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Odds and Ends

Harriet McBryde Johnson

Harriet McBryde Johnson has died. Hers was a fabulous voice – a Southern voice, a woman’s voice, an advocate’s voice, a sensible voice – for the disabled. I’m trying to find the first thing I ever read by her –…
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Lost in WordPress

When you install a new WordPress theme, check to see what it does for 404s and unfound search pages. You may be surprised at the message you’re giving your readers. For example, the popular Cutline theme produces “Easy, tiger. This…
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Multiple authors, multiple time zones?

I’m setting up my first multiple author WordPress blog, for an organization with contributors across the United States. I’ve searched in vain for some methodology or plugin that allows authors to have their own time zones, so that their posts…
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Outlook 2003 – 24 hour clock, multiple time zones

Since everyone who sees my Outlook calendar seems to be amazed by this, I’ll put links to the instructions here. I’ve been working satellite operations, where everything is in UTC. I’ve been working weird hours, and frequently am unable to…
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Accessible CAPTCHAs?

Donimo says: I have two arts-based disability blogs and I was unaware of the problem with captchas. So many people use them to avoid spam comments. How do you avoid this? Can you recommend any sites for guidelines for making…
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