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SimpleComments and MT 3.3 - fixed
An update to SimpleComments ensures compatibility with the latest MT versions.
SimpleComments and MT 3.3
SimpleComments won’t work with MT 3.3. A fix is forthcoming.
Related tags with Tags.app and Movable type
How to add related tags to your tag pages with Movable Type.
MTAmazon Changes hands
The MTAmazon plugin gets a new lease on life.
An update to SimpleComments brings support for dynamic templates, a bug fix, better integration with MT3, and more.
SimpleComments for dynamically-published Movable Type sites.
A fix for some perl warnings in SimpleComments.
Tim Appnel has taken over a few of my plugins.
An update to SimpleComments allows you to include unapproved comments if you’d like.
Different templates for different categories
Notes on how to fake per-category templates in Movable Type.
Six Apart Musings
Thoughts on the future of Movable Type, Six Apart, and my plugins.
Autolink URLs in MT Entries
Automatically link URLs in your Movable Type entries.
Password protect your blog
Password protecting a Movable Type blog using Movable Type’s own user database.
SimpleComments and MT3
An update for SimpleComments that supports MT3.
Dirify in PHP
A port of Movable Type’s dirify function to PHP.
Updated Technorati Plugin
Jacques Distler emailed me to note that the Technorati API is now returning data encoded...
Breadcrumbs in Movable Type
How to create breadcrumb trails for Movable Type navigation.
A Movable Type plugin that displays a running total of the number of entries in your blog.
If you are using Movable Type on your site, I can help.
Ounce of prevention
Steps I’ve taken to deter comment spam and how to keep bots from finding your comment forms.
Remember Me, Movable Type
By making it easier for people to comment on your blog, more people will.
Apparently the Technorati API service is experiencing some problems today that are causing errors for people using my Technorati plugin. The newest version of the plugin fixes this and adds a new feature.
Git yer Amazon Hacks
Amazon Hacks includes a couple of MTAmazon tips.
RSS Feeds in Movable Type
Upgrading MT’s feed support
Send TrackBack pings to any site even if your blogging client doesn’t support TrackBack.
New MTAmazon forthcoming
A new version of MTAmazon will have some great new features. Filter BrowseNode and wishlist searches by keywords, search for items by price, and manage your customer’s Amazon shopping cart.
MT Text formatting buttons in Mozilla
Turn on Movable Type’s bold, italic, underline, and link buttons in Mozilla.
New Technorati plugin
A new version of the Technorati plugin handles errors in the Technorati XML better, has a bunch or new configuration options, and lets you use Movable Type date formatting commands.
Dave Sifry has opened up a Technorati interface that allows outside developers to use the Technorati data. I’ve whipped up a quick MT plugin that can get the Technorati link Cosmos for your entire blog or a specific entry and insert it into your blog pages.
Introducing Zempt, a multi-platform offline publishing tool for Movable Type.
Related Entries Revisited
A better way to create a list of related blog entries using MySQL fulltext indexes and the MTSQL plugin. Includes a complete technical overview of how the solution works and performance considerations.
MTAmazon, ETech and Jeff Bezos
Ben and Mena Trott met up with Jeff Bezos at ETech, and I bet they didn’t even mention MTAmazon.
A new version of SimpleComments has comment numbers, entry containers, and can be used outside an entry.
Hosted Movable Type
Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, have announed a hosted blogging service based on Movable Type techonology.
A port of some classic text filters to Movable Type. Translate your posts into Jive, Texas Drawl, Cockney, Swedish Chef, Valley Girl, German Accent, or Hunting Wabbits.
A Movable Type plugin that combines comments and TrackBacks into a single, simple list.
I’m testing out a new MT plugin that I’ve been working on, and I need your help. Please leave some comments and trackback pings on this entry.
External Links in new windows
Alter the behavior of external links in Movable Type.
A Movable Type plugin for plugin developers. Let people use expressions like <MTFoo bar="[MTEntryBody encode_xml="1"]"> in your plugins.
Add your MTAmazon-powered site to the TrackBack-enabled list of example sites.
RSS Ads in Movable Type
Using the Regex plugin to insert intelligent advertising into an RSS feed.
An undocumented feature of the Related Entries plugin for Movable Type.
Responding to Scott Johnson’s challenge, an MT plugin for converting spaces.
The Sanitize plugin improves security for outside HTML on Movable Type Weblogs.
Creating a comments feed
How to create an RSS feed of your recent comments in Movable Type.
Recent Comments bug fix
A simple fix for a MySQL bug that kept Movable Type from displaying recent comments correctly.
The WordCount plugin learns a new trick.
Better Amazon links
Earn a higher commission on sales through MTAmazon and provide a better experience to your users.
Comment notification hack
Fix an annoying comment notification quirk in Movable Type.
MTAmazon Sample Templates
Sample templates and output for MTAmazon.
Process Tags security update
You’ll want to read this if you use the Process Tags Movable Type plugin.
Process Tags plugin
A Movable Type plugin that allows you to use MT tags in your entry bodies, excerpts, category descriptions, or anywhere else.
Archive Date Header Plugin
MT plugin that groups your archives under a date header.
Unconventional use of MTAmazon
Brad Choate’s using the MTAmazon plugin in a different way.
MTAmazon is a Movable Type plugin that displays products from Amazon.com on your site. It allows flexible searching and display of products from any of Amazon’s product categories. New in version 2.0 is caching, related products searching, and more tags for Amazon product information.
MTAmazon is a Movable Type plugin that uses your Amazon Associate membership to retreive products from Amazon. It allows flexible searching and display of products from any of Amazon’s product categories.
Smart Comments for Movable Type
Related Entries Plugin
A Movable Type plugin that inserts entries that are in the same category as the current entry. Now version 1.1.
Another Movable Type plugin. This one is a smart excerpt tag. If an entry has an excerpt, this tag inserts it. If there isn’t an excerpt, the entry body is used instead. Also includes an MTEntryIfExcerpt tag.
A Movable Type plugin that updates the MTEntryAuthorLink to use the author’s nickname.
Word count plugin for Movable Type
MTWordCount is a Movable Type plugin that counts your entry’s words and inserts it into your page. Version 1.4 includes an image count for photo blogs.