Movable Type 3.2 No Longer Notifies Me

When I upgraded to MT 3.2, all seemed well, but my notification emails I used to get when a new comment or trackback was received is now no longer working. (Update: Monday night….it works now! they had a power outage at my host —first time that’s happened! Maybe that VERY HARD reboot is what did the trick, or there’s also Continue Reading

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Trying to figure out StyleCatcher

I’m having a hack of a time trying to get StyleCatcher working. Anybody know what directory needs permissions? My StyleCatcher Plugin is under my /mt/plugins/StyleCatcher the themes folders are under /mt/mt-static/themes whenever I try to apply a selected theme in StyleCatcher, I get this error: “Could not create theme-april_showers folder – Check that your ‘themes’ folder is webserver-writable” Update: I Continue Reading

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wBloggar Errors

I just installed wbloggar4, but it seems to have a problem with MT 316, or at least my installation. After filling in my www.theoblogical.org and /movtyp/mt-xmlrpc.cgi and sending my name and password, I get: w.bloggar – 1072896659 Unable to parse the XML response. Parser Reason: Invalid at the top level of the document. I am trying to connect to an Continue Reading

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Blog Spell Checker?

I have been typing so badly lately; I need a spell checker for my blogging. I use either IE6+ or Firefox 1.0 (trying to use Firefox and Sage more and more….I like Firefox/Sage’s RSS reader.) But my blog entries are getting mistyped a lot; and I am embarassed when my references to blogs that have trackback show my mispellings, so Continue Reading

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Quotation style text

I just noticed that the font in my quotation boxes changes if the quote runs more than one paragraph. Why is this? Here’s the CSS: blockquote { margin: 9px; background-color:#CCCCCC; padding-top: 9px; padding-right: 9px; padding-left: 9px; padding-bottom: 9px; } and there’s this section: .content blockquote { line-height: 150%; } There are p tags inside these blockquote sections (the gray backgrounds) Continue Reading

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MT Comment Registration

I turned on the option: Accept Comments from Registered Visitors added my TypeKey Token, but still get the following error: Comment Submission Error – Your comment submission failed for the following reasons: Registration is required. Please correct the error in the form below, then press Post to post your comment. What is happening? UPDATE (1pm CST) I replaced all my Continue Reading

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Comments Back Open

I now can take comments again (until they figure out how to deal with redirects, which may take them a while). I did away with the usual javascript popups, and sent the request to an intermediate page that traps any requests that aren’t originating from my blog. update: They don’t work…..I never tried an actual comment. I’m not getting the Continue Reading

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Comments and Blogs Conundrum

After finally successfully upgrading my MT 2.66 to 3.1.21, I have had commenting problems. I had been under the impression that one of MT3’s major advantages was that it had builtin solutions for comment handling. But after MT-Blacklist failed to work when I installed it, I tried the TypeKey Authentication, which also did nothing; NADA. So I am now operating Continue Reading

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MT 311 upgrade messed with my main blog

This is crazy. I set up a brand new subdirectory (mt31), and copied my movtyp directory (where my 2661 version is running) and made a copy of my database, and pointed the mt.cfg file I copied into my new mt31 directory. I then uploaded all the files from my download of the mt311 upgrade , and made sure that mt.cfg Continue Reading

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