Viewzi, rich interactive search results for WordPress

  • December 17th, 2008

As much as I prefer WordPress as my blogging platform, I have never been a fan of the baked in search functionality which has proven to be hit or miss – more often a "miss". WordPress will search your posts but overlook any custom pages or discussions. To fill the void, I relied on Dan […]

WordPress; manage, reduce, and prevent comment spam

  • May 6th, 2007

An ideal blogosphere would be free of comment spam – solicitations for enlarging your manhood with knock off drugs, wooing the lady with tried and true sex tips, or drug pedaling bots which believe that BBCode is a compatible comment format for WordPress blogs. The WordPress Discussion Options SubPanel offers a Comment Blacklist filter: When […]

How-to: Improve WordPress Subscribe to Comments

  • May 3rd, 2006

One of my favorite WordPress plugins [hands down] is Subscribe to Comments by Mark Jaquith and Jennifer (ScriptyGoddess). The plugin allows readers to subscribe to comment activities via email bypassing the need to bookmark or subscribe [via RSS] to particular posts. As with any well written WordPress plugin, installation is a simple two step process: […]