Template Deadline Extended

The original deadline for the template design contest was this evening, but I’ve decided to extend the contest to October 19. This gives users 8 additional days to either begin their template or bug test and improve existing submissions. If you haven’t yet voted for Pligg, please vote for us as the Most Promising CMS
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How To Design a Pligg Template

In today’s post I will be teaching you the basics for designing a Pligg template. I’ve designed about a dozen Pligg templates so far, and through those experiences I have compiled some quick tips for beginners wanting to create their first Pligg template. Before I dive into the details let me first mention that there
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Arthemia Template and Featured Module

I wanted to demonstrate how quickly templates/themes from other CMSs could be converted to Pligg, so Friday afternoon I began work converting the WordPress theme Arthemia into Pligg. Since WordPress is probably the most widely used CMS it seemed like a perfect candidate to show off how easy making templates for Pligg can be. After
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Status Update Module Beta Testing

Today we’ve added the new Status Update module to the Pligg Design Gallery to give users a chance to try it out. You can check it out by viewing your own profile page or by checking out my profile. Even better you can add me as your friend to see all of my updates. If
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Preview: Status Update Module

Today we are publicly announcing a Pligg Module called “Status Update“. This module is currently still in the development and testing stage, but isn’t far off from completion and I think that this is a great time to share with everyone what this new tool will add to your Pligg website. The new module is
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Design a Template, Win Cash Prizes!

Want to show off your design skills and at the same time win some money? Have I got a contest for you! The Template Design Competition gives theme developers a chance to earn up to $300 for designing a Pligg template. Now’s a great time to try designing your first Pligg template, or for experienced
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Tutorial: Installing Pligg 1.0

I’ve created a new Pligg installation video to help guide new users through setting up Pligg. It’s a great way to see how easy it is to set up Pligg CMS and will hopefully make a few one-click-install users confident enough to attempt a manual install the next time they need to install Pligg. In
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2009 Open Source CMS Award Nominations

The 2009 Open Source CMS Awards recently started accepting nominations for this year’s awards. We can use your help to get Pligg CMS past the nomination stage, and all we are asking is for you to quickly cast your vote for Pligg in three categories. Just click on the three images below to be directed
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Forum Signatures Reset

In order to fight spam on the forums I have reset all forum user’s signatures today. If you wish to reset your signature on the forums you can do so by adding one again through the forum user control panel. This one-time clearing of the signatures removed many older spam links that were inserted before
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