Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 20th July 2004

Faking it: WordPress as CMS (via) Hacking WP to power a simple CMS is surprisingly easy.

# 1:31 am

Site-specific extensions

I’ve been thinking about per-site user stylesheets for a while now, but my colleague Adrian has gone one better: his All Music Guide Corrector extension for Firefox fixes their horrible JavaScript links, hides the useless Flash navigation and improves their unpopular “read more” links, causing them to load content on the current page rather than navigating to a new page entirely.

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Password Recycling. Another reason registation everywhere is a train wreck.

# 3:34 pm

Netcraft: RSS Traffic Burdens Publisher’s Servers (via) Here comes the “can RSS scale?” question again.

# 7:40 pm