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PostTwiOAuth upgrade to v0.21

I have installed PostTwiOAuth v0.11 almost one month ago.
Now, I saw the v0.21 released. So I upgrade my installation.
It is a plugin use Twitter OAuth to send notification to your Twitter timeline. The first Auth, or Basic Auth of Twitter will be retired soon. And also OAuth is safer.
Let me show you how to install it.
0) MovableType 5.0
1) Download the plugin from the official site here.
2) Decompress the zip file and upload the whole folder PostTwiOauth to the mt\plugins\
3) Login your MT backend
Tools > Plugins >
Click PostTwiOAuth 0.21, Register an application
Filling following information on Twitter application form
Application Name:
Application Website:
 URL of the site to download this program
Application Type :
Callback URL:
Use the callback URL provided
Default Access type:
 Read & Write
Use Twitter for login:
After submit, you get Consumer key and Consumer Secret strings.
Enter them into settings of MT, and click Save Changes.
4) Click Settings again, click Go to Twitter
/mt5cgi/plugins/PostTwiOauth/oauth.cgi/1 to get Access Token and Access Secret.
Enter them into settings of MT.

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Upgrade to MovableType 5.01

Now, I upgrade this blog to MovableType 5.01.
I have to say, something is not good enough.
I think MT5 add the site which I don’t need is not good idea.
Why sixapart add the site without ask the blog owner?
I just want MT keep my blog.
OK. I have to say two good points.
1) Rebuild is so fast.
It took about 10 minutes to republish all files. And not get 500 error.
2) Comments pagination is good.

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MovableType 5.01 released

It is so happy that MovableType 5 open to download. Actually it is 5.01.
I did an test upgrade in my test blog. The upgrade procedure is similar to the before.
The upgrade log is
* Upgrading database from version 4.0076.
* Upgrading table for entry_rev records…
* Upgrading table for template_rev records…
* Upgrading table for Website records…
* Upgrading table for MT::Entry::Summary records…
* Upgrading table for Entry records…
* Upgrading table for Session records…
* Upgrading table for MT::Author::Summary records…
* Upgrading table for Template records…
* Upgrading table for Permission records…
* Rebuilding permissions… (100%)
* Updating existing role name…
* Populating new role for website…
* Migrating mtview.php to MT5 style…
* Assigning new system privilege for system administrator…
* Assigning to davidyin…
* Updating existing role name…
* Populating new role for theme…
* Upgrading Asset path informations…
* Classifying blogs… (100%)
* Merging dashboard settings… (100%)
* Migrating existing 5 blogs into websites and its children…
* Generated a website
* Moved blog MT Unofficial Site ( under website
* Moved blog P site ( under website
* Moved blog Motion ( under website
* Moved blog MT4 forum ( under website
* Moved blog Action stream blog ( under website
* Migrating CustomFields type… (100%)
* Database has been upgraded to version 5.0016.
* Plugin ‘Professional Pack’ upgraded successfully to version 1.51 (schema version 1.51).

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