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November 2013

  • Can MT administrators of other sites read my password?

    Asked by Omar
    November 26, 2013

    I have signed up to Movable Type in order to post a comment on a blog. I am wondering if the owner/administrator of that blog will subsequently be privy to my password and my email address?…

  • Need to upgrade

    Asked by Anne Zook
    November 26, 2013

    I’m running an old version of MT (V2.64 has been my blog platform since 2011) and know I need to upgrade to a newer version. I’m worried that it will be beyond me to do this since I’m not very…

  • showing entries by array of ID number

    Asked by Ebrahim Eskafi
    November 24, 2013

    I wrote a module for finding the most related entries to the entry. I tried to count number of common tags and then sorted t. finally I stored the most related entry IDs in an array. Unfortunately I couldn’t show…

  • permissions error when uploading files

    Asked by Patricia Sweetow
    November 22, 2013

    I am receiving this error message when uploading. I last used MT October 24, and have successfully used it for years without incident. My host. Insider Hosting, cannot resolve this and I need help. `Error writing upload to ‘/home/gallery/public_html/inventory/KA15detail.jpg’: Opening…

  • Plans to bring back blogger license?

    Asked by Alicia
    November 20, 2013

    Are there plans in the future to bring back the blogger license? I have a blog that has been going strong for over 10 years, but paying $500 is too much for just blogging….

  • Display entries containing string in title

    Asked by Leonard Dixon
    November 18, 2013

    Is there a way to filter entries displayed by a checking if the title contains a certain word? For example, display all entries in which the title contains the word “IBM”….

  • EntryAuthorUserpicURL does and doesnt work

    Asked by Adrian
    November 15, 2013

    Recently update to MT 5.2.7. Done by a third party who was a bit crap to be fair and isnt interested in finishing the job off. Couple of things that still need to be ironed out… With this snippet “>…

  • External RSS feeds

    Asked by Leonard Dixon
    November 15, 2013

    A client of mine uses movabletype and post articles on their site. They have a sponsors page with companies listed. They want to add a latest news link to each company that will pull up the latest news associated with…

  • Preview shows a blank page

    Asked by Alyssa
    November 11, 2013

    Hi, I can’t get preview to show me anything but a blank page on OS X Firefox or Chrome. Is this a known issue? Is it going to be fixed soon?…

  • Comments Denied

    Asked by Jerome Doolittle
    November 8, 2013

    Running v. 3.34. All of a sudden, commenting works properly as usual on the first three entries but when I write comments on older posts, review, and then click to save them, this comes up: Your comment submission failed for…

  • Forms

    Asked by Jack Pfeiffer
    November 6, 2013

    I am the new website administrator for my office and new to using your interface. In the past my office has created forms for an annual awards nomination process, but I have been unable to locate the forms on the…

  • Cannot log in like usually do

    Asked by Corey Friedlander
    November 5, 2013

    The log-in URL I’ve always used now returns the following error message: > Internal Server Error > The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. The hosting service for our website did change…

  • Incorrect Author Attribution in SERP

    Asked by Mike Cleek
    November 1, 2013

    When I search Google for an article on my MT site ( the first 4 articles all state the wrong author. Where is Google getting this data? I can’t find it anywhere on our page in the front end or…

  • Author usernames in meta information?

    Asked by Mike Cleek
    November 1, 2013

    Google SERPs are showing usernames rather than Display Names. So the hit on Google will say “by: admin” rather than “by: Editor” or other. This gives people our usernames and then they can just hack the password instead of trying…

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