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Embed Finetune in your blog

| March 31, 2007 | 0 Comments
Some of you may have noticed that I added a Finetune player in the right-most sidebar. Why? Only because I LOVE Finetune. As opposed to the other online music services, it actually lets you choose the songs you want to hear, as opposed to guessing what songs you like based on songs ... View Post

Inserting editable text in the sidebar – part II: Widgets

| March 25, 2007 | 5 Comments
In an earlier post, I wrote about my quest to find a way to easily allow users to modify text in the sidebar of a site I was creating. After trying a few different options, I happily settled on the Improved Include ... View Post

DoFollow plugin – sharing the love

| March 25, 2007 | 11 Comments
I recently posted a comment on a blog, and was surprised to get a trackback link as a result from their blog. Suddenly I understood what all the excitement is over turning off the NoFollow links from commenters. Why not make those links real? So I've installed DoFollow here on WordPressGarage.com, ... View Post

Jerome’s Keywords broke during upgrade, now using Simple Tagging

| March 24, 2007 | 18 Comments
I was using Jerome's Keywords for tagging posts, and all was working fine until I finally upgraded from 2.1.1 to 2.1.2 (yes, I know, I should have done it a long time ago, but upgrades scare me). The upgrade went fine, but I noticed that when you clicked on a tag, ... View Post

Shortcut and plugin for advanced editing options in the WordPress editor

| March 21, 2007 | 0 Comments
There is a demand for more editing options when entering posts in WordPress. As I mentioned here before, Dean's FCKeditor for WordPress plugin allows you to replace the standard WordPress editor options with the well-known FCKeditor. But this has two ... View Post

Inserting editable text in the sidebar

| March 20, 2007 | 6 Comments
Update: since I wrote this post, I discovered some problems with this solution. I ended up using a different solution, which you can see in Inserting editable text in the sidebar - part II: Widgets. I created a site for a client based on ... View Post

Are Flash blogs the future?

| March 20, 2007 | 2 Comments
LutinCapuche Blog has developed a plugin called FlogMaker that changes your blog to a Flash-based blog. You can see a demo of a Flash blog on the site, and manipulate the background, colors, and more and see the results. It works like any other plugin, where ... View Post

Learning WordPress – a new plugins repository

| March 20, 2007 | 1 Comment
It seems that Learning Wordpress was launched only a few days ago, but it's really worth checking out. It is (potentially) a well organized database of WordPress plugins. There are main plugin categories, with subcategories listed underneath. Since this is a really new site, many of the categories have nothing listed ... View Post

Random Header Images without Javascript

| March 20, 2007 | 2 Comments
Many blogs use random header images in their header so that every time a page is reloaded, a new image appears in the header of the site. This adds interest and variation for readers. To accomplish this, most sites use a combination of CSS and Javascript. Rob Griffith at The Robservatory ... View Post

If you want to be inspired, you have to see this site!

| March 20, 2007 | 2 Comments
CSS Import's latest entry in its gallery is one of the most amazing sites I've seen. It is the online CV and portfolio of Danny Blackman, a 3rd year BA Communications & New Media student at University of Leeds, UK and a freelance designer & developer. This is ... View Post
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