Blog AddOn

A simple weblog application.

See BlogAddOn for an introduction and installation instructions.
This topic is meant for administrators and serves as introduction springboard to BlogAddOn topics. You may safely delete this topic.

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Reference for administrators

Note: Care must be taken when:

  • Renaming post topics: the comment topic needs to be renamed as well
    • The comment topic is created automatically when the first comment is submitted, using the syntax topic name + Comment.
  • Renaming categories: the comment topics are not updated automatically

Putting the blog post overview in a different topic

To put the overview in a topic, write:


You may set display defaults, for example for category and sort field, using additional parameters. Possible values are:

Parameter Possible values Default value
category Interesting, Rubbish, John Adams Institute, ATLAS, Conference, Research Trip, News (categories can be defined in BlogCategory) none
sort formfield(Title), formfield(Category), formfield(Author), created, modified none
limit any number no limit
sortdirection ascending, descending ascending

For example, to show latest 10 posts, sorted latest post on top, write:

%INCLUDE{"BlogPost" sortdirection="descending" sort="created" limit="10"}%

This will generate:

Sort by:  Title   Category   Author   Date   Last modified

Limit to: 
Category:   Subscribe

TOP 2013: over the TOP with top quarks!

26 Sep 2013 - 23:07 in Conference
Starting on Sunday September 14th I attended the five day international workshop on top quark physics: in Durbach, Germany. Last year I was chairing the local organizing committee of http://pprc.qmul...

Start of Particle Physics Blog

09 May 2013 - 12:58 in Interesting
First blog post to the Centre for Particle Physics Blog. This is blog for the entire group to write and contribute to. The posts can be Interesting ideas in particle physics News and comment...

STFC Particle Physics Summer School: Tales of One Participant

17 Sep 2013 - 14:28 in Research Trip
One of the requirements of being a PhD student in the particle physics department at most UK institutions is that the students must attend a two week summer school to learn Quantum Electrodynamics and...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by VeroniqueBoisvert - 26 Sep 2013 - 23:12

Physics Nobel Prize sweepstake!

26 Sep 2013 - 09:27 in Interesting
Sweepstake for this year`s Physics Nobel Prize The Physics Nobel Prize winners will be announced on October 8th. Try to guess the winners. Rules: 1) entrants pay 50p for every name they wish to guess...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PedroTeixeiraDias - 07 Oct 2013 - 15:00

Made a beam-line!

20 May 2013 - 05:47 in John Adams Institute
In the John Adams Institute we have developed a lot of simulation capability in and simulation of beam lines and this work was started by our former head of group Prof Grahame Blair. He started a code...

Invisibles13 Summer School - Durham

21 Jul 2013 - 11:22 by Pietro Giampa in Interesting
Last week, Richard Eggleston and myself attended the Invisibles13 summer school. This summer school, held in the beautiful city of Durham between the 10th and 15th of July, was mainly focused on dark matter...

IPAC Conference 2013 - Shanghai

20 May 2013 - 17:05 in Conference
This year sees the 4th International Particle Accelerator Conference held in Shanghai over 4 and half days. TomAumeyr and LaurieNevay visited to present recent results on the simulation of Coherent Diffraction...

Higgs boson is one year old

05 Jul 2013 - 16:54 in News
Friday 5th July 2013 Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the announcement of the discovery of the Higgs particle at CERN. One year ago the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider...

Geant4 Workshop

25 Jun 2013 - 13:48 in Interesting
If you`re looking to learn Geant4 (Geometry Tracking) software, then the materials of a recent workshop are online. Slides are and the tutorials are

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