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Optimize your database with Optimize DB plugin

| August 29, 2007 | 0 Comments
After a while, WordPress blogs and sites can start to feel a bit slow, and this is often a result of a cluttered database. Being a dynamic platform, WordPress stores its information in database tables. As you activate and deactivate plugins, information may be added to existing tables, or new tables may be created ... View Post

New WordPress plugin for Kontera users

| August 28, 2007 | 2 Comments
Kontera has created a WordPress plugin to make integration of their service into WordPress sites and blogs more streamlined. For those of you who are not familiar with Kontera, it is a way to monetize your site by automatically adding hyperlinks to keywords within your text, which when clicked on, take readers to ... View Post

Using the Digg This plugin on your WordPress blog

| August 9, 2007 | 0 Comments
You've seen those Digg This buttons on many sites and blogs, but did you know how to add them? Here's an example (it's an image, so you can't click on it): Digg This button Well, as usual, it's a plugin: Digg This from Aviran's Place. The plugin is pretty ... View Post

Create Flash header or slideshow on WordPress easily with Flashfader plugin

| August 5, 2007 | 61 Comments
My Flash skills are non-existent, so when a client requested some kind of Flash header where the images fade out and in, I was happy that I remembered that I had once come a across a ... View Post

Amazon-like plugin tells users what other people viewed

| August 3, 2007 | 0 Comments
Here is a perfect example of why I love plugin developers! Weblog Tools Collection has released a new plugin that should help you really increase the stickiness of your site: Where did they go from here? Here's the description:
This plugin tries to create a
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Would we use WordPress if there were no plugins?

| August 2, 2007 | 13 Comments
Garry Conn over at Blog Tips about Blogging asks an interesting question: Would you use Wordpress if Wordpress Plugins weren’t available? Basically, the question is: would WordPress be our preferred blogging platform if there were no plugins? Or, we can ask ... View Post

Relooking at the Page Links To Plugin

| June 21, 2007 | 9 Comments
Since I discovered the Page Links To plugin, it's become one of the plugins that I use most on my sites, particularly those where I'm using WordPress to create a CMS. I've reviewed it already (see the review here), but it seems that ... View Post

Viper’s Video Quicktags is the best for embedding movies

| June 10, 2007 | 6 Comments
After trying out many of the plugins available for helping WordPress users embed videos in their posts and Pages, the one that I find to be the best is Viper's Video Quicktags plugin. Once activated, you can select which types of videos you want to become available on the ... View Post

Inserting Flash swf file in WordPress posts or Pages

| June 10, 2007 | 21 Comments
I'm no Flash expert, so generally if I'm dealing with Flash it's Flash movies, which are .flv files. However, some people might need to insert Flash objects into their posts or Pages, and these files have the .swf suffix. Someone on a forum recently was on a search for the easiest and least destructive way ... View Post

Important mod to the Excerpt Reloaded Plugin

| June 6, 2007 | 1 Comment
A new mod to the Excerpt Reloaded Plugin means that now you can make sure that your excerpts are properly formatted with links, bullets, paragraphs and more. Read on... For some reason which I still don't understand, excerpts in WordPress are displayed without any HTML formatting. So ... View Post
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