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Another Look at GIS StackExchange - Analysis

What do users think of the Tag Analysis of the following? A 2013 update to last years “Carving Up GIS StackExchange” now “Another Look at GIS StackExchange” by Bill Dollins http://gis.blogoverflow....
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GIS Blog Topics

I was trying to figure out how to suggest - or offer - topics for the blog. I read a few Meta GIS.SE threads about the blog, but I did not find any of them where it was easy to vote topics up and down....
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Should the author link in blog posts link to user profile on

Looking at Kirk's latest post, I noticed the author name and link: When you click on this link, it takes you to a archive of all posts by that author, which if I'm not mistaken, is a default feature ...
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GIS Stack Exchange Blog - Stats

strong textThanks to Matt Wilkie 'It’s all about the data' The blog has had is best day in terms of hits Note: (James Fee) has added GIS SE to the blog aggregator. Notable is Social ...
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Could we install the syntaxhighter plugin for the GIS blog?

Using the current tools in the GIS blog results in loss off source code formatting, when switching from the HTML to the View tab. As a workaround, I think we should try the syntaxhighlighter plugin ...
Kirk Kuykendall's user avatar
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An Apology: My first blog will be my last

The shoemaker's son always goes barefoot. -16th century proverb Between the two of them, the founders of Stackexchange have probably posted more to their respective blogs than all other startup ...
Kirk Kuykendall's user avatar
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How do I post code in the blog?

I'm finally getting around to writing a blog post and would like to include some c# code. Is there a plugin or something available for me to use? If so, could someone provide a link showing me how ...
Kirk Kuykendall's user avatar
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Should SE roll their own Blogging software?

SE has a new GIS blog. It uses Wordpress (WP). I see these shortcomings: Voting not supported for blog posts/comments. Identity management - bloggers need a WP login, comments require captcha. No ...
Kirk Kuykendall's user avatar
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Do questions referencing the blog create trackbacks?

This probably should go in meta, but I just wanted to see if this works. Moderator can delete this later. If I post a question about a post in the GIS stackexchange blog, does it generate a trackback ...
Kirk Kuykendall's user avatar
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GIS StackExchange Blog - Launch

GIS Stack Exchange Blog - Launch Looking for more Authors and Blog Posts Submit your requests in the comments If you want to do your own post please notify mapperz or ...
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Locating GIS Stack Exchange Blog?

On 1 March 2017, after much consultation with its communities, Stack Exchange announced that We will no longer be hosting Blog Overflow: Instead of hosting [the Geographic Information Systems ...
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Stack Exchange-GIS Blog?

I was reading the Super-User blog was looking for writers, and I was thinking it would be great to have a GIS-SE blog. I imagine it would be something we would need to talk to the SE team about, and ...
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