Posts Tagged 'blog'

WordPress Tutorial: Creating Option Pages

I just finished making a tutorial on creating options pages and letting your plugins be configurable. It bases the example plugin off of Mark Jaquith’s video tutorial. (It also teaches a bit about register_activation_hook, because that is an important part for making plugins configurable.)Hopefully I’ll get around to making a video-version of this plugin soon, so things are more easy to understand.

But for now, there are still two versions available: A PDF version and the original OpenOffice ODT file.

Enjoy!

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WordPress Plugin: TextMe

Are you constantly on the go, and worrying about what’s happening at your blog while you are not there to check up on it? Not to worry! With the new TextMe plugin, you can have a carbon-copy of all admin emails sent via SMS to your cell phone. TextMe supports sending SMS via most major carriers.

See the plugin page for more information.

WordPress Plugin—Digg Protector

I’ve heard various complaints from blog-owners that when their posts are Digged, their servers’ load increases for the worse. After a bit of study, I’ve found that most of this load is caused by the extreme amount of images that are loaded. The Digg Protector will determine if a visitor is from Digg, and if the visitor is indeed from Digg, the plugin will serve them a remotely-hosted version of the image. Otherwise, the plugin will serve the locally-hosted (on that server) image.
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