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An Affiliate Link Tagging Textpattern Plug-in

Now that I’m independent and posting more frequently, I’ve joined the iTunes Affiliate Program to help the site earn its own keep. I host this site on Textattern, an excellent, light weight, and very flexible CMS (Content Management System) and—wanting to work smarter, not harder—decided to write a plug-in that could automatically rewrite any iTunes/iBooks/App Store affiliate URL I post in an articles using my iTunes Affiliate Program ID. This will make it easier to just copy links to music, books, or apps from the appropriate store and not have to run them through a different tool to appropriately tag them to hopefully earn a little commission.

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sde_newsletter v0.5

I’ve got a very minor update to the sde_newsletter Textpattern plug-in. v0.5 word-wraps HTML & text content in message/part bodies to 78 characters (if possible) to prevent hard wrapping at 998 characters which tends to badly break HTML content.

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Truist Moves to Rainskit.com

Nathan Arthur, developer of the excellent tru_tags and tru_podcast Textpattern plug-ins, moves from truist.com to rainskit.com:

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Introducing the mta_sanitize Textpattern Plug-in

I was running into a small issue on a project that I’ve been developing with the Textpattern CMS: I couldn’t find a tag to convert a title to a “URL-only title” like the Write tab on the admin side does for you. Textpattern has a built-in function named sanitizeForUrl() which provides this functionality, but no way to get that from the template system.

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Another mta_digg_it Textpattern Plug-in Release

Another year, another mta_digg_it Textpattern plug-in update. This time, version 0.3:

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Textpattern Upgraded... Finally

It’s been exactly six months and a day since Textpattern 4.0.4 was released. I don’t know what took me so long, but I finally upgraded my installation this morning and it was perfectly smoothly, as always1.

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mta_digg_it Textpattern Plug-in Update

I’ve updated my mta_digg_it Textpattern plug-in to v0.2 today.

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mta_digg_it "Digg This" Plug-in for Textpattern

I happened across the fact that Digg has implemented new ‘smart’ digg buttons on the 6th. The biggest new feature here is that you no longer have to first ‘submit’ an article to get its “digg url” to use with the “Digg This” buttons and can now just reference the article’s permalink instead.

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My mta_article_id Textpattern Plug-in

I wrote a quick Textpattern plug-in today to spit back a “URL title” for an article ID instead of the numerical “ID” that <txp:article_id /> does and called it mta_article_id. Basically it’s intended to be a replacement of article_id.

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