Detecting Parked Domains

November 13th, 2009

Some time ago, a commenter asked me if it was possible to make one of my WordPress plugins detect and report parked domains. I’ve done some research since then, and while it’s probably not practical to add such a feature to the plugin, I did come up with several […] Continue Reading…


Plugin Translators Wanted

October 30th, 2009

I’ve recently added internationalization support to my Broken Link Checker plugin, so if you like the plugin and would like to see it in your own language, consider contributing a translation! So far people are working, or have already sent in, localization files for the following languages :

Italian (complete; […] Continue Reading…


What “Be Yourself” Really Means

October 28th, 2009

“Be yourself” is wonderfully versatile piece of advice. Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your blogging skills or your love life, someone will invariably suggest that you just need to be yourself and success will follow.  Got an empty page and nothing to say? Write about things you […] Continue Reading…


How To Extract HTML Tags And Their Attributes With PHP

October 20th, 2009

There are several ways to extract specific tags from an HTML document. The one that most people will think of first is probably regular expressions. However, this is not always – or, as some would insist, ever – the best approach. Regular expressions can be handy for small hacks, […] Continue Reading…


Auto-Highlight New Items With The Newslight UserScript

October 12th, 2009

Newslight is a Greasemonkey script that you can use to automatically highlight new posts, new blog comments, recent product listings or any other kind of new content that has been added to your favourite website(s) since you last visited.

The way it works is simple : when you see a […] Continue Reading…