Jason A. Trommetter wrote this WP plugin, Topic Icon. It’s still in its infancy but places an assigned image to the right of each entry. After activating the plugin add the image name to a new Custom Field and you’re set.
Rich Manalang’s first WP plugin display’s the time since the post was published as a title attribute.
Here’s one bloggers experience with Blogger and greymatter. The journey finally ended with WordPress.
I found this handy WP 1.2 plugin, MW Comments/Trackbacks, which provides the ability to add the number of trackbacks and comments to your individual links. You can see it in action on this site.
Here’s a hack for auto-replacing keywords that are defined and linked through a management screen. phpGiggle locates user-defined keywords and phrases in an HTML document or string and subsequently replaces the keywords or phrases with anchor tags linking to user-defined URLs.
This WP 1.2 plugin adds pagination to your index page so you get something like <first Page> 1 2 3 4 5 6 <last Page>. Visitor can click through all of your posts one page at a time.
CMS comparison chart showing many different blog applications and their features via Scriptygoddess
Here’s a nice introductory article on weblog syndication and the current technology used to feed syndicated content.
From Rebecca Blood, Ten Tips For A Better Weblog and Weblog Ethics. Yvelle at Radical Rejection also offers a list of weblog standards
DElyMyth has a stats plugin that tracks IP addresses, browsers, operating systems, referrer and keywords and is fully commented.