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Archive: February, 2009

Specify the user level needed to skip comment moderation in WordPress

This simple WordPress hack allows you to specify the minimum user level needed to post comments without moderation. By default, WordPress allows administrators (and the author of the post) to skip moderation checks when posting comments, but it is easy to adjust this so that you can choose the user level yourself. This can be useful for those of you who have strict comment moderation enabled (manual comment approval), as it allows you to let registered users of your site post immediately without having to wait for approval. More »

Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Hacks and Info | 209 Comments »

Prevent author impersonation in WordPress comments

This modification to WordPress prevents unregistered comment authors from using the names or email addresses of the registered authors on your site. It does this by first checking to see if the comment author is logged in. If they are not, it compares their name and email address to the registered author data. If there is a match, the comment is blocked and a custom message is displayed. The name and email address comparison is case-insensitive. More »

Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Hacks and Info | 148 Comments »

Other Posts from Cat plugin for WordPress

This plugin will show the last X posts from the current category at the bottom of every post, or where you manually specify in each post. Using the built-in options page, you can choose the number of posts to show, set the header text, choose to show the post dates, select the format of the date, and choose whether or not to include the current post in the list. The latest version also has an option to show recent posts from all categories the current post is in. More »

v1.6 - Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 266 Comments »

Multi Column Link List Plugin for WordPress

This plugin generates an alphabetical listing of your WordPress links in multiple columns. You can choose the number of columns to display, with an option to split up the list of links by letter. It also supports the use of a custom header to help separate the links. For example, you could have it say ‘Links: A’ and then list the links that start with ‘A’, etc. The link list can easily be added to any post or page with the trigger text, or called directly from a template file. A CSS file is also included for easy style changes. More »

v1.3 - Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 261 Comments »

Multi Column Category List Plugin for WordPress

This plugin generates an alphabetical listing of your WordPress categories in multiple columns. You can choose the number of columns to display, with an option to split up the list of categories by letter. It also supports the use of a custom header to help separate the categories. For example, you could have it say ‘Topics: A’ and then list the topics that start with ‘A’, etc. The category list can easily be added to any post or page with the trigger text, or called directly from a template file. A CSS file is also included for easy style changes. More »

v1.3 - Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 278 Comments »

List Subpages Plugin for WordPress

This WordPress plugin generates a list of subpages for the page being viewed. You can use this plugin by inserting the trigger text in your page (where you want the list to appear), or by calling the function directly from your template file. One key feature of this plugin is that it can used outside the loop, which means you can display a list of subpages of the current page in your header, sidebar, or anywhere else. There are also several options available. You can change the sort method, exclude pages, adjust the page depth, show the date, and more. More »

v1.0 - Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 225 Comments »

Interstitial Ads Plugin for WordPress

This plugin allows you to automatically add javascript (or anything else) to all links on your WordPress site. One common use for this is the implementation of interstitial ads, which require javascript to be added to each link, although there are many other possible uses. More »

v1.1 - Updated Feb 20th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 94 Comments »

Internal Rewrite Viewer Plugin for WordPress

This plugin has a very specific purpose – to generate a list of the current rewrite rules that WordPress is using. Unless you are writing WordPress plugins that support permalinks, this plugin will probably not be that useful to you. But if for whatever reason you need to check the rules (for debugging.. troubleshooting..) it will do the job nicely. Only newer versions of WordPress store the rules internally of course. If you have a much older version, the data will simply be in your .htaccess file. More »

v1.1 - Updated Feb 19th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 116 Comments »

Import Users Plugin for WordPress

This plugin was created for people who need to easily add multiple users to their WordPress installation. Simply give it a list of usernames and email addresses, specify the role of the users (subscriber, author, admin, etc.) and it does the rest. It will automatically email each user and give them their randomly generated password, or let you specify one. It also has validation in place to make sure the usernames do not already exist, that the email addresses are not already in use, that the usernames are valid, etc. After it processes the information, it tells you how many were added, and upon error, gives you the reason why each failed. More »

v1.2 - Updated Feb 19th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 220 Comments »

Expanding Text plugin for WordPress

This WordPress plugin allows you to create sections of text in your post or page which expand/collapse when clicked on. You simply wrap the special tags around your text, and set the ‘expand link’ (the link visitors click on to show the text). If your visitors do not have javascript enabled, the ‘expand link’ is not shown, and the text is displayed normally. More »

v1.2 - Updated Feb 19th, 2009 | Topic: WordPress Plugins and Mods | 296 Comments »