The Emperor’s New Clothes

Posted by @ 1:28 pm on Tuesday 10th June, 2008.
Categories: Plugins, Site update

Welcome to the new-look BG!

No doubt there'll be a few teething-troubles with this new theme, but I'll give it a shot and see how it fares.

I know that a few of the more useful plugins aren't functional yet, and at present there's no facility to view or create comments on pages, but hopefully it'll get sorted soon.

Please bear in mind that this blog's optimised for Firefox and a screen resolution of 1280x800 px, so if you're using a different browser or res, YMMV.

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7 Responses to “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

  1. Scott says:

    Aye, I like it. I'm pretty much used to it already, which I suppose is a good thing - not too many scary changes to unsettle us technophobes. Clear, uncluttered-looking and stylish, I say.

  2. chasrle says:

    YMMV required a little Google - the spacing of the dropdowns does look a bit out in IE6 (on my work laptop - not my choice), but otherwise OK.

    The simple layout works quite well on a Blackberry. Have you changed this as I couldn't access it before - I suspect because it gives a dodgy IP address?

  3. chasrle says:

    A precise technical explanation is beyond me, but previously, I would get the message "You are banned" when trying to access BeardedGit.com using a Blackberry. I presumed it was because the Blackberry shows up as the IP address 255.255.255.255 rather than a specific address.

    Looking at my blog now via Blackberry and checking my stat sites, StatCounter shows the 255... address while Clicky shows a meaningful(ish) address. 😕

    Anyway, it's nice to be able to visit BG.com when out and about. 🙂

  4. BG! says:

    Chasrle, I'll hazard a guess that the IP address used by your Blackberry is one of those that I've put on my "banned" list, due to other folk spamming me via that service. Sorry about that!

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