Tech / WP

This site is now running on WP2.3, using the Sandbox theme (with my own CSS), with a number of excellent plugins – listed here using WP-PluginsUsed by Lester ‘GaMerZ’ Chan…
There are 40 plugins used: 35 active plugins and 5 inactive plugins.

Active Plugins

Akismet Anti-Spam 4.0.2  Akismet Anti-Spam 4.0.2
» Automattic (url)
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from spam. It keeps your site protected even while you sleep. To get started: activate the Akismet plugin and then go to your Akismet Settings page to set up your API key.

Better Search Replace 1.3.2  Better Search Replace 1.3.2
» Delicious Brains (url)
A small plugin for running a search/replace on your WordPress database.

Chunk Urls for WordPress 2.0  Chunk Urls for WordPress 2.0
» whoo (url)
This plugin shorten urls in comments so that they won’t break your site.

Clean Archives Reloaded 3.2.0  Clean Archives Reloaded 3.2.0
» Viper007Bond (url)
A slick, Javascript-enhanced post archive list generator for WordPress 2.5+.

Cricket Moods 3.7.2  Cricket Moods 3.7.2
» Keith "kccricket" Constable (url)
Allows an author to add multiple mood tags and mood smilies to every post.

Custom Query String Reloaded 2.9  Custom Query String Reloaded 2.9
» Moshu (url)
Change the number of posts displayed when viewing different archive pages, including tags archives, based on WP’s own tag system. Originally by Matt Read – Updated for UTW tags by Andy Beard

Exec-PHP 4.9  Exec-PHP 4.9
» Sören Weber (url)
Executes <?php ?> code in your posts, pages and text widgets.

Flexi Pages Widget 1.7.3  Flexi Pages Widget 1.7.3
» Srini G (url)
A highly configurable WordPress sidebar widget to list pages and sub-pages. User friendly widget control comes with various options.

Genki Announcement 1.4.1  Genki Announcement 1.4.1
» Genkisan (url)
Display an announcement on your blog

Geo Mashup 1.10.2  Geo Mashup 1.10.2
» Dylan Kuhn (url)
Save location for posts and pages, or even users and comments. Display these locations on Google, Leaflet, and OSM maps. Make WordPress into your GeoCMS.

Get Recent Comments 2.0.6  Get Recent Comments 2.0.6
» Krischan Jodies (url)
Display the most recent comments or trackbacks with your own formatting in the sidebar. Visit Options/Recent Comments after activation of the plugin.

Google XML Sitemaps 4.0.9  Google XML Sitemaps 4.0.9
» Arne Brachhold (url)
This plugin improves SEO using sitemaps for best indexation by search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and others.

Guestbook Generator 0.8  Guestbook Generator 0.8
» Andrew dela Serna (url)
Generates a guestbook for Wordpress blogs. Once activated, click on Options > Guestbook Generator.

iMP Download 1.4.1  iMP Download 1.4.1
» Hardi P (url)
Download manager for wordpress user featuring download count, force download, quicktag, members only, widgets, etc. Integrated with search engine to find your downloads easily and pagination on download list.

Inline Google Maps 5.11  Inline Google Maps 5.11
» Avi Alkalay (url)
This plugin shows google maps anywhere on blogpage. Just add a permalink of google map to any text (with images) in a page, set title=”googlemap” and you’re done. Also works with complex multimarker maps and KML-based maps.

Jetpack by 5.8.1  Jetpack by 5.8.1
» Automattic (url)
Bring the power of the cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a account to use the powerful features normally only available to users.

Macro Expander 1.1  Macro Expander 1.1
» Matthijs Hollemans (url)
Replaces user-defined keywords in a blog post with the output from the corresponding user-defined PHP function.

NextGEN Gallery 2.2.33  NextGEN Gallery 2.2.33
» Imagely (url)
The most popular gallery plugin for WordPress and one of the most popular plugins of all time with over 18 million downloads.

No Self Pings 1.1  No Self Pings 1.1
» Michael D. Adams (url)
Keeps WordPress from sending pings to your own site.

Pagebar2 2.65  Pagebar2 2.65
» Lutz Schröer (url)
Adds an advanced page navigation to Wordpress.

Page Links To 2.9.9  Page Links To 2.9.9
» Mark Jaquith (url)
Allows you to point WordPress pages or posts to a URL of your choosing. Good for setting up navigational links to non-WP sections of your site or to off-site resources.

