LMT Links

by Category | by Date

March 29, 2007

Adobe Kuler - Adobe's Social Network for Picking Colors

March 27, 2007

Form Field Hints with CSS and Javascript - Ask the CSS guy explains how to have call-out boxes on the right side of a form with hints about how to fill out the form, using Vox as an example.

March 12, 2007

Spam Lookup Keyword Blacklist - A great list of regular expressions to use with Spam Lookup

March 8, 2007

TextWrangler - A free text editor for the Mac.
Copyblogger - Copywriting tips for bloggers
Link Checker from MSN - Free link checker for individual web pages.

July 23, 2006

The Best of Eyetrack III - Eye tracking study by The Poynter Institute

June 7, 2006

Everybody Loves Tags! - Jay Allen's explanation of MT3.3's tag feature.
htaccess Generator - to help construct htaccess code

March 25, 2006

Random banners with javascript - code for creating random banners

March 9, 2006

Behind the Scenes with Apache's .htaccess - Links to everything you'd ever want to know about htaccess
Web Design From Scratch - Useful general purpose advice and tutorials on website design

March 4, 2006

Photoshop brushes - from Jason Gaylor

March 1, 2006

iStockPhoto - Stock photography that you can purchase at a reasonable price for use on your weblog

February 26, 2006

Skype Tags for MT - Add voice mail, chat tags to your MT blog.
FavIcon from Pics - tool for creating favicons

February 24, 2006

Adding a Tag Cloud to MT 3.2 - tutorial for CloudNine tag clouds in MT
CCode and TCode - More anti-spam plugins for MT
MT Keystrokes - An anti-spam plugin

February 22, 2006

Blogging for Beginners - Advice from ProBlogger
Free Vlog - Tutorial for making your own video blog, or vlog
Guide to Weblog Comments - from Lifehacker

February 11, 2006

Ten CSS tricks you may not know - from evolt.org

February 10, 2006

Google Advice on Moving to a New Host - how to keep from getting booted from the Google index if you move hosts or change domains

February 1, 2006

FeedBlitz - email notifications for blogs

January 14, 2006

Your Mailing List Provider - Mailing list service - reasonable cost.

January 11, 2006

MT Plugin Walkthrough - Arvind takes us through how to create a Movable Type plugin.
How to Build a Light Box - Very useful for photography.
Taking Professional Looking Photos - Photography tips, great for people who use photos on their blogs.

December 22, 2005

Sidebar Manager plugin - Plugin to help manage items in your sidebar

December 16, 2005

Rocketboom Online Video Tool List - List and explanation of the tools used to create the videoblog Rocketboom

December 11, 2005

Tag Cloud - a service for posting a tag cloud to your blog.

December 9, 2005

Swicki - Search Tag Cloud Tool

December 8, 2005

RightFields Plugin - Plugin from Kevin Shay that lets you customize fields in Movable Type.
MTAmazon - Bryne Reese's Amazon web services plugin

December 7, 2005

NY Blogs - the Movie - Peter Hirshberg interviews New Yorkers on blogging. 2004. Hilarious.
Google Analytics - Free analytics for optimizing ad spends through Google Adwords.
Simple Events Calendar - MT trick from Asterick's Keith Robinson
Chitika eMiniMalls Plugin - A plugin to integrate Chitika eMiniMalls with MT.

October 18, 2005

Better File Uploader Plugin - Allows you to create default settings for file uploads.

September 7, 2005

RSS Writer - nifty tool for creating RSS feeds

September 6, 2005

Using PHP Code In Templates - from the Movable Type Knowledge Base

August 29, 2005

Bare Bones MT3.2 Templates - The latest MT3.2 templates with all the extra stuff stripped out.
Photo Gallery Templates - Photo Gallery templates for MT

August 28, 2005

MT3.2 and Typepad Stylesheet Explanation - This explanation for Typepad stylesheets can help you understand the default MT3.2 stylesheets

August 27, 2005

Movable Type Style Generator - Style generator for MT3.2

August 26, 2005

Targeting Content with Adsense - Section Targeting for AdSense allows you to ignore on-page content

August 24, 2005

RSS-to-Javascript - Free RSS to JavaScript Service

August 17, 2005

CSS Rounded Box Generator - helps create the CSS needed to make rounded boxes

July 28, 2005

StatWatch 1.0 - visitor statistics for Movable Type blogs
Eye-Tracking Study - research showing how people read a web page focusing on the left hand column and then moving right, across the page.

July 22, 2005

Adsense Tips - from WebMasterWorld forum
Copyscape - Website Plagiarism Search - Web Site Content Copyright Protection

July 21, 2005

BlogPulse Profiles - a useful tool to find who's linking to you and what they are saying. Similar a bit to Technorati.

