One of the most common tips top bloggers give to novice bloggers is to blog about something they are very passionate about. But as we all know, people’s interest level fluctuates and is rarely constant. Today, you may be so inspired you could write a new treatise on food blogging, tomorrow, you could barely even […]
Archives for December 2009
In this week’s Movable Type Monday we discuss the latest delay of MT 5, a new release of Media Manager, a hack for listing Pages, and more.
Many people want to publish their blog in different languages or offer translations to their readers. Often a translation plugin is used offering automated translation via Google Translate or Babelfish. But if you speak/write several languages you can use the WPML plugin to publish your blog in several languages, and if you want to have […]
Many SEO specialists talk about keeping up with the top blogs in your niche, but there are great benefits to reading books. Here are three of the biggest ones.
Since some days several contacts have been considering the option to display upcoming posts on their site. WordPress offers a really simple solution for this in the form of the attribute post_status. The post_status is stored in the wp_post table and has generally the attributes: draft, private, publish or static for pages. There is one […]
Matt Mullenweg dropped the bombshell yesterday in IRC: bbPress, the often forgotten forum option, could become a WordPress plugin in the near future. Anyone who has ever looked at integrating forums with their WordPress blog knows that right at the moment bbPress an underpowered option is. Integrating other forums can be a real headache (Vanilla […]
Want to put a little Christmas touch on your blog to commemorate the upcoming winter holiday? “Let It Snow!” might be the plugin that you’re looking for! Once installed, your blog will be adorned with falling flakes of snow similar to the one seen on WordPress.com and its blogs. The falling snowflakes look great as they […]
When ‘canonical plugins’ for WordPress were announced the post also mentioned that these plugins might have to move to a new structure, setup: In order to have a system like this, each canonical plugin’s development community would probably need similar infrastructure to WordPress itself, including things like Trac, mailing lists, support forums, etc. These things […]
Chris Coyier has been rocking the design scene since a while now with his very popular CSS-Tricks design community but recently Chris made a well noticed intro to the blogging scene with Digging into WordPress which he co-authors with Jeff Starr (Perishable Press). Only 6 months after starting Digging into WordPress, the duo released the […]
2009 has been a very great year for TypePad. The developers have worked really hard in making the TypePad experience better. Some of the best features they’ve released so far are listed below: Add a TypePad Favorite button to your blog and let your readers show the love Add video with the click of a […]