By Hass :: January 04, 2005 @ 09:53 AM
I realized I was never going to finish the upgrades to the site before we moved, and possibly not before Sprout is born, and possibly not before a 5th birthday. So, I made the redeisgn that I have the front page.
So the stylesheet is updated, but the the templates don't completely match the stylesheets causing a whole range of wacky hyjinx. Give it some time I can likely make a couple fixes to pull this of most of the way.
The main thing holding up launching it earlier is the picutre int he front. I want to fully automate that as part of the photoblog. Photo blog you say, yes I want one, no I don't have one. I've been searching for a good way to do it, and I think I can using a bevy of plugins to automate it all and just drop photos into a folder and poof make an album or splash or an entry, somehtign fancy ya know. but with minimal work in the long run. however I don't have time to put forth the effort in the short run.
By Hass :: December 22, 2004 @ 11:20 AM
I finally got around to validating my XHTML. Found a couple bugs, especially on the front page. In fixing those bugs I'm pretty sure the Windows IE link bug will be straightened out.
The recipes were also moved out of the front page stream of posts. I've gotta find them a new home on the front page though. there doesn't seem to be enough room for another box though.
Now that I'm looking at the site more, I'm thinking the front page could use a new arrangement too. it feels disorganized and my goals of a single dominant starting image on the front page are not working out well.
By Hass :: November 02, 2004 @ 05:02 AM
• Figure out TrackBacks and Pings
• Get my HTML validated
• Find a quick easy way of adding photo galleries
• Hunt browser gremlins
• Add Xmas letter archive
By Hass :: November 02, 2004 @ 04:42 AM
After three months of toil and frustration, we're launching the site today. Thanks to everybody who has taken a look and offered feedback.
I'm blown away by how much the web has changed since the last time I really got my teeth wrapped around a site. CSS and MT have made the World Wide Web a much snazzier place that is a lot easier to update.
As with anything new, I'm sure there will be kinks, please let me know if you see anything you want changed or fixed. Just leave a comment below.
By Hass :: October 28, 2004 @ 07:32 AM
I've got a lot of little gremlins to hunt down on the site, but i've been busy at work and have avoided being on a computer in my spare time. oh well. I still feel ready to launch next week with some "news."
By Hass :: October 25, 2004 @ 09:19 AM
Thanks for expressing interest in beta testing this site. We're planning to "launch" the site on Nov. 2 when we go for the big ultrasound and find out if we should be buying blue or pink swaddling clothes.
Looks like the bulk of the site is up and running now. I was hoping that you could take a poke around let me know if you find anything that looks odd, smells funny, or drips of wreckless spelling. Any level of concern is welcome. There are a couple things I'm still planning to do. I'd feel vindicated if we you pointed out the same things.
Please just post your comments in the form below.
By Hass :: October 24, 2004 @ 08:56 PM
just a test here
By Hass :: September 26, 2004 @ 11:45 AM
this woudl include informatin like when I'm pissed off
By Hass :: August 15, 2004 @ 10:51 PM
this is great i get to add another dummy entry to populate my sub categories
By Hass :: August 14, 2004 @ 03:31 PM
we'll have to see if this darned thing works. then we'll have to figure out everythgin about the site structure. still having some internal debates about what to do. obviously i need to have everything on the the index level. plugins and filtering work there and not in the category archive. seems like archive should be used for just that, archives.