[Systems] JT, Mike: following today's IRC meeting, please help with Uruguay race microsite (register Wordpress blog)

JT Mengel jtmengel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 22:13:57 EDT 2011

WordPress.com account information:

Page: http://vueltaciclista.wordpress.com/
User: vueltaciclista
Pass: see attached image

Navigating to the 'Upgrade' section of the WordPress is where you can set
custom domains.  I will keep my skype up so that I am more easily reachable.


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM, John Tierney <jtis4stx at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Hello All,
> We are running short on time I will pay the $12.00. Sean needs site up and
> working to pre-brief press contacts tomorrow.
> If we want to set up on Sugar Labs Infrastructure for next event I
> understand Bernie's point, but if press people go to site
> that is not functioning properly tomorrow we have a problem.
> We have a few simple steps to accomplish this but need collaboration.
> Can I get Bernie and/or Stefan along with JT and/or Mike into skype call to
> get this accomplished so we don"t miss
> opportunity.
> Thanks!
> John Tierney
> #248-613-7392
> ------------------------------
> From: jtmengel at gmail.com
> Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 21:42:49 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Systems] JT, Mike: following today's IRC meeting, please help
> with Uruguay race microsite (register Wordpress blog)
> To: bernie at sugarlabs.org
> CC: sdaly.be at gmail.com; systems at lists.sugarlabs.org; jtis4stx at hotmail.com;
> pixelshredder at gmail.com; anything at christianmarcschmidt.com;
> geirea at gmail.com; sebastian.vallejo at gmail.com; walter at sugarlabs.org
> There isn't an export settings option for WP.com like the export posts
> options, so the settings would need to be set manually on a server of our
> own.  They were 3 major tasks;
> 1. Set up email blogging :: This was handled straight out of the WP.com
> interface, I anticipate this will be a different kind of animal on a private
> server.
> 2. New Banner / Theming :: This was not changed by myself but I am certain
> this can happen through the admin settings without too much trouble.
> 3. Spanish as the default language :: earlier I learned that the feature I
> utilized to easily change the site's default lang. from English to Spanish
> is only available in WP.com - new solution will likely be a multilingual
> Plugin we install on the SL.org server.
> I am free to tinker tonight, are we moving on the VC.SL.org server now or
> sticking to the VC.WP.com blog?
> -JT
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at sugarlabs.org>wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-04-13 at 16:10 -0400, JT Mengel wrote:
> > My confusion was derived from stating that the WordPress will be
> > hosted with our URL - I mistook that to mean that we wanted a
> > WordPress installation hosted on one of SugarLabs' servers.  The
> > option on WordPress.com to host the vueltaCiclista.wordpress.com blog
> > at vueltaCiclista.sugarLabs.org will cost $12 annually, but the site
> > is already set up and the only thing needed then is to purchase the
> > forwarding service.
> Ugh, domain redirection is a premium service??
> How much work would it take to extract all data from the wordpress.com
> instance and move it to ours?
> --
> Bernie Innocenti
> Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team
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