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我当初买这个空间就是为了放blog,以及偶尔放点页面。那时候还是blog比较红火的时候,WordPress和blogger都很红且都被墙,国内还很多人用Live Space,各种blog提供商方兴未艾但比较下来还是自建比较爽。


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2 Great WordPress Plugins

I haven’t played with WP plugins for a long time because I had been very comfortable with my plugin suite :) Yesterday I did a little search to see if there are new exciting plugins out which suit my taste, and found 2!

  • GoldenGate: if you uses PicasaWeb and often inserts photos from there to WP posts, like me, you must know how painful it is to get the PicasaWeb photo URL out. This plugin makes it a breeze~ Actually I found it several months ago but at that time I failed to get it worked because of some PHP memory limit problem. This time it works somehow :) Give it a try if you uses PicasaWeb.
  • Yet Another Related Posts Plugin: I began to look for a good “related posts” plugin from the first day I started this blog. Though there are quite a few choices, no one really rocks. Some “powerful” plugins try to analyze post content and calculate the similarity, but they won’t work for Chinese. So I finally used a “full manual” plugin named “Terong Related Links“. Speaking frankly that plugin isn’t interesting at all and the author doesn’t seem to maintain it any more. This time with one or two google searching I found this post, which compared a few related posts plugins and selected YARPP out. Just by looking at the options I know this is exactly the plugin I want. YARPP leverages the category and tag information, which are what bloggers actually use to organize posts!

Still tweaking them, so much fun to play with WP~

Changed Theme

I changed my blog theme like ladies change their hairstyle.
I changed my cellphone like gentlemen change their watches.
I changed the picture in the frame because it doesn’t make sense anymore.
I changed so many things because so many things have changed.
So many things are changing and so do I.

Whatever, I love my present life :)