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WordPress Thumbnails in Archives Page: making it work

The attack of the insomnia has hit again, so I’m taking this advantage to update the Top Commentators Widget (which is now in 1.5-beta and downloadable via WordPress Extend if you wanna try it out — this blog is currently running it) as well as a couple of my favourite niche …

WebGrrrl.net now an URL shortener with YOURLS

My penchant for using long titles in my blog posts, and my now active involvement in all things Facebook and Twitter, drove me to install this nifty but challenging plugin called YOURLS. I took for granted that this was going to be one of those normal WordPress plugins you get …

Top Commentators Widget v.1.2 now up

Another TCW update has been posted in WordPress.org’s Plugins Repository to include two new additions based on user requests. Show top commentators between certain dates: This option was requested by James Pearse of Avon School District, MA. In his e-mail, he included a link to his school’s blog, demonstrating the …

Help me name my new WordPress plugin

I mentioned before that one of my goals slash New Year’s resolutions for WebGrrrl.net is to create a new WordPress plugin that can support the GEDCOM data scheme to create a genealogy (family tree) site powered by WordPress. I plan to start it within this week. Here’s my predicament — …

Top Commentators Widget v.1.1, now with Gravatar support

I’ve finally come around to fixing the bugs in this version of TCW. I have added in most of the codes that support Gravatar, thanks to the work of Sergio Nascimento. Hopefully the next update would include the ability to add multiple TCW to more than one sidebar within a …

WordPress contact form plugin for the sake of a good review

I noticed, through reading people’s posts reviewing other blogs, that people make a big deal of having a contact form in your blog, which is a sort of a big no-no if you don’t have one. I finally got off my lazy behind and installed cform II, one of the …