Redirection 3.1.1  Redirection 3.1.1
» John Godley (url)
Manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors

SCF2 Contact Form 0.8.5  SCF2 Contact Form 0.8.5
» Andrew Ozz (url)
A contact form plugin that stores all messages locally, lets the blog admins to reply from the admin page and can send emails to multiple users. Uses the WordPress comments routine for filtering the spam, including Akismet and Bad Behavior (if installed).

Search Unleashed 1.0.6  Search Unleashed 1.0.6
» John Godley (url)
Advanced search engine that provides full text searching across posts, pages, comments, titles, and URLs. Searches take into account any data added by other plugins, and all search results are contextually highlighted. You can also highlight incoming searches from popular search engines.

Shutter Reloaded 2.5  Shutter Reloaded 2.5
» Andrew Ozz (url)
Darkens the current page and displays an image on top like Lightbox, Thickbox, etc. However this script is a lot smaller and faster.

Simple Tags 2.4.7  Simple Tags 2.4.7
» Amaury BALMER (url)
Extended Tagging for WordPress : Terms suggestion, Mass Edit Terms, Auto link Terms, Ajax Autocompletion, Click Terms, Advanced manage terms, etc.

Simple Trackback Validation 2.1  Simple Trackback Validation 2.1
» Michael Woehrer (url)
Eliminates spam trackbacks by (1) checking if the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the IP address of the webserver the trackback URL is referring to and (2) by retrieving the web page located at the URL used in the trackback and checking if the page contains a link to your blog.

Skin Tags 0.8  Skin Tags 0.8
» Billy Halsey (url)
Removes the non-breaking space from the wp_tag_cloud() output generated by WP 2.3+.

Subscribe To Comments 2.3  Subscribe To Comments 2.3
» Mark Jaquith (url)
Allows readers to choose to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry.

WordPress Database Backup 2.3.3  WordPress Database Backup 2.3.3
» Austin Matzko (url)
On-demand backup of your WordPress database. Navigate to Tools → Backup to get started.

WP-phpMyAdmin 2.10.3  WP-phpMyAdmin 2.10.3
» Roland Rust, Christopher Hwang (url)
Provides phpMyAdmin from the WordPress admin console

WP-PluginsUsed 1.50  WP-PluginsUsed 1.50
» Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan (url)
Display WordPress plugins that you currently have (both active and inactive) onto a post/page.

WP-RelativeDate 1.51  WP-RelativeDate 1.51
» Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan (url)
Displays relative date alongside with your post/comments actual date. Like ‘Today’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘2 Days Ago’, ‘2 Weeks Ago’, ‘2 ‘Seconds Ago’, ‘2 Minutes Ago’, ‘2 Hours Ago’.

WP Captcha Free 0.9  WP Captcha Free 0.9
» iDope (url)
Block comment spam without captcha.

WP PTViewer 2.0.2  WP PTViewer 2.0.2
» MarvinLabs (url)
A plugin that allows you to easily insert dynamic panoramic pictures inside your posts using ptviewer. You can visit the options page and the help page.

Inactive Plugins

Hello Dolly 1.6  Hello Dolly 1.6
» Matt Mullenweg (url)
This is not just a plugin, it symbolizes the hope and enthusiasm of an entire generation summed up in two words sung most famously by Louis Armstrong: Hello, Dolly. When activated you will randomly see a lyric from Hello, Dolly in the upper right of your admin screen on every page.

Less 1.1  Less 1.1
» Bennett McElwee (url)
Change the (more…) link so it displays the entire post, not just the part after the “more”.

Maintenance Mode 5.4  Maintenance Mode 5.4
» Michael Wöhrer (url)
Adds a splash page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance. Logged in administrators get full access to the blog including the front-end. Navigate to Settings → Maintenance Mode to get started.

Organize Series 2.5.7  Organize Series 2.5.7
» Darren Ethier (url)
This plugin adds a number of features to wordpress that enable you to easily write and organize a series of posts and display the series dynamically in your blog. You can associate “icons” or “logos” with the various series. This version of Organize Series Plugin requires at least WordPress 3.4+ and PHP 5.2+ to work. Stats 1.8.6 Stats 1.8.6
» Automattic (url)
Future upgrades to Stats will only be available in Jetpack.

One thought on “Tech / WP

  1. i’m surprised you’re not using the ical events plugin. i landed on your site hoping i’d find out what you meant when you said ‘Have managed to use options and tweak display to get a format I like’ over at dwc’s.
    I guess you just gave up on the ical events plugin altogether.

    Or have you?

    I’m really curious as to how you managed to tweak it.


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