6
Jul

Free music! – Review of Playlist.com

   Posted by: techiecat   in Review

Isn’t it nice that you share your favorite songs with the friends who visit your web site? Isn’t it nicer that you can get the songs for free? There are quite a lot music sharing apps on the web, but playlist.com makes this easy and free for you. They automatically collect the songs published on the web and pack them in a nice interface. All you have to do is to

  • register an account,
  • search for your favorite songs and add to a playlist,
  • then publish the playlist anywhere you like

You can start by listening to my playlist at the sidebar and trying to add songs to your playlist.

Note: the playlist widget does not work on a Fedora + Firefox platform (that’s why I remove it from my sidebar finally). I did not test other unix/linux platform. If you have such experience, you are welcome to leave a comment here.

30
Jun

Wimbledon Website’s New Feature Frustrated Me

   Posted by: techiecat   in Uncategorized

Wimbledon official web site has a nice face, but one of its new feature “My Wimbledon” frustrated me. It would be a very useful and sweet improvement, if it can function better. I love that I can add my favorite players and track they scores and news. But the problem is that the interface cannot track my actions and positions. For example, after I clicked a link in the News & Media column and went back, it will show “No information available” and automatically go to the Score column. Then, I have to click the News & Media column again and scroll down to the the last unread news. You may ask “why not open it in a new tab?” Well, it can’t because it is coded by flash and does not provide this interface.

In some cases, you may want to change the old domain name or path of your blog to a new one. In such cases, you may have trouble to access your wordpress blog after such change. This article gives solution for that.

At first, Let me show you two cases that I have met (The following operations happened after I had installed my wordpress blog on my machine).

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This is a short tutorial for installing WordPress locally on a Fedora 9 machine (with SELinux enabled). It assumes that you are going to set up a self-hosted WordPress blogging platform. I will present the whole working flow here, with some special concerns on SELinux issues.
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