You have your new blogging software set up and everything seems to work properly except the default look of the blog is nothing to brag home about. If you start digging, you’ll probably find that your blog software uses CSS in its design. Now you’ll have to figure out how to manipulate the CSS to […]
This plugin will fade your text from the background to the foreground. You can also specify the color to begin the fade with. See it in action here.
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 […]