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Autofields WordPress Plugin

By • Nov 18th, 2008

AutoFields Plugin will auto fill the Excerpt and add an Image custom field based on the data you entered into the contents editor. This plugin will set the first paragraph of the content as the excerpt and take the first image(if there are any) and set it as the ‘Image’ custom field(needed for some themes – like Mimbo – my theme). When you hit the publish button, it will check to make sure that excerpt and Image custom field are filled. If not, it will ask you to confirm before publishing the post.

Eventr WordPress Plugin for Event Registration

By • Nov 17th, 2008

Eventr plugin lets you use your blog an an event management tool. You can create an event – the plugin will let people sign up for the event – it can also show a list of all the attendees. Once the event is done, you can deactivate the event and no more sign up will be allowed.

New Design – Mimbo Theme

By • Oct 24th, 2008

Bin-Blog has a new design. People who are using wordpress will notice that its the well known ‘Mimbo’ theme. Its a simple, magazine style theme. And its looks nice too – but any thing is better than my old theme.

A New Blogging Tradition – Subscription Notification

By • Oct 20th, 2008

For the last week, I have been following a new tradition – whenever I subscribe to a site, I send off an email to the sites author letting him/her know that I have subscribed. The main benefit of doing this is networking. Also, you can send the link to your blog in that mail.

Remote Database Backup WordPress Plugin

By • Oct 13th, 2008

My second WordPress Plugin – Remote Database Backup. Its is based on the WordPress Database Backup plugin. If you are a regular wordpress user, you might be better off using WordPress Database Backup plugin instead of my version. But if you, like me, have a local server on your system and has a copy of your site on the local server as well as the online server, you will find great use for my plugin.

Human Generated Spam

By • Dec 10th, 2007

I am looking at some spam I received at LinDesk. These are not your average spam – they are real good. I even let one through before I understood they were spam. spartan300 | | | IP: Hhmmm,, this sounds good. but I not yet into upgrading my Fedora7 to 8. i’m […]

Article Templates – WordPress Plugin

By • Oct 4th, 2007

Article Templates wordpress plugin lets you create templates that can be used when writing a new post or page. This will be very useful if you are writing many post with the same structure. Download Article Templates 1.00.A Beta This is my first WordPress Plugin. It was easier to create than I expected. My plugin […]

Using FeedBurner may hurt your PageRank!

By • May 10th, 2007

FeedBurner has a feature called ‘clickthrough tracking’. If a feed has this feature enabled, FeedBurner will track the number of clickthrough from your feed. You will be able to see how many users have come to your site after reading the feed. But there is a problem – they do the tracking by modifying the […]

New Blog

By • Apr 20th, 2007

Welcome, one and all, to my new old blog. Well, new location of the old blog. Liked the theme? All the WordPress themes were kinda beautiful. So I took the default wordpress theme(Kuberic, I think it was called) and, for the lack of a better term, desecrated it. You are viewing the results. The […]