Social Links for Your WP Blog: How to Roll Your Own?

This is Part 2 of a series. You should read Part 1 before continuing on to this post. For the sake of this article, I am going to assume that the reader is at the most basic level and doesn’t use any fancy editing tools like Dreamweaver, or even Notepad.  We are going to do […]

Social Links for Your WP Blog: Use a Plug-in or Roll Your Own?

This is Part 1 of a 2 part post. It is rare to find a blog these days that doesn’t have some type of social networking links on it.  You see them everywhere: follow my tweets, add to delicious, share on facebook, and the list goes on.  These days, the knowledge of and the effective […]

Add a digg count to your WordPress posts

One of the things that originally attracted me to WordPress was the extensibility of plugins. But I have more recently come “full-circle” in my thinking seeking to do more without the use of plugins. Not that I don’t like plugins, but there are some simple tasks that are more efficient to do directly. Too many […]