Post Templates by Category (PTbC) is another WordPress plugin I've had stuck between couch cushions the last several months. The benefit of PTbC is that it lets you set custom templates for all posts within a category.
For those wondering how good (or how bad) WordPress is on the issue of search engine referrals:
If you catch this early enough, you'll ... (more...)
Blog Copyright is a WordPress plugin that displays a dated copyright mark. When displayed on general, category, search and author queries it provides a range of dates (first-last post years); on single posts, Pages and archive queries the year for the content will be used. Name, copyright term and reservation of rights text can be fully customized through tag parameters, or completely overridden with a custom field.
WordPress 1.5.1 was released today, hitting a large number of bugs, as well as affording me the opportunity to never update a plugin.
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Download Manager (now in beta testing) is a WordPress plugin that provides the ability to restrict and track file downloads from your site, and manage it all through a single interface in WordPress' administration pages.
http://www.google.com/search?q=“powered by WordPress”
Results 1 - 10 of about 5,280,000 for "powered by WordPress"
That's a lot of power.
Little old guff is now traveling deeper in Wordpress 1.5 territory. Two reasons for that:
I've cleared out a lot of the PHP glue ... (more...)
I put together my first weblog theme for WordPress 1.5. This is just a taste, as I'm still working on the inside detailing (I'm ... (more...)
Yep, another WordPress plugin. This one has a confusing name, but should be easy to understand its purpose: it converts various HTML character entities (» & © and so on) to their numeric equivalents (» & © etc.). Many WordPress users are running afoul of character entities appearing in their comment RSS feeds, which many RSS/syndication readers fail on (also causes Firefox to get a mite testy). This should fix the problem.
With time on my hands this afternoon I decided to use some up and post about my last *older* WordPress plugin previously gone unmentioned on guff.
Based on the_excerpt, the_excerpt Reloaded, when a post does not contain an excerpt, displays the contents of the post (typically abbreviated), which can be customized on which HTML tags to allow, length of the excerpt (in words), "more..." link, and filtering type. The plugin's function the_excerpt_reloaded() must be used in The Loop.
Time for a new WordPress plugin! Post Updated is a simple fellow: it displays the last modified date and time for a post (that is, if later than the original post date). Useful for providing a "last updated" flag to your posts.
I was up very late last night---or very early this morning, depending on how you look at it---and decided it a good time to upgrade ... (more...)