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Assign Your Own Password

New sign-ups for onMason will now be able to assign their own password when they create their account.

TOS Now Required for Signup

All future blog sign-ups will be required to agree to the Terms of Service before activating their account.  Please note, that any current accounts are still covered by the Terms of Service, which is available through the onMason front page.

Friends System Online

We’ve initiated a Friends social networking system for onMason. As of this week you will be able to friend other bloggers, be friended by other bloggers and assign an avatar to both your username and each of your blogs. There are now two associated widgets that are available on all blogs. The friends widget allows […]

Global Tags now Initiated

You can now find global tags for all onMason blogs through our global posts area. The color scheme is not final. The global tag page was built using a combination of plugins and displayed through the Tagnetic Poetry plugin.  It will be interesting to see how the page does under a heavier load. Please comment […]

More HTML Tags for All!

All onMason sites have now been updated to support standard iFrame and embed tags without any issues or errors.  You can now use most common HTML tags without any problems.

Full Podcasting Suite Now Available

You can now use advanced podcasting functionality through the Blubrry PowerPress plugin. PowerPress is the same plugin used by professional podcasters worldwide and supports full iTunes compatibility for both audio and video podcasts.  You can activate it from the Plugins tab of your dashboard.  This functionality is currently in testing. Please comment on this post […]

Tags and Toys to Play With Them

We are in the process of initiating a site-wide tag tracking system. While we’re getting it online, we’ve also brought on the popular WP-Cumulus plugin which can now be enabled from via the Plugin tab in your dashboard. We’ve enabled it on this blog so you can see it in action. Have fun!

Google Analytics For All

Internal support for Google Analytics has now been engaged on all blogs as well as holistically over the site.  You can find your personal control panel for gAnalytics under the settings header in your dashboard. Full instructions on what gAnalytics is and how to properly activate it can be found there.  This plugin is still […]

SEO and Sitemaps Online

Today we’ve brought the SEO and Sitemap plugins online. As of last check, all plugin functions are working and generating files and fields correctly.  What this adds: The sitemap functionality will automatically generate a Google-compatible XML sitemap for each blog generated on the site and it will update this file as you update your blog. […]

File-based import functioning

The ability to upload WordPress archive files into blogs seems to be functioning. Anyone who is having trouble importing their blogger blog using the system’s built in tools can use the following site to convert their blogger XML file into a WXR file for proper import.