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Better Tag Cloud for WordPress

Sep 01, 2009

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The original way how Wordpress sizes the tags in the tag cloud is a bit bad: if you have one tag that is used a lot, e.g. for every post, it makes all other tags too small to have any variance when compared to other less popular tags. I changed the way Wordpress determines the size, get the patch here. It is also possible to define your own scaling algorithm, see the patch for more information.

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Seen – Monitor bot activity on your WordPress blog

May 21, 2009

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This plugin basically keeps track of visiting search engine spiders and other bots and crawlers. This is useful so you can see if a page has been indexed in e.g. Google. Also, you can immediately see if a modified page has been indexed, which can be harder to check by just searching for the page (which of course could show the older version of the page).

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Stupid Computer Ramblings (and Ikaruga)

Mar 30, 2008

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It only occured to me yesterday that there’s a clear benefit in that I bought a new LCD screen a while ago. I leaned on the screen and realized the screen of course rotates 90 degrees flipping the vertical and horizontal axes. For me, realizing that old feature was a revelation: it allows playing vertically scrolling shmups properly.

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Use Macross to automate common WordPress post content

Mar 01, 2008

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Here’s a macro plugin for Wordpress that allows easy injection of common text in posts such as Google Adsense code, images with captions and so on.

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A simple statistics plugin for WordPress

Feb 18, 2008

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Here’s a very simple plugin for Wordpress that keeps track of view counts of individual pages. It is not intended to be a complete statistics solution. Rather, the main purpose is to provide something for those empty spots in your site layout.

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