Archive for the 'The Blog Itself' Category

Weblog Enhanced Search Completed

Monday, May 5th, 2003 | 08:16

My weekend programming project to improve the search capabilities of the weblog software I’m using is basically done, after a spate of typical computer-based monomania. The search function works … Continue reading »

b2 hack ideas

Thursday, April 24th, 2003 | 08:34

A couple ideas for b2 hacks to file away until I have time in a month or so: Enhanced search engine: This will require a moderate amount of work. The … Continue reading »

b2print enhancement

Sunday, April 20th, 2003 | 09:42

Minor enhancement to the b2print.php script, which creates a printable version of a post. I’ve modified the make_url_footnote function found in b2-inc/b2functions.php to generate BR-ized output, with URL footnotes … Continue reading »

b2mailpost updated

Sunday, April 20th, 2003 | 09:19

Fixed a problem with register_globals = off. Basically, the various HTTP POST/GET variables weren’t being passed through correctly, as described here. Yes, the b2mailpost.php wasn’t written as safely … Continue reading »

Search highlighting

Thursday, March 20th, 2003 | 08:08

Added highlighting of search terms using a javascript technique found on this forum posting. Search terms will be highlighted according to the CSS “searchterm”, which is currently yellow. … Continue reading »

Mail Posting Function

Sunday, March 9th, 2003 | 17:18

Finally got around to writing a “mail posting to a friend” function. There should now be a link next to “printable” that will bring up a form to mail … Continue reading »

Printable Version

Thursday, February 27th, 2003 | 09:17

Added a printable version for articles, using code found on the b2 forum. One change in that code was to add the URL for the original article, as well … Continue reading »

Most Recent Google Searches

Wednesday, January 29th, 2003 | 10:47

Because I’m somewhat fascinated how strangers find their way to this blog, I’ve done a quick perl script that parses out the most recent referrals from Google, and puts them … Continue reading »

Vbulletin Style Page Numbers

Monday, January 27th, 2003 | 13:32

Implemented this hack: boardom :: View topic – [Hacks] Vbulletin Style Page Numbers. This will put go-to-page-number style navigation at the bottom.

Hack to limit the number of archives

Tuesday, January 7th, 2003 | 11:54

Here’s a quick hack to limit the number of archive entries shown (e.g., 6 months of archives, with a link to expand out the rest): b2archives.diff Some minor layout changes, also, mainly … Continue reading »