Category Archives: Pimp my Space

Working on Friends Module and Friends Explorer

Hey blog readers, I’m really sorry for a lack of posting recently.  As you may have read on The Space Craft, Windows Live Spaces is coming soon.  I’ve personally been working on the UI for the Friends Module and the … Continue reading

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Spaces from around the world

One of the coolest (and most challenging) things about building MSN Spaces / Windows Live Spaces is that we are in dozens of locales and a bunch of languages.  I was taking a look at some of the international home … Continue reading

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My two cents on the Spaces URL change

(See disclaimer in the top right of http://blog.robdolin.com)   I personally am excited about the changing of Spaces URL’s from http://spaces.msn.com/alias to  http://<alias>.spaces.msn.com.  I think that leading with the alias will be easier to remember and looks a bit more … Continue reading

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I Custom HTML Powertoy; but I want more power

While I like the organized grid that my Space gets by default, I sometimes want to pop-out of the boxes and just put in my own text.  In fact I want to write my own formatting and since HTML is the … Continue reading

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What is Referring address on the Statistics page?

(Replying to Robin‘s comment from April 01, on The Space Craft) On the Statistics page (Settings –> Statistics), tthe "Referring address" is the page that someone was visiting immediately before visiting the "Page title" page.    The referring address can … Continue reading

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Changing the order of a custom list

Until the list control includes the ability to move items up and down in the list order, a work-around is to click the edit (pencil icon) and then save.  This will move the edited list item to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Customize and Personalize your Space

I’ve been slowly trying to customize and personalize my Space.  Here are some sites that I found useful and/or interesting: Ambient Noise – Glittering animated GIF’s Freestyle Alex – This blog helps MSN Spaces users build their own space (in … Continue reading

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