A little Firefox extension to let you subscribe to RSS and Atom feeds by right-clicking a link to the feed.
Archive for September, 2004
If you keep changing an entry, making me see it over and over again in my aggregator, you might get more attention, or you might just make me unsubscribe.
My old right-click BlogThis extension, updated for the new Extension Manager at last, and now without the abrupt cutoff of selected text.
If your server is sitting behind a reverse caching proxy, TransparentProxyIPs will let you finally record the proper IP address for people leaving comments.
A Python script (with a Perl script to which you can pipe output to write XHTML, if you have a recent enough copy of XML::Writer) to check how well your RSS is delivered and compressed and cached. Geeky goodness.
mt.cfg does document TempDir as where uploaded files are temporarily stored. What it fails to mention is that it also determines whether or not your search throttle even works, on some shared hosts.
Documenting the undocumented configuration directives: OneHourMaxPings and OneDayMaxPings set a per-blog limit on how many TrackBack pings you will accept.
The Business Software Alliance’s underage mouthpiece is starting to get on my last good nerve.
If your host disables PHP’s exec(), system() and passthru(), popen() may be your only way out to the operating system.
Save your worrying about dynamic publishing in MT for things like server load and speed and whether you can live without the plugins that don’t work: there’s no need to worry about Google losing track of your pages, because the URLs for your permalinks don’t change at all.