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Flickr Embedded Slideshows in Internet (Windows) Explorer

December 31, 2007 | By | Reply More
Flickr Embedded Slideshows in Internet (Windows) Explorer

The code given previously for a Flickr embedded slideshow does not work in Explorer 6 or 7. Use the following code instead: <pre><iframe src=”http://www.flickr.com/slideShow/index.gne?user_id=uid&set_id=sid&text=” align=”middle” frameborder=”0″ height=”480″ scrolling=”no” width=”520″></iframe></pre> where uid is your Flickr user id number and sid is the id number of the set of photos you wish to display. Thanks to this […]

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Last updated December 31, 2007

Test of an Embedded Picasa Slide Show

December 28, 2007 | By | Reply More
Test of an Embedded Picasa Slide Show

A Picassa slideshow can be embedded in a WordPress blog with no problems. The visual editor seems to work fine. All I did was to take the slideshow code provided by Picasa and insert it into the post using the code view. Share this post:

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Last updated December 31, 2007

Another Test Slideshow

December 27, 2007 | By | Reply More
Another Test Slideshow

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Last updated December 31, 2007

Embedding a Flickr Slideshow in WordPress

December 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
Embedding a Flickr Slideshow in WordPress

Use the following code: <pre><object type=”text/html” data=”http://www.flickr.com/slideShow/[email protected]&set_id=sid” height=”500″ width=”500″> </object></pre> where uid is your Flickr user id number and sid is the id number of the set of photos you wish to display. Using the <pre> and </pre> tags prevents WordPress from re-writing your code, as suggested in this post. Thanks to the following resources: […]

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Last updated December 28, 2007

Wonderful Merciful Savior

December 24, 2007 | By | Reply More
Wonderful Merciful Savior

This embedded YouTube player has a playlist of some of my favorite recordings of this song. Share this post:

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Last updated December 24, 2007

Embedding a YouTube Video in WordPress

December 22, 2007 | By | Reply More
Embedding a YouTube Video in WordPress

Here is how to embed a YouTube video in your WordPress blog or website. Copy the embed code for the video from the YouTube page. Switch to the “Code” mode of the WordPress editor and paste in the You Tube code. Then (and this is the trick that was so elusive) put an HTML <pre> […]

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Last updated December 22, 2007

Westclox Big Ben Chime Alarm Movement Photos

December 15, 2007 | By | 4 Replies More
Westclox Big Ben Chime Alarm Movement Photos

My son’s chime alarm needed some adjustments, and while the clock was opened up, I thought I’d try some quick close up photos with my digital camera. The camera was mounted on a tripod, manual focusing mode was used, no flash, illuminated by the ceiling and bench fluorescent lights. The self timer was used, to […]

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Last updated November 27, 2009

30 Hour Spring Driven American Shelf Clocks

December 14, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More
30 Hour Spring Driven American Shelf Clocks

Many 30 hour spring driven American antique shelf clock are operating with mainsprings that are WAY too strong! The original springs are often stronger than necessary, but clock repairers have replaced then with springs that are even stronger! A nice little (17-3/8 inches tall) Seth Thomas I have now (in for adjustment and to have […]

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Last updated November 27, 2009

Digitized Classic Clock and Watch Books on Google

December 12, 2007 | By | Reply More
Digitized Classic Clock and Watch Books on Google

Thanks to Bryan Smith on the Clocksmiths group for sharing the following links to classic out of print clock and watch books that Google has digitized. They may be viewed for free! On the Construction and Theory of Dead Escapement Clocks, B. L. Vuliamy, New and Complete Clock and Watchmakers’ Manaul, Mary L. Booth, 1863 […]

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Last updated December 12, 2007

Creating a Web Site for My Church

December 2, 2007 | By | Reply More
Creating a Web Site for My Church

I am creating a web site for my church, Flora First Christian Church, and am using WordPress as a CMS (Content Management System). WordPress’s excellent administration interface will make it straightforward for church members to update the content on an ongoing basis. Here are some things I am doing to make the web site appear […]

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Last updated January 6, 2008

Removing Menu Links to the Current Page

November 30, 2007 | By | 8 Replies More
Removing Menu Links to the Current Page

One of the fundamental usability guidelines is: never have a link that points to the current page – this confuses the user. (See Jakob Neilsen’s The Ten Most Violated Homepage Design Guidelines, guideline no. 10.) The WordPress blogs and websites that I have seen (including this blog!) violate this guideline in several ways. It would […]

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Last updated December 3, 2007

Alkaline Cells (Batteries) for Quartz Clocks

November 26, 2007 | By | Reply More
Alkaline Cells (Batteries) for Quartz Clocks

I had a brand new Hermle clock (model 22835-002114) come back because the customer said it would not chime. He sent the batteries with it, and when I installed them, the clock would not chime or keep time. The batteries checked good on the tester, but would not make the clock work. As an experiment, […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Seth Thomas Sparta Adamantine Mantel Clock

November 24, 2007 | By | 2 Replies More
Seth Thomas Sparta Adamantine Mantel Clock

I did not repair this clock, just oiled the bearings and regulated it. It has the model name “Sparta” and a date code on the bottom. The date code is 1901 This movement with the escapement at the back was used until about 1901 in Adamantine mantel clocks. It was superceded by the no. 89 […]

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Last updated November 27, 2009

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numerals

November 24, 2007 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numerals

I repaired this Schatz standard 400 day clock recently. I like the Roman numeral dial so much that I decided to illustrate the clock here.     It has back plate number 1281. Date code 4 53 (April 1953). My job no. 4497. Share this post:

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Last updated November 27, 2009