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Eightface: "Status Page" plugin for WordPress

myStatus plugin for WordPress // eightface

Remember the "status page" post? Well our pal, Dave Kellam, has whipped a sweet little WordPress plugin that makes it really easy to bullet out some points right on your page:

This plugin allows you to create a number of fields specifying your current status and easily insert them into your templates...

You’re welcome to leave comments and suggestions, but be warned, I’ll probably try to keep things fairly simple.

I agree with Dave. I like it nice and simple.

Dave's status page is fun, and here's the first cut of mine. (Yeah, I know. Super-helpful, Merlin. Well, shut up, it's Friday.)

Update 2005-10-31 08:50:59

With some able advice from Dave and Ethan I've added a more blown-out status page, which includes quick documentation on how to make your own. Fly your freak flag, Nerdlinger!

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance » Endtroducing 5.0's picture

[...] This morning I took...

[...] This morning I took a big gulp of the Web 2.0 Kool-Aid. I was reading a post on 43 Folders, regarding personal status pages. You know, lots of websites have status pages, and here ol’ Merlin suggests that people start status pages too. It seemed like such a nifty idea at 5:45am that I decided to implement it; you can see it on the right-hand sidebar. Then, feeling inspired, I started tweaking with the site. I signed up for a Flickr account, and then for a del.icio.us account, for a Feedburner account, and for a last.fm account — before I knew it, I was on a full webdev binge. [...]




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