors, bigger text and more class. Like a apple mac or a wii. Let me know if you hate it. The old theme will be in the settings but as you know you have to login to get that sorry.

I'm going to add 2 new sections;

  • Technology:Where items posted by users will be about programming, video games and computer stuff. It won't show up on the homepage
  • Glamorous: Where items posted by users will be about other people and what they are doing. So you'll be able to promote good stuff going on anywhere offsite - especially blog stuff

Some readers might notice that the more sections I have the less I post in logbook - its true.

Stuff I forgot

  • When you make a reply to a comment you will notice that the page doesn't refresh. So making mutiple replies on the same post is easier now.
  • fixed all the dates so that they are now more relative like 10 minutes ago, 2 hours ago, 1 week ago
  • the comments list on the user page now have a page nav

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ID commented: y u being more blonde with bueaty spell like that on the page? you write about bueaty??? i dont like this layout it makes me feel retarded :x ... read 15 more

October 2007 - pt 2

written by owen, 2007-Oct-7

Well it seems to be working again. Changed website hosts, still copying up files, changed home page. Didn't realise how awful the font looks in opera. Anyway tell me if you see anything that is broken.

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Mad Bull commented: Yay!!! Owensoft is back! My bloglife is complete once again! [confident] ... read 12 more

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