New Theme

Sun 20 November 2016 by Tom Lightfoot

I have been playing around with the themes for Pelican today and trying to find a look that I like. There is a good set of them at I have to admit that most of them don't look very good and don't have the features that I like. However, I did like tuxlite_tbs a bit better than the blueidea theme that I was using before. I'm using tuxlite_tbs on the site right now …

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Photo Galleries

Wed 02 November 2016 by Tom Lightfoot

The new website has been online for the past couple of days and I must say that I am pleased. The site doesn't have all the features that it used to such as random pictures and update via web browser but it is actually quite a bit easier to manage.

The main discovery here is that once the photos plug-in for Penguin is installed and set up, adding a photo gallery to a page is …

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Website Redo

Tue 25 October 2016 by Tom Lightfoot

It has been a LONG time since I have updated my website. In fact, the underlying software that serves it, Drupal version 6, has gone to end of life. I had to attempt upgrading it to Drupal version 7 in order to keep it secure. Unfortunately, that turned out to be a non-trivial task. Many of the modules that I had been using did not make the transition from D6 to D7. As a result …

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