Pligg Fundraiser

Even though Pligg is an open source project free for anyone to download or contribute to, we have found there is plenty of reasons to keep some capitol available to tap into every once in a while. One of our first thoughts would be hire professional designers and coders to take on some of the
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Alex Bosworth’s Digg Button Workaround

Since Digg has not yet built in a live voting method from third party sites, many users have been trying to figure out a way around this problem so that users could vote directly from their own sites. Alex Bosworth’s blog post from yesterday shows an interesting workaround for getting a live Digg button and
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Need a Developer? Try oDesk

oDesk.com provides a really easy way to hire and manage developers online. The idea is pretty brilliant because it really streamlines the process for finding and hiring developers. The site pre-screens applications before they are able to be hired out from the site, helping guarantee that you don’t get stuck with a total noob. oDesk
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CrispyNews: We’ve Got Company

While reading up on Webby’s World blog I found an article that frightened me for a brief moment. It was about a fresh new site called CrispyNews that offers a service vaguely like Pligg to beta testers. The good news is that we don’t have to be worried about them and making all of our
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Graphs: Educational and Fun!

A little over a week ago I was browsing through one of my new favorite sites for inspiration Consumating.com and had a great idea for Pligg, “let’s use graphs”! Oh sure, when you first think of a graph you immediately compare it to your TI-83 calculator and high school Algebra class. But graphs are some
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Digg Now Offers Google IG Module

I’m sure that many of you reading this already have a Gmail account with Google and perhaps a few of you have tried out Google’s IG page. Basically Google IG is a personalized homepage for Google that lets you organize and add content in any fashion that you would want. Digg recently released a Google
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Request a Tutorial

I was about to sit down and start working on some new flash video tutorials to help users learn how to use Pligg, but I realized that I don’t know what people want to learn about first. If anyone has a specific question that they would like answered in a flash tutorial please leave a
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101 Days of Pligg

I woke up this morning with a weird feeling that Pligg was nearing it’s hundredth day of existence, so I checked how my domain registration date and found out that Pligg.com is 101 days old. In the 3+ months that Pligg has been around we have made some major improvements to the original Meneame code
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Pligg Frappr Map

I saw that Meneame has a Frappr map to display all of the different locations for Meneame.net users. This gave me the idea to create a Pligg map to show who has installed Pligg across the globe. Do me a favor and take a moment to push a pin into our Frappr Map to show
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Beta 7 Released

Yesterday AshDigg released Pligg Beta 7, a bit ahead of schedule (we were aiming for March 19). The version released is a bit trimmed down from what we were aiming for, but it was decided that it would be best to fix a lot of the bugs that came up with Beta 6′s introduction of
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