84% Of Comments Are Spam!

published on March 11, 2009

In this installment of WordPress Wendesdays I want to talk about a plugin I have used with great success. As the post states, about 84% of all comments are spam according to Akismet.com. I was shocked when I read that …


Adding “Widgeted” Sidebars To WordPress Themes

published on March 26, 2008

What’s A Widget Anyway? Last week we discussed WordPress sidebars and include files. This week we’ll explore how we can prepare our sidebars (or any other area of our theme) to accept widgets. In case you haven’t done your homework, …


New Must Have WordPress Plugin

published on February 21, 2008

I’m not usually one to repost content that I’ve seen on other blogs but I’m making an exception in this case. Graywolf of wolf-howl.com published a post yesterday about a new plugin and after checking it out, I knew I’d …


WordPress Plugins: Enhanced WP-Contact Form Added

published on January 10, 2008

One of the most frequent suggestions I’ve received for this site is to have a contact page to make it easier for people to contact me. To be honest, I’m not quite sure how I had missed such a basic …


Feed Footer Installed

published on January 5, 2008

While I was upgrading Blogging Experiment to the latest version of WordPress, I decided to go ahead and take care of some of the plugins I’ve been meaning to install but just hadn’t gotten around to. I’ll be covering these …


Reader Question Session: Ad Rotating Plugin

published on November 5, 2007

Last week when I mentioned that I’d be using a plugin to rotate the 125×125 ad blocks that you see on the right of the page, I hoped it would generate some interest. It certainly did that, however, it did …


Reader Question Session: Which Plugin are you Using?

published on October 15, 2007

Usually for Monday’s Reader Question Sessions I pick and choose which question to answer. However, today there was an overwhelming number of questions in the comments and my inbox, all about the same thing. And, since I’m a big proponent …


Glitches in Show Top Commentator Plugin

published on October 12, 2007

I’ve noted a couple of times how many people of the same name comment on this site. We’ve got a few Tim’s and more Steve’s than I know what to do with. However, until today I didn’t realize can actually …


WordPress Plugins: Add Quicktags

published on August 17, 2007

If you’re anything like me, every once in a while you find a task that just drives you nuts. It doesn’t even have to something difficult or time consuming, it’s just something you would love to never have to do …