When I created this blog, I thought: I’ll do a lot of writing, use this blog to drum up my business and get more clients.
What I found out was: I don’t need to. The best variant is “word of mouth” and writing in this blog is not only not necessary, but a waste of time.
The only use this blog is good for is testing: as a sandbox.
So, there won’t be any new posts in this blog till I really just want to write something.
Seeing that I don’t usually want to rant: I doubt it will be soon.
Here is one way to get your site post information posted on facebook wall.
- Add your application to Facebook: developers – button to “Set Up New Application”, and fill out all required fields – just try to save it, then add those fields it wants you to add. Note that you can change that information later. Remember you application ID, key and Secret.
While moving Darkmatter journal from WP-Footnotes plugin to YAFootnotes plugin (custom tweaked, moved because YAFootnotes was easier for writers/reviewers) we bumped into a problem: a lot of older posts used the old syntax. We had three choices:
- Leave WP-Footnotes plugin for older posts (different look and feel, one more plugin using up resources)
- Change posts by hand (lots of posts)
- Create a script to update all older posts who used old syntax.
I choose to create a script. After it was done I saw that it could be made into WordPress plugin with minimal work, so: download WP-Footnotes to YAFootnotes
It’s available at WordPress plugin repository too: WP-Footnotes to YAFootnotes.
Numerous sites use plugins to expand functionality offered by WordPress. A lot of good plugins emerge and fight for a place under the sun. For various reasons I have worked with a lot of plugins and would like to make a public list of plugins I have found to fit my needs.
Ajax Plugin Helper
Very good if one uses a lot of plugins as greatly reduces the time needed to spend updating other plugins.
WordPress, version 2.9 introduced batch updating plugins thus diminishing this plugins usefulness, but still – it’s a good plugin.
Comes along with your default Wordrpress installation, to enable one must get a key (free and easy to add). Reduces spam comments, standard plugin to fill this need for hundreds of thousands WordPress users. Continue reading “Plugins in WordPress”