Color Posts: an update for your Android readers

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About a year ago I released a small plugin named Color Posts. It’s a fairly simple plugin, and it can be extended with filters. I use it on this site, and I’ve made extensive use of the filters to add some color to the sidebar as well as in other areas of the site.

Among all these customizations, there is one that I really like: if you use Chrome in Android, the browser’s background color matches the color picked by my plugin:

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Color Posts changes Chrome’s background color to match the post’s color.

I thought this little detail could be useful for everyone, so added it to the plugin itself! If you use Color Posts, go update now! 😊

Créez une application iFrame grâce au plugin WordPress Facebook applications

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Si comme moi vous devez travailler avec Facebook régulièrement, vous avez du vous poser beaucoup de questions lors de l’annonce de l’arrêt du support de FBML. Après quelques semaines, de nouvelles possibilités ont vu le jour, mais aucune ne semblait être aussi simple à utiliser que l’application FBML for pages qui avait autant de succès jusqu’en Mars dernier. C’était donc l’occasion pour moi de travailler sur une extension WordPress pour rendre la création de tabs la plus simple possible pour ceux qui ont déjà un blog WordPress.

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JetPack brings 8 WordPress.com functionnalities to your self-hosted blog

Yesterday, Automattic announced the launch of a new plugin, bringing functionalities of WordPress.com to those of us having a self hosted blog. The plugin is named Jetpack and you can find all about it on this website: Jetpack.me

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You will need a wordpress.com account to activate some of these new features, but it is worth it. Here is a full list of features as of today:

  • WordPress.com stats
  • Twitter widget
  • Gravatar hovercards
  • WP.me shortlinks
  • Sharedaddy
  • LaTeX (for nerds only :) )
  • After The Deadline
  • Shortcode embeds

SEO plugin, by the Mr SEO of WordPress

Joost de Valk has contributed a lot to WP: if you are running a WordPress blog, chances are high that you run at least one of his plugins.

Today, you can get the chance to test a SEO plugin, still in Beta but with lots of impressive features already!

Basically the plugin will gather already existing functionalities into one place. Thus, you will be able to control meta tags, meta robots, breadcrumbs, XML sitemaps, and a few other features.

Interested in testing all these features? Head to the announcement post straight away!

WordPress SEO Plugin beta – Yoast.