The rp-comment-hilite plugin allows you to give special emphasis to a comment of a particular entry. The rationale is there may be one or more individual comments that are significant, and you would like them to stand out among the many other comments. This plugin is courtesy of Rebelpixel Productions.
This technical article is a few years old but it gives an in-depth analysis of the difference between Pingback and Trackback. The non-technical difference as I understand it is pingback automatically finds URI’s in the post and pings them while a trackback needs to have a URI entered manually.
This plugin is used to fetch your bookmarks from del.icio.us. The plugin is still in development so use with care.
Need a quick and easy way to incorporate photos into your posts? This hack will get you set up. Some of the features: Compatible with WordPress 1.0+. Display a preview thumbnail image along with the post on the main page or category/archive pages. Display all thumbnails when viewing the individual post. Display the full size […]
Need threaded comments? Get the WP 1.2 hack here.
A recent article in PC Magazine by Lance Ulanoff talks about Audioblog, a blogging system that uses recorded voice rather than written word. But before he talks about Audioblog he says New blogs, which are appearing faster than books or articles, have an even worse track record. There are very few really good blogs (I’d […]
Alex King brings up a good point about activating and deactivating plugins. Most plugins that you implement require some sort of code to be placed in the index.php file. Once you activate the plugin you’re ready to go. But when you turn off the plugin or deactivate it, your index page will probably fail, as […]
Blogger users can post entries from their Palm or WinCE device via AvantGo using AvantBlog. AvantBlog works directly from the Dented Reality server, communicating with the Blogger.com server to authenticate you (log you in) and then get a list of your available blogs. When you post, it checks to make sure you are logged in […]
Are you making any money with your blog? This SFGate.com article talks about bloggers who are finding ways to make a profit. Some top bloggers who carry advertising say they make hundreds or, in a few cases, thousands of dollars a month. The typical take is more like $20 to $50 a month, which covers […]
For the first time ever the National Democratic Convention will be blogged. Officials say this will be a first in the history of politics. The NDC will hand pick a group of bloggers to attend and blog the convention. These select bloggers will be picked based on their blogs readership, professionalism and quality of their […]