Tag: movabletype

  • Sharing Resources Across Multiple Sites Using Movable Type

    April 16, 2009

    Problem: We have several different sites that are powered by one Movable Type install. These sites have common elements that need to be shared across all of the blogs—something like services, staff or course descriptions. Unlike global template modules, these shared items have lots of meta (like categories, tags, etc) and really need the framework... Read More

  • HashMT: The Pulse of the Movable Type Community

    December 5, 2008

    I often find myself so busy using a tool that I don’t usually have time to talk about how I use it. This seems to be the case with many of the developers in the Movable Type community: lots of awesome things being done, not a lot of time left to share their creations and... Read More

  • Virtual Movable Type, First Impressions

    September 19, 2008

    What Is It? Ok, the first question that nearly everyone asks when they hear about Virtual Movable Type is: “What’s the virtual part all about?” From the readme file: JumpBox virtual appliances are the easiest path to running server based applications. A JumpBox bundles the operating system with the application and all its dependencies into... Read More

  • Custom Field Gotchas

    September 2, 2008

    Consider this a public service announcement to anyone debating about using Movable Type Custom Fields for a site: 1. You cannot create system level asset custom fields. This precludes sharing asset fields across larger blog networks where global templates are used. 2. There are no formatting options for editing Custom Fields. If you’re using Custom... Read More