July 15, 2005

How to Make a Tag Cloud - tip and template from Al-Muhajabah

July 2, 2005

Web Standards Group - for web designers and developers who are interested in web standards

June 23, 2005

Great Site Ranking in Google - tips gleaned from Google's US Patent application

June 17, 2005

Flickr Public Photos Plugin - MT plugin for Flickr

June 10, 2005

How to Add Google Adsense to RSS Feeds - explanation by Dave Taylor
How We Made Our Podcasts - - from the folks at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

June 6, 2005

Who Links to Me - an alternative to Technorati?
Sorting Categories - sort categories in the way you want, not the default alphabetical sequence

June 4, 2005

Google Sitemaps Using MT - - Niall Kennedy's tips on creating a Google Sitemap for your MT blog

June 1, 2005

Feeds.App 2.0 Plugin - Feeds app from Tim Appnel

May 31, 2005

Everything You Need to Know About RSS - RSS Specifications and RSS Feeds
Customizing the MT Interface - Six Apart ProNet Article - Customizing Movable Type's Interface with Application Templates

May 29, 2005

Movable Type Cheat Sheet - a one-page listing of MT tags, available in English and German

May 28, 2005

Installing Movable Type on Windows - a tutorial from Six Apart

May 25, 2005

Humorous video - "Autoblogging" - This is just too funny to not post.

May 22, 2005

How to Speed Up Publishing in MT - a comprehensive article from 6A

May 20, 2005

Google Adsense Optimization Tips - Best practices from Google on how to get the most out of Adsense

May 17, 2005

MT Protect plugin - allows you to password protect individual entries, or restrict access to an entry to only specific individuals through their Typekey identity.

May 10, 2005

Favorite Favicons - A great collection

April 30, 2005

CSS Shorthand - a tutorial on how to condense your CSS code
Redalt's I Like Your Colors - Enter a URL and see the color themes used
Color Scheme Generator 2 - another color scheme generator
Color Schemer - Online Color Scheme Generator

April 25, 2005

WP Connections theme for MT - Carla ported a WordPress theme to Movable Type. Beautiful.

April 23, 2005

Workflow - Plugin for managing publishing permissions in multi-author situations. From David Raynes

April 22, 2005

Installing MT under Windows 2003 - a tutorial

April 20, 2005

Favicon from Pics - How to create a favicon.ico for your website

April 19, 2005

ColorCombos.com - Web Color Combinations Tool and Library - useful color picker

April 13, 2005

Where to find great free photos online - from Robin Good

April 10, 2005

Amazon Web Services Blog - Amazon Web Services, products, tools and developer information
Add Amazon Wish List - edazzle.net script for adding your Amazon Wish List to your blog

April 9, 2005

Smilies in Comments - from ScriptyGoddess

April 8, 2005

Mod_Rewrite tutorial - looks like a straightforward tutorial

April 6, 2005

SiteReportCard - Free stats about your site, including broken links

March 1, 2005

CSS Float Tutorial - by Max Design

February 28, 2005

MT-Blogroll - Blogroll plugin from Arvind at Movalog
Installing MT at Nexcess - Install instructions for installing MT at the nexcess.net web host. Useful even if you aren't using nexcess.net.

February 18, 2005

LivingDot MT Style Templates - Free new style templates from LivingDot

February 15, 2005

Overview of Weblog Tools Market - Update - updated market share analysis

February 13, 2005

TinkerTool for MacOSX - a Finder tool so you can see hidden files

February 2, 2005

PHP Thumbnail Generator - For dynamically generating thumbnails of photos, that don't distort the image.

February 1, 2005

SimpleCode HTML Encoder - From Simplebits.com
Mod Security - Web Intrusion Detection And Prevention
Converting an MT blog from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8 - from padawan.info

January 31, 2005

Interview with a Comment Spammer - The Register's interview with a blog comment spammer.

January 22, 2005

HTML Encoder - PHP-Nuke tool converts your html code so that you can display it in a blog entry.

January 15, 2005

Total Choice Hosting MT Install Instructions - Useful instructions if you are installing Movable Type at Total Choice Hosting

January 10, 2005

BlogMoxie - Gorgeous blog designs, for a fee

January 5, 2005

Mod_Security to fight comment spam - Arvind explains this server-side solution to bot spam

January 4, 2005

Six Apart Guide To Combatting Comment Spam - a definitive guide for effective spam fighting from Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type

December 19, 2004

Mod Rewrite to Block Bot Spam - Mod Rewrite method to divert comment spam bots to a 403 error

December 14, 2004

Planet Movable Type - The latest news from sites focused on Movable Type - aggregated RSS feeds.

