Category Archives: Site Updates

Any news relating to the website and its various components.

That Lightbox Thingy

While you may not know what Lightbox is, you’ve definitely seen it on this site. It’s that cool little thing where when you click on one of the pics in the post and it get all big and pretty. Well, it’s seems to be having some hiccups lately and I’m working to resolve the issue. I’ll keep you updated.

I should also be uploading more photos this upcoming weekend. Most are scanned images from my childhood. Why not, that’s what a gallery is for, isn’t it?

Have a great day!  :grin:

Family Tree expanded

The genealogy bug has bitten me again. I’ve spent the better part of the day updating the family tree database, modifying files and adding new Doddema’s and other family members to the mix. Loads of fun! I added probably about 50 individuals today with the help of a wonderful website: Genlias. I think I’ve mentioned it before and if I have…good for me. It’s amazing.   Continue reading

Site update for 8 December 2006

Big updates for today. Mr Papa has been helping me get some plugins installed that, I believe, have greatly enhanced the site. I’ve mentioned before how many problems I was having installing the Gallery plugin but within a couple hours, not only did Mr Papa get the plugin in working, he rewrote the CSS and PHP so that it would more closely match the theme of the site. Now that’s amazing.

If you have any problems with the site or the plugins that I have installed, let me know and I’ll get it worked out.

Gallery next

I’ll be turning my attention next to adding integration with Gallery2. I’ve used this before with Joomla and although it’s not the easiest program to use, it’s one of the better ones and appears to have lots of assistance in making it work with WordPress. For me, that’s important. Nothing I hate more than installing something and finding out there’s no support for it.
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