New Pligg Troubleshooter

I spent some time today upgrading our troubleshooter page, which can be found as one of the navigation tabs at the top of the installation and upgrade pages. Previously the troubleshooter had a limited number of checks that it would run on your site to test for common problems. Now the troubleshooter will detect all Continue reading »

Pligg Job Board CAPTCHA

There have been a number of spam emails being sent out from job board applicants over the past week so today I added ReCaptcha to the application form when applying to any job posts at Now in order to post or apply to a job you must fill in a ReCaptcha field to prove Continue reading »

Pligg 1.0 RC5

We’ve released version 1.0 RC5 about a day and a half ago and we are using it as a temporary patch version until we release the final 1.0 version possibly in the next 10 days. There are a number of fixes from RC4 and a few new features, but most of those are changes made Continue reading »

Pligg Download Counter

The other day I was curious to figure out how many downloads Pligg has had, or at least how many we were able to officially track. I ended up writing a PHP script to track the official Pligg downloads from the forums and to add in some old download data from Sourceforge. What saddens me Continue reading »

Donation Drive 2009

Our last donation drive was held way back in February 2007, and during that one month period we gathered over $1,000 in donations from members. Luckily we were able to keep our costs for both running and developing Pligg relatively low for nearly 2 years and were able to have most of the costs of Continue reading »

Pligg 1.0.0 RC3

Our final version of the release candidate line for Pligg, Pligg 1.0.0 RC3, is available for download now. This version introduces a new admin category page (seen below) and a number of bug fixes including better support for Search Engine Optimized (SEO) URLs and foreign languages. We are only a couple weeks away from a Continue reading »

Bug Report Forum Retired

The Bug Report forum has been closed to make room for the Projects section of the forum. Projects is a more advanced section that allows users to be much more specific about their bugs and allows us to assign developers to fix legitimate problems, and for other users to confirm that a bug actually exists. Continue reading »