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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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Site Redesign

I realized a couple months ago that I was consistently increasing the font size on my own site, and that I couldn’t read the light grey text in the sidebars comfortably, so I’ve done a little re-work. The WordPress template…
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How about auto-moderate?

The barrage of uncaught spam comments appears to have stopped. S commented on the previous entry that she wouldn’t want to shut off any attempt to strike up a conversation, so I went hunting for something less draconian. I’m giving…
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Auto-close comments

Here’s a WordPress plugin that closes comments on all posts older than 21 days: Auto-Close Comments. It runs a query and update against the database when any one of the following occur: A post is published (but not saved as…
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