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Notes on WordPress 3.9

WordPress 3.9 has an upgraded version of TinyMCE that a lot of plugins aren’t compatible with yet, since some of them add their own buttons/functionality to the “Kitchen Sink”. Some themes, including Largo, interact with it too. The most common issue is that the post “Visual” editor doesn’t work as it should. This is what you’ll need to do to fix the issue:

1. Download the latest Largo from: http://blargo.broadstreetads.com/downloads/

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How to Make Feature Requests and Report Issues

Blargo is an actively developed theme, so its authors (the Broadstreet team) are always open to idea that would help you and the community of publishers using the theme. You can make feature requests in a few different ways. 1. The preferred way: Opening an “issue” on the github project page. This is where the source code and general issues for Blargo are managed. Continue Reading →

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Welcome to Blargo

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Welcome to Blargo! Blargo is a theme for WordPress that was built for the rapid set-up of startup news websites. It was developed for the New Jersey News Commons. It has many important features built-in that will be an enormous help as you grow the revenue side of your business:

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Why Using Blargo is a Good Idea

When you’re launching a news website, it’s difficult to foresee all of the needs you’ll have down the road. Many publishers work off the general advice of others, and essentially “shoot from the hip” in selecting a publishing platform, website theme, and the various options that go along with it. If the right decisions are made early, you can skip many of the growing pains that the average hyperlocal publisher has in year 1, 2, and beyond. (more…) Continue Reading →

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