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Archive for April, 2007

Adding unlimited streaming video to your site with Google Video

| April 23, 2007 | 1 Comment
A client gave me a 15 minute movie that they wanted uploaded to their site. The problem with such a long video is that it needs to be streamed, or else the user has to wait until a good portion is downloaded before they can view it. But adding streaming Flash video demands some ... View Post

Lightening the WordPress Load – How to Optimize your Blog

| April 22, 2007 | 0 Comments
As you use WordPress, you may notice that page loads are taking longer and the site seems to grind along. It turns out that junk data may be piling up and slowing down your site. Sizlopedia explains that this junk may pile up as a result ... View Post

Contactify – trying to prevent comment spam

| April 22, 2007 | 1 Comment
Contactify is a new service that is supposed to allow people to contact you while hiding your email address, and thus preventing comment spam. I say supposed to, because I'm having trouble figuring out what the advantage of the service is. Here's a play-by-play of my experience:
  • Went to website and signed up with
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WordPress Plugin: Comment Email Responder

| April 22, 2007 | 0 Comments
The Comment Email Responder plugin is one of those plugins that make you wonder why no one else ever thought of it. This handy plugin makes it easy for a WordPress administrator to respond to a comment and simultaneously send an email to the commenter. If the commenter has ... View Post

Aizatto’s Related Posts Plugin

| April 22, 2007 | 3 Comments
Most WordPress users are familiar with the WASABI Related Entries plugin. I've never used it because it involves messing around with the database tables. Instead, I have been using the Simple Tagging feature of displaying related posts based on tags used in ... View Post

More Free CSS Templates

| April 18, 2007 | 0 Comments
Here's some more free CSS Templates. Solid layouts and simple designs. Free CSS Templates>>  View Post

Andreas Viklund Free CSS Templates

| April 18, 2007 | 0 Comments
Andreas Viklund has 11 free CSS templates. The designs are clean and smart, and are probably pretty friendly to modifications. Andreas says the following about the templates: These are my free XHTML/CSS website templates. They are free to use for any purpose without any limitations or obligations. I kindly ask you to keep the small ... View Post

Free XHTML/CSS Templates For Web Design

| April 18, 2007 | 0 Comments
Template World has some really nice Web 2.0ish templates available for free. It's worth checking out. Free XHTML/CSS Templates For Web Design>> View Post

Getting bored of how your dashboard looks? Try WordPress NiceAdmin

| April 12, 2007 | 2 Comments
We bloggers spend a lot of time in the admin section of our WordPress blogs. It can get kind of boring looking at the same blue chunky lettering and design after a while. I decided to install the WordPress NiceAdmin plugin to add some variety to the same 'ol same 'ol. It is so pretty! ... View Post

Another way to add RSS feeds to your WordPress blog

| April 12, 2007 | 0 Comments
Shaolin Tiger explains how to use the WordPress Feedlist Plugin to display RSS feeds from other sites on your blog. How to use RSS Feeds on your Wordpress Site>> View Post
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