Slashcode

Those familiar with Digg are usually familiar with the even more popular tech news site Slashdot.org. I have never really been a fan of Slashdot’s system for promoting stories through editors because I felt like it really limited the amount of news and would slow the ability for news to quickly get picked up by
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Yahoo+Digg Possible?

Today I woke to a Digg post pointing to a CNN article theorizing that Yahoo might purchase Digg in the future… MONEY.CNN.COM Article There seems to be a pattern here: Website’s traffic takes off, Yahoo buys website. Yahoo’s rumored acquisition of Digg, a popular news website where readers rate articles, would, if if happens, make
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Sysadmin Song

I thought it would be nice to humor everyone for a moment with this system administrator song [gv data="http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?videoUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fvp.video.google.com%2Fvideodownload%3Fversion%3D0%26secureurl%3DigAAAFcMR1Nvb97RicJ3tCFxzJ_WzJII6J7mdeCud4VHztQvL54-rgaeLdFPl07a1kfPZV2HUDUEtDL-6S__Y1CP27LSucRbBKVBk1yYW_0DxOFhRRMwxg4Nf76omRAAPu9IlaX2G56CQ9bg8rdrzEG1Fw7u8qKuP4EAF4ZkfNZthKV2Ltts60gEznKnmu6RbLlkuA%26sigh%3DuCCKzupyPRkxtSMd2eHyOmfPkQI%26begin%3D0%26len%3D162061&thumbnailUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fvideo.google.com%2FThumbnailServer%3Fcontentid%3D5994e1dbb92435a0%26second%3D5%26itag%3Dw160%26urlcreated%3D1138104958%26sigh%3DeyfnW7uUXgi-tcTDSwOxiAU4AEc&playerId=-7193470719293309352&playerMode=embedded"][/gv]

The Secret Homepage

I have a secret to be told to only those reading the blog. There’s a secret page to help make each visit to Pligg’s forum much more organized. It’s the Pligg Home page. The page is pretty much a streamlined version of the forum that shows the most important items like the newest posts, private
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New Pligg Logo

The original concept for the shape came from this post by Tagawa. My girlfriend and I then added to it (she did the work, I did the suggesting) and came up with a ribbon-like P. If anyone wants to improve on the logo you are more than welcome to it.

More Features = Good

On today’s blog post I am going to go over why exactly Pligg came about and what exactly Pligg is all about. Many people ask me “why do you want to just copy digg.com”? I try to explain to them that I don’t want to copy Digg’s format and style, Digg is pretty good for
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New Forum Category: Integration

A lot of Pliggers have been calling for some integration scripts to be written to share user information with existing web software. To help organize the future development of integrated Pligg versions and mods I have created a new “Integration” category containing 6 sub-forums. Three of the most popular forum scripts are at the top
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Pligg Site Directory

If you are a Pligg user, please post your Pligg site in the new Pligg Directory located at http://www.pligg.com/links/. I have categorized the directory into 12 categories, but I’m sure there will be a few more added in the future. Here’s a list of the current categories: If you have a request for an additional
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Pligg.Domain Names

While reading through some random blogs today I came across a nice use of AJAX for finding .net and .com domain names. The tool provided by instantdomainsearch.com is a nifty way to find a .net or .com domain. While I was playing with the tool I noticed that pligg.net was registered about 10 days ago,
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