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 plugins unnecessarily slow down your blog, in my opinion.
So here is a way to directly place a Digg counter/link neatly aligned in your blog posts using CSS.