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Drupal 6 maintenance mode missing head elements

Posted on 19 January 2012 by jose

Yesterday, I blacked out my site in protest of SOPA and PIPA. I figured th' easiest way t' do so were bein' t' create a quick custom theme just fer th' occasion, a minimalist theme inspired by BoingBoing's own SOPA Strike page, feed the fishes Further, I would switch me site t' its offline mode, which meant I had t' have a workin' maintenance page template.

Burying the lede: oh, by the way...

Posted on 08 April 2011 by jose

This isn't necessarily big news, or even new news, but 'tis important t' me: last June I became a Drupal module maintainer. I had previously submitted a couple o' patches t' one o' th' modules we use at work, an' after some time without any comment, I decided t' ask th' module maintainer about it, I'll warrant ye. The ornery cuss immediately offered me th' position, since he ha'nae been able t' give th' module th' attention it wanted, an', with trepidation, I accepted.

It's been such a long time

Posted on 09 February 2011 by jose

I think I should be bloggin'. Aye. Time hasn't waited fer me; 'tis been almost a year an' a half. But first, I must apologize t' Tom Scholz.

Big changes in me life, yo ho, ho Over th' next few days, I hope t' update on these changes, Avast me hearties, feed the fishes To wit: I'm now livin' in Alpharetta, GA, on a dead man's chest, ya bilge rat! I accomplished this in two moves. The first move were bein' from Boston t' temporary lodgin's in Roswell, GA, ya bilge rat! Now I'm settled into a nice little home office in a condo (with a garage!) in Alpharetta. Still tryin' t' adjust t' livin' down here; th' weather, ironically, has helped, as it has been colder than normal, which fer me equates t' just plain normal.

Drupal Sub-themes

Posted on 19 September 2009 by jose

Wow, time flies when ye're havin' fun. I ha'nae intended t' spend th' day playin' with Drupal, but th' incontrovertible fact is that 'tis almost ten already, so I have. The notion were bein' t' enable th' Pirate module (Arrrr!!!) an' then take care o' a couple o' security advisories that affected me installation, requirin' that I update Drupal core an' th' Date module. This ultimately ended up leadin' t' me creatin' a sub-theme fer th' Marinelli theme.

Drupal upgrade post-mortem

Posted on 27 March 2009 by jose

Cuttin' t' th' chase: It were bein' easy, if tedi'us.

Onward.

Where have I been fer th' past few months? I wrote 50,000 words of a novel in November while maintainin' a full work schedule, we'll keel-haul ye! Most o' th' novel were bein' written after midnight; just thinkin' about th' process o' writin' it makes me feel tired. Work's kept me pretty busy with lots o' Drupal work. I've been flexin' me artistic muscles a bit, doin' some logo work fer meself an' fer maties. I've done some troubleshootin' on websites; last week I helped fix th' theme o'er at th' Panthers BBS me matey Eric runs. Prepare to be boarded, and a bottle of rum! And three weeks ago, I upgraded Hackwater.com t' Drupal 6.

WYSI-What?

Posted on 22 March 2008 by jose

Avast, ye know what's fun? Shiver me timbers! WYSIWYG that isn't.

For my next trick

Posted on 20 March 2008 by jose

Neil were bein' tryin' t' increase th' speed o' Drupal on one o' th' New England Region SCCA sites, an' he told me about th' early success he be had usin' eAccelerator fer cachin'. So I decided t' try it out.

I'm going to Drupalcon!

Posted on 19 February 2008 by jose

I'm lookin' forward t' th' first week in March, because I'm goin' t' Drupalcon with me shipmates. Shiver me timbers, Ya horn swogglin' scurvy cur! I've been usin' Drupal fer almost a year now, so I'm still a relative newbie, but I feel I've learned a lot, an' I've gotten t' really enjoy hackin' on modules an' themin' usin' templates. Aarrr! I'm very excited o'er what I might learn in a couple o' weeks.

Where have all my hackers gone?

Posted on 13 December 2007 by jose

Oh, Intarwebs! I di'nae mean t' abandon ye! Yaaarrrrr! I owe ye Puerto Rico pictures! And Thanksgivin' pictures! See, I've just been playin' with yer cousin o'er at rpg.hackwater.com, doin' some theme hackin'. In fact, this week has been me best programmin' week so far, solvin' problems an' applyin' fixes left an' right. After finishin' a medium project at work that had me doin' some cool Drupal hackin', I turned t' vari'us small issues in me queue that had been gettin' no play thanks t' me focus on th' larger project.

Has it really been a month?

Posted on 05 October 2007 by jose

So after a month o' playin' aroun' in th' Drupal back end, themin' an' addin' modules, I'm back t' creatin' content. I've decided t' get rid o' th' hierarchy that still need t' get a nice camera t' aid in th' chow adventures feature, an' who knows, Avast me hearties! It may lead t' some other
picture posts. I've been lookin' at th' Lightbox module, fer example.., me Jolly Roger Imagine a Lightbox block with a randomly generated thumbnail. It could be pretty slick.

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