Codename: Fraxi, Part I

I’ve been working on a new template to be used on Pligg.com in the near future, and it has come to be known as Fraxi among the Pligg developers because I originally began designing the template for the domain Fraxi.com. The new template will be made as a Pligg template and as this point I
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SuperGu Copyrights Pligg Code, Sends C&D

Digg this entry here. In recent weeks Pligg has received two letters from SuperGu (SG) and their law firm. The first letter stated that Pligg’s template yget infringed on SuperGu’s copyright. At first we wondered how could this be since SuperGu has never released any code and the beta code they did release (SuperGu 1.3)
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Yet Another Server Change

We changed our hosting over to a DreamHost server about a month ago to try to lessen our downtime from the previous server, but it looks like a standard account on DreamHost isn’t enough for Pligg.com. We are going to attempt to upgrade the server from a shared hosting account on DreamHost to a VPS
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Commercial web scripts worth your money

Open source scripts are great and all, but sometimes authors of web scripts need to make a few extra bucks or even a full time career from their hard work. This blog entry is dedicated to some of my favorite commercial web scripts that I have purchased in the past, and why I decided to
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February Donation Drive a Success!

In just a few weeks we were able to reach our donation drive goal of $1,000. A lot of people have been wondering where our money is going to, so this post will detail exactly that. Our first plan is to file for nonprofit status and some other legal documents. We have wanted to form
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MacWorld 2007 Apple Store Before and After

I’m one of the few Pliggers excited about MacWorld, which starts today. I wanted to keep track of what exactly they are going to update so I’ve created an image gallery filled with Apple Store screenshots from early today. Later today after Apple announces it’s new products and updates their online store I will take
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General Updates and Pligg Beta 9

New to the Pligg Forum navigation bar is a link to the Downloads section and a link to the IRC chat room. The downloads section is a great way to upload your own modules, templates and language files and share them with the community. Uploads are posted to the bottom of your forum profile, you
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Adsense Revenue Sharing Mod for 8.2

This was posted by Dravis on the forum and it deserved some attention because this is a fantastic mod that many people have requested. He provided an excellent writeup on how to install this mod, so make sure that you check it out if you want a way to improve your user participation. Below is
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Back up MySQL using Dreamhost

I had a request today in the forum for instructions on how to backup MySQL data from a Dreamhost account. I do my best to support users who use Dreamhost because we make a few bucks from Dreamhost referrals and I use the service myself for some of my other sites. So I decided to
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