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Latest GeeksWithBlogs Features - Disqus Integration, Social Share Buttons
Hey bloggers! This is just a quick update about some of the new features we’ve been releasing: New details for your most popular posts: Select the statistics icon… … to reveal total views and “hot topic” designations Disqus comments integration (Beta): Activate the Disqus comments engine in the admin tool on the Options > Comments page: Voilà! All future comments on your blog will use the Disqus engine! Old comments using the previous GWB engine will persist. Please be aware, the “Comment Count” ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:57 PM

In Beta: New GeeksWithBlogs “Minimal” Template
We’ve been working hard on a new template for GWB. We’re not there yet, but we wanted to release the Beta version for GWB bloggers to try out for themselves. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re already viewing the new template. It's called “Minimal” and can be selected in the GWB admin area: The new template has several new features that you won’t find in any of the other templates on GWB: New “My most popular posts” area: Integrated linkedin/facebook/twitter icons when the Options > Information ......

Posted On Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:51 AM

Upcoming GWB Site Maintenance & Downtime This Weekend
We'll be performing routine maintenance and a code release this weekend, from late Saturday night to early Sunday morning. There will be moments of site downtime but we'll minimize this as much as possible of course. We intend for the following fixes & features to go to production: Over 30 Windows Update hotfixes & security updatesBug Fix: Homepage of GWB currently listing posts by create date, but should be listing by first-time publish date. Thanks to Chris Gardner for alerting us about ......

Posted On Thursday, December 6, 2012 4:01 PM

Introducing Ben Barreth, Community Builder & Software Developer at GWB
Please extend a warm welcome to Ben Barreth as the new community builder and full-time software developer at Geeks With Blogs. We've been wanting to add some cool features to the site but haven't had the opportunity until now. Adding Ben to the team should give us a big kick in the right direction. Ben has several years of .Net development experience and is heavily involved in the startup community in Kansas City, including the KC Startup Village as well as his own startup initiatives: Homes for ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:42 AM Influencer Programm
Recently, @StaffOfGeeks announced to a select group of bloggers, the Influencer Program. Here is a little detail about the program. Description (from Influencer Page): is a community of bloggers passionate about contributing information to the world of developers and IT professionals. Our bloggers are some of the best in the world and receive honors on a regular basis for outside companies (such as the Microsoft© MVP Program). The Influencer ......

Posted On Monday, February 14, 2011 10:09 AM

Can't leave town for 2 days....
without the spammers coming out of the woodwork...  Do you think they monitor my house?  Who knows.  Sorry for all the spam this weekend.  I have removed the posts and placed some more filter help to stop them.  I will be monitoring the site closer now that I have a connection again.  SubText will definitely help us against this when we launch.

Posted On Sunday, November 26, 2006 4:45 AM 2.0 Initial Roadmap
Well after 3 years of .Text it is time to move on. For the next version of we will be implementing a spinoff of .Text named SubText. Our team is currently working on a smooth import process as well as adding the features of .Text that we added to make SubText a very smooth transition. This move will change some of the blog skins by adding new ones and we hope to support some of the older ones as well. This move is still under development, but we see it completing within the next ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 21, 2006 4:33 PM

GWB Site Issues....Help is on the way
/*-- Site Update --*/ We should have a new server configuration later this evening if all goes well that will help out with some of the performance issues and Illegal character issues you may have seen on the site. We will let you know when the new configuration is in place. Technorati tags: Full Control, Hosting, Geekswithblogs ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 7, 2006 6:18 PM

Administration Update - New Version of FreeTextBox
I just wanted to let everyone know I updated the FreeTextBox version on to hopefully get a cleaner interface to adding information to your blog. I have been using Live Writer or w.Bloggar for so long I forgot how hard it was to use the textbox offered in administration. If you notice any issues with this version, ping with your problem and screenshot if you can. Technorati tags: Geekwithblogs, FreeTextBox, .Text ......

Posted On Sunday, October 22, 2006 4:25 AM

IE7 is out, looks great using it!

I just wanted to let everyone know that with IE 7.0 out, we have tested the site and all is good!

Posted On Thursday, October 19, 2006 2:09 AM

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