Matt Googly has a nice article for WordPress and PHP newbies. He takes the mysterious PHP out of the templating system by explaining each item in the “loop”.
Archive for April, 2005
Flickr Album List is an extension to Ramon Darrow’s Flickr Gallery plugin (v 0.7) that generates a list of your Flickr photo albums for inclusion in your sidebar. It requires Flickr Gallery (tested with v. 0.7) to be installed and activated.
Flickr Photos enables you to post Flickr photos in your WordPress site with a Markdown compatible syntax. In addition to producing the image html, it also grabs and displays any notes associated with the image for sizes greater than thumbnail. The notes are scaled to fit the image.
This plugin takes an XML feed from http://www.zhubert.com and allows you to insert verses from the New Testament, in Greek, into your blog. The feed contains lots of additional grammatical information that can also be displayed.
WordPress sidebar login form hack adds a login form in the sidebar and once you’re logged in, will display your user name and user controls.
r0x0rz has modified the hack to work with the Blix theme.
NBC Universal Television Group President Jeff Zucker said entering the generally opinionated world of blogs might be one way television networks could keep their grip on viewers who increasingly use the Internet for news.
“I don’t know why Brian Williams isn’t blogging right now,” Zucker said of the anchor of NBC’s top-rated evening news program who took the helm after veteran journalist Tom Brokaw stepped down in December. “We should be looking for a more interactive component … and be experimenting more.”
Zucker said he was considering a blog for Williams and could envision a similar blog for Katie Couric, the co-host of NBC’s “Today” show. He noted that the morning program hadn’t changed its format much in more than a decade.
The Fancy Excerpt plugin for WordPress creates an excerpt for a post that has none. Use it rather than the default WordPress excerpt generator and your sentences will no longer be cut.
Automatic Music Player is a music player for WordPress 1.5. Simply upload MP3 or WAV files and your users will be able to listen to the files from your blog without installing additional programs . Flash Player is required for the web client.
lr2ImageSnag is a plugin that checks to see if the first line of your post is a url to an image. If it is, the image is fetched using [[curl]], resized using [[ImageMagick]], and the url is replaced with an image tag.