November 25, 2004

9 Steps to a Quicker MT3 - Neil's World - 9 steps to a quicker MT3.1x installation

November 14, 2004

Google Page Rank Explained - The PageRank Algorithm

November 12, 2004

Web Page Analyzer - website performance analysis

November 11, 2004

Creating expandable menus using CSS and Javascript - Method for creating expandable menus.

November 10, 2004

Using Tables - Bring on the tables - a tutorial from 456 Berea Street

November 7, 2004

PHPList Email List Manager - Free PHP and SQL based email list manager
1001 Free Fonts - A terrific resource of free fonts.

November 5, 2004

Skinning the MT Interface - Arvind's tutorial on how to skin the MT edit window

October 29, 2004

Favicon Examples - Favicon examples

October 26, 2004

ColorMatch 5K - Easy color scheme tool
ColorMatch Remix - Another color tool - shows interesting mixes of color
Slideshow template for MT using S5 - A template for MT that uses Eric Meyer's S5 CSS slide show system

October 25, 2004

Amazon Alternate Ads for Google Adsense - rsContext creates alternate Google ads using Amazon Web Services and php script

October 20, 2004

DodosMail Contact Form - From Dodo's Scripts Collection

October 18, 2004

TheSiteWizard Contact Form Script - Free php or CGI scripts for creating feedback and contact forms.
Brad Choate: Doing your whole site with MT - how to set up your whole site in Movable Type, not just your MT blogs

October 14, 2004

DevGuru CSS2: Index - Reference index of CSS element types
Simplified Movable Type Installation Instructions - Not exactly simple, but still helpful
Installing Movable Type at DreamHost - Install Guide for those using the web host Dream Host
WestCIV Complete CSS Guide - learn web standards :: css guide - contents
Mulder's Stylesheets Tutorial - from WebMonkey

September 23, 2004

Listamatic - Collection of CSS code for displaying lists such as you might find in navigation elements

September 21, 2004

Userplane Video Blog Tool - record audio and video messages for your blog
MySQL Administrator - Administrative tool for MySQL database for Windows and Linux

September 20, 2004

XHTML Validator to RSS - Check through RSS if your pages stay XHTML valid.
CocoaMySQL - a MySQL graphical user interface for Mac OS X

September 18, 2004

MultiBlog - Helpful plugin for combining several weblogs into one display.

September 17, 2004

WC3 CSS Validation Service - Checks your CSS code.
W3C Validation Service - Checks your HTML and XHTML code

September 14, 2004

Six Apart Pro Network Blog - from Anil Dash, focused on MT Professionals
Color Palette Creator - from SlayerOffice, another useful color value generator

September 10, 2004

Expandable List Menu Script - To make expandable and collapsable list menus.

August 12, 2004

Password Protect Your Blog - Adam Kalsey's php script for limiting the viewing of an MT blog to MT blog authors.

July 12, 2004

Movalog - Arvind Satyanarayan's site for advanced tips and plugins for MT.

March 12, 2004

Six Apart News and Events Blog - Six Apart's official blog.
The Girlie Matters - MT forum moderator Shelley's collection of MT tips and tricks. Shelley has a knack for figuring out the hard stuff.
Random Image Rotation - Pulls a random image from a file whenever the page is refreshed.
How to Build a Favicon with Photoshop - Favicons are those little tiny icons that show up next to the URL in Windows IE bookmarks and in Safari. More tips can be found at www.favicon.com.
BrowserCam - Use to see what your site looks like in another browser or OS than the one you used to create your style.
Drop Down Menus - Using CSS
Extended Entry Script - Script for having the extended part of your MT entry appear "inline" or on the same page when you click on the extended entry link, rather than launch a new page as is the default.
MT-Medic - Not a plugin per se, but a cgi file that will help you diagnose MT installation problems.
Regex Plugin - From Brad Choate. Lets you search and replace elements in MT templates. Very useful albeit a bit complicated.
Compare - A wide variety of comparison options between fields and tags. Use to create conditionals. Very easy to use and powerful.
MT-Mail-Entry - Plugin for emailing entire entry, not just link, includes popup email form.
Real World Style - CSS layouts, tips, tricks, and techniques.
CSS Color Values - A great table of colors for web design.
Adactio: CSS Based Design - A great exploration of CSS.
W3 Schools CSS Tutorial - A step by step tutorial for learning Cascading Stylesheets (CSS). Very helpful to know to customize your MT stylesheet.
CSS Forum - A CSS support forum.
Holy CSS Zeldman! - A master list of links to CSS resources.
RSS Tutorial for Content Publishers and Webmasters - A good overview of RSS.
FeedReader - Free newfeed reader for Windows. Supports RSS and Atom formats. GPL licensed.
NetNewsWire - RSS newsfeed reader for Mac OSX.