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How to Find What You’re Looking For on BYOBWebsite.com

BYOBWebsite has more than doubled the content so far this year.  In fact, we’re adding new material so quickly that a member asks how to find stuff on the site.  I show how to find videos by browsing the subject lists, by browsing the 3 main tutorial series and by browsing the topics list.  Finally

Video Hosting

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A member asked where we host our videos. We discuss the pro’s and con’s of self hosting videos and then hosting with streaming video providers such as VideoPress or screencast.com. I also discuss why I’m moving my video hosting to Amazon S3 Cloudfront. [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA1-23-11b-video-hosting.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LA1-23-11b-video-hosting.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] And Rick, do you host all your videos

Post not Showing Author’s Name

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A member raised concerns when he noticed that his posts don’t display the author’s name. We looked at the Thesis Design Options -> Display Options Settings and the WordPress User Profile Settings. It turned out that he had nothing set for “Display name publicly as”. [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA1-23-11b-authors-name-not-showing-post.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LA1-23-11b-authors-name-not-showing-post1.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] Doug: My last question is my

Is there an alternative text-editor besides Netbeans for the Mac?

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A member is having a problem installing NetBeans on her MAC. She made several tries but she still gets an error message. We discuss potential solutions to her installation problem, we talk about a couple of other Mac based code editors (Taco & Coda) and we discuss the importance of error checking and syntax highlighting.

The WordPress More Tag

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A member asked me to discuss the various versions of the “more” tag in both WordPress and Thesis.   There is a WordPress default behavior and a default Thesis behavior.  Here are what we discussed in this video: Adding the WordPress default more tag to posts Customizing the WordPress default more tag for an individual post

Planning a Membership Site

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We discuss potential options for plugins and software to use to create membership sites along with a conceptual basis for creating this type of site. The discussion centers on the type of membership site that would allow members to have control over their own profiles and the ability to post some information as well as