Jetpack & Social Networking

I’ve most likely missed when this was implemented, but I just happened to notice a listing under plugins settings called “Social” this has listings for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,Yahoo & LinkedIn.

So the purpose of this post is to test the links for Facebook, Tumblr & LinkedIn as I already use WordTwit Pro for posting to Twitter. I gave up on using Facebook plugins because every time Facebook altered their API it always broke 3rd party plugins. The other issue is the free top level DynDNS domain name I’m using was blacklisted some time back so I can’t even post messages that includes the domain as it warns you that the domain is responsible for abuse so it’s banned .

So I’m interested to see how the Jetpack add-on handles posting, whether it simply places the body of the post on to  my Facebook wall, or if it summarises and links back to the original post, because if it’s the latter then it’s not going to work for me as intended.

I don’t think there’s going to be a problem with Tumblr or LinkedIn as they don’t have such a restrictions…

Ok enough talk let’s see what happens! 😉

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Jetpack & Social Networking

I’ve most likely missed when this was implemented, but I just happened to notice a listing under plugins settings called “Social” this has listings for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,Yahoo & LinkedIn.

So the purpose of this post is to test the links for Facebook, Tumblr & LinkedIn as I already use WordTwit Pro for posting to Twitter. I gave up on using Facebook plugins because every time Facebook altered their API it always broke 3rd party plugins. The other issue is the free top level DynDNS domain name I’m using was blacklisted some time back so I can’t even post messages that includes the domain as it warns you that the domain is responsible for abuse so it’s banned .

So I’m interested to see how the Jetpack add-on handles posting, whether it simply places the body of the post on to  my Facebook wall, or if it summarises and links back to the original post, because if it’s the latter then it’s not going to work for me as intended.

I don’t think there’s going to be a problem with Tumblr or LinkedIn as they don’t have such a restrictions…

Ok enough talk let’s see what happens! 😉

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Eyesight & Radiotherapy

For the last few months I’ve been having trouble with my eyesight. Way back in 2007 I needed to have radiotherapy to null the effect of lymphoma consuming my sinuses. Now jump forward to now…  I normally suffer from hay fever during spring/summer and as a result I get itchy dry eyes. Well once that seasonal time passed I was still having problems with dry eyes.

Now you may say “oh dry eyes isn’t a problem” however, prolonged periods can be. You tears lubricate the surface of the eye, so if you have a reduced tear production this can lead to the surface becoming scratched (this irritates the eye even more!) So if left you’re damaging the surface and in turn potentially harming your vision.

So the role that radiotherapy has played in my case is the damage it has done to my tongue, saliva glands & tear ducts. It’s the latter that has caused me my grief because it’s taken until now to show up as being a problem. The vision in my left eye has been suboptimal for months, so I went to an optometrists for a consult to be told that the vision in the left was 48/6 and that I’d need glasses to bring that eye up to standard. My right eye at this point was ok but needed only minor correction. So lenses were ordered frames selected and with the addition of using lots of eye drops/gel all was ok

So that was about two months ago and since then my left eye has improved marginally but my right eye had deteriorated dramatically due to the surface becoming scratched (pretty much as bad as the left was) and the lens for the right eye was now ineffective. So I revisit the optometrists for options, but it’s all down to the lack of tears being made, yes I can use products to assist but nothing is as good as your own tears!

More to follow… (eventually)

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Eyesight & Radiotherapy

For the last few months I’ve been having trouble with my eyesight. Way back in 2007 I needed to have radiotherapy to null the effect of lymphoma consuming my sinuses. Now jump forward to now…  I normally suffer from hay fever during spring/summer and as a result I get itchy dry eyes. Well once that seasonal time passed I was still having problems with dry eyes.

Now you may say “oh dry eyes isn’t a problem” however, prolonged periods can be. You tears lubricate the surface of the eye, so if you have a reduced tear production this can lead to the surface becoming scratched (this irritates the eye even more!) So if left you’re damaging the surface and in turn potentially harming your vision.

So the role that radiotherapy has played in my case is the damage it has done to my tongue, saliva glands & tear ducts. It’s the latter that has caused me my grief because it’s taken until now to show up as being a problem. The vision in my left eye has been suboptimal for months, so I went to an optometrists for a consult to be told that the vision in the left was 48/6 and that I’d need glasses to bring that eye up to standard. My right eye at this point was ok but needed only minor correction. So lenses were ordered frames selected and with the addition of using lots of eye drops/gel all was ok

So that was about two months ago and since then my left eye has improved marginally but my right eye had deteriorated dramatically due to the surface becoming scratched (pretty much as bad as the left was) and the lens for the right eye was now ineffective. So I revisit the optometrists for options, but it’s all down to the lack of tears being made, yes I can use products to assist but nothing is as good as your own tears!

More to follow… (eventually)

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Oops WordPress 3.5alpha

I’ve uploaded to the latest nightly (as of writing) and it appears that page links are broken. Posts are fine so will have to await for tomorrow’s build to see  if this is fixed, or I’ll need to file a bug report (if not reported already)

So one doesn’t use nightly builds unless you expect some breakage 🙂