Archive for the 'movable type' Category

MT Real Comment Throttle: The Last Hurrah

Monday, November 7th, 2005

Meh. It’s a good thing WordPress has “Pages” that make it easy to create a “project page” that I can keep clear of the usual bitching and depression I want to void when I finish with something. Real Comment Throttle for Movable Type 3.2, version 0.2 is out! Get it from the project page!

Turning wheels

Saturday, November 5th, 2005

A new Movable Type plugin, to undo the integration of what was practically my first hack to MT.

A better remove_html?

Thursday, February 17th, 2005

If they can put a man on the moon, and turn a bunch of slashes, underscores, and asterisks into HTML, surely someone could turn HTML into readable plain text, couldn’t they?

mt.cfg dark matter: TransparentProxyIPs

Sunday, September 12th, 2004

If your server is sitting behind a reverse caching proxy, TransparentProxyIPs will let you finally record the proper IP address for people leaving comments.

mt.cfg dark matter: the other side of TempDir

Sunday, September 12th, 2004

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.

mt.cfg dark matter: OneHourMaxPings and OneDayMaxPings

Sunday, September 12th, 2004

Documenting the undocumented configuration directives: OneHourMaxPings and OneDayMaxPings set a per-blog limit on how many TrackBack pings you will accept.

MT’s completely search-friendly dynamic URLs

Friday, September 10th, 2004

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.

Real Comment Throttle plugin 0.1

Monday, August 30th, 2004

Time I got back in several saddles, not the least of them Movable Type plugin writing. I’ve been thinking today about posting like it’s a dead fly on your tongue, and about posting like you didn’t know that weblog software company employees have to always remember the banjo, and their code equivalent, Release Early, Release […]

The open source bargain

Saturday, June 5th, 2004

The programmer writes and releases, the users use and *report bugs*.

Category Trackback tags plugin

Sunday, May 23rd, 2004

A simple (by which I mean, mostly copied and pasted from the MT source) plugin to make categories first-class Trackback citizens, adding the four Trackback-related tags that entries have and categories lacked.