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Plugins updates for 2.7 and more

I’ve upgraded four plugins last night. Let me list them here one by one and what I’ve fixed: Google Analytics for WordPressTested with 2.7 and changed the explanation about the account ID. SociableFixed an annoying custom field bug that would sometimes make duplicate custom field entries, and made sure the code was really working, so…

WP 2.7 fun: complete hcards

WordPress 2.7 has an awesome new thing: it turns the comments into hCards by default. An hCard is the microformat version of a vcard, which, with microformat extensions for your browser, you can then save the data of those commenters in your address book. For instance, with the Safari microformats plugin, this looks like this:…

WordPress 2.7!

Ok I’ve bitten the bullet. Yoast.com is now running on WordPress 2.7, and threaded comments has been enabled. I’ve also updated my plugins that weren’t working on 2.7, so all should work well now. If it doesn’t, please let me know in the comments!

WordPress functions to supercharge your Theme!

WordPress is well known for its plugins and themes, but not enough people know and love what you can do in your themes functions.php. Chris Pearson showed his love for them back in May, and he did a great job of explaining how you can bring your own functions.php file to each and every theme…

Disabling the update nag in WordPress

WordPress’ core update nag is quite the useful thing, I’ll usually know before it shows that there’s an update, but a lot of people won’t. If you don’t know what I mean with core update nag, it’s this thing: The issue is that this thing doesn’t only show to you, it shows to all users…

TwitterCounter: the API and the Mint Pepper

As you know I’m a big fan of TwitterCounter, and Boris, its creator and founder is one of the few Dutch entrepreneurs I’m actually a fan of, as he really seems to get the “new” web. I emailed him last week, asking why TwitterCounter didn’t have an API, and we started talking about what an…

Disabling SearchWiki

Google introduced Search Wiki, and opted me in without a method of disabling it. Thanks a lot Google. Not. So I started searching for a way to disable. First I found this post , via Saad Kamal, on Google Operating System, but that didn’t work to well for me. This greasemonkey based solution is a…

Technorati Pepper for Mint

I’ve been playing with the thought of developing a Pepper for Mint for ages, but never got to it. Tonight I decided to do it, and it turned out to be incredibly easy! So I’ve developed a Pepper that has two panes, one displays your Technorati scores like this: The other displays the latest links…

Twitter iPhone apps side by side

Twitter is now officially a part of my life. I find myself checking Twitter more often then my email, and that, I guess, forces me to be smart about how I use it. I’ve been using Twitterific and Twinkle side by side for a while, but both annoyed me at times. They look like this:…

Simple scripts for speedy WordPress actions

Sometimes, when moving or installing WordPress blogs, you’ll have a need for some simple scripts to help do simple things. I found a couple of those that helped me out, and I thought I’d share them with you! Easily install WordPress This first one I shared on my newsletter a couple of weeks back: EasyWP…