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[5 Jul 2008 | Comments Off on GalleryLink v2.0 | ]

I’ve rewritten the original Gallery Link plugin to be compatible with Movable Type 4 and with Gallery 2 (Sorry, Gallery 1 users, my plugin is not compatible. The old one should still work for you.)
I’m still working out the bugs. Watch this space, I will release the plugin shortly. After switching to WordPress, my enthusiasm for Movable Type has wained. Sorry. Send me a line if you are interested in the code set.


[3 Jul 2008 | Comments Off on Upgrading to Movable Type 4: The Saga II | ]

The template module system is much more refined in MT4 compared to MT3.x, but the navigation in the Dashboard is a little bit cumbersome. The navigation in MT4.2 is much better, (phew!). There is also a dashboard plugin called Template Shelf that might be useful. I tried it in MT4.1 and it made it much easier to jump between various modules and templates. I’m not sure it is compatible with MT4.2, and its benefit may only be incremental over the new navigation layout.


[22 Jun 2008 | Comments Off on Upgrading to Movable Type 4: The Saga | ]

It all began a few weeks ago. I had decided that I wanted to make my website more uniform in its look-and-feel. I was pleased with how my Mainprize Gallery looked. It is powered by Gallery 2 and uses a Carbon theme which has a very clean layout and a dark background that is very good for viewing photos. Even though a dark background isn’t generally ideal for a weblog, I thought that it would be neat to see if I could make a Movable Type blog look like my …


[28 Oct 2007 | Comments Off on Gallery Update | ]

I’ve finally upgraded my gallery site to “Gallery 2” (I wish they had a better name… Gallery is so generic). I’ve used the Carbon theme which is fairly ubuiqitous among Gallery users, but it is certain a very clean, modern looking theme that makes it easy to view photos. I’ve also upgraded the link between my Movable Type blogs and Gallery by rewriting MTGalleryLink to support version 2. It’s been seriously hacked, and much of the functionality is gone. Oh well, at least …


[29 Jan 2005 | Comments Off on Movable Type 3.15 | ]

Ok, Movable Type is moving a lot quicker now. This is the second upgrade in a month. I don’t think there are any obvious changes though. Hopefully everything still works great.