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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 18, 2008

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It’s Friday, which means another issue of WordPress weekend resources. Evolution of WordPress: B2/Cafelog to WordPress 1.0 – A nice flashback in the history of WordPress. This post by Keith Dsouza of Weblog Tools Collection goes over the evolution of WordPress from the b2cafelog platform. The Ultimate WordPress Commenting System – This post by Jeff

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WordPress 2.6 Officially Released

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It was announced today that WordPress 2.6 has been officially released. Here are a few features in the new version of WordPress: Post revisions – Manage older post saves, very useful for multi-author or collaborative blogging Google gears – Designed to speed up your WordPress admin panel PressThis – Easily blog about something from wherever

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If A Commenter Does Not Have A Gravatar

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Let’s face it, not everyone who comments on your Gravatar-enabled blog has a Gravatar. Instead, commenters lacking their Gravatar are assigned a boring default icon. What if these commenters could have their own uniquely generated icon, that remained constant as long as their e-mail remained the same? That’s where these WordPress plugins come into play:

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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 11, 2008

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Another week has gone by, and here’s another week of WordPress weekend resources. 20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins – As the title says, this list at Mashable gives you over 20 “must-have” plugins for WordPress. It’s quite a nice list, although most I have already heard of. Maybe you’ll find something new though. WordPress

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How Do You Feel About Sponsored Themes?

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Like the title says, I want to know how you feel about sponsored WordPress themes. If you don’t know what a sponsored theme is, basically – it’s a theme with one or more “paid links” included, usually located in the footer. One of the most authoritative sources for WordPress theme releases, Weblog Tools Collection, will

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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 4, 2008

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First of all, happy 4th of July (to my US readers)! We have a few weekend resources today which I’ve collected over the past week. Here they are: What Plugin Coders Must Know About WordPress 2.6 – If you’re a WordPress plugin author, then you should probably read this article. With WordPress 2.6 allowing you

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Today Is Unofficial International WordPress Day

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Today, July 1st, is officially Unofficial International WordPress Day, sponsored by the people over at WPCandy. I hope it’s not too late in the day for my post. I just wanted to make a quick “thank you” to Automattic, because: WordPress is a great blogging platform and CMS It has an excellent community, of which

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The 3 Most Underrated WordPress Plugins

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There are certain WordPress plugins you hear about all the time. You see them repeated across multiple blogs as the “best” WordPress plugins like a broken record. Who ever looks back and tries to find underrated WordPress plugins though? These are plugins that don’t get much publicity, but are very useful in one way or

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