Movable Type Monday: Action Streams, Exporting, Installing, and More

Filed as Features on February 2, 2009 11:04 pm

Happy Monday, folks! Let’s start this week off with an installation tutorial. Gregory Tomlinson explains how to install Movable Type 4.23 on Mac OS X 10.5 It’s a short tutorial, but it gives you the information you need to get up and running.

Plugins

SlideShare — This plugin, created by Mixel Adm, makes it easy to embed SlideShare presentations in entries. For those that have used the WordPress version of this plugin, the syntax is the same.

Selective ExportMike T. released this plugin, which adds an option to export one or more selected blog posts. I can see several uses for this, like spinning off a set of posts as a separate blog.

Russian Action Streams — Written by Andrey Serebryakov, this adds 24 Russian services to the Action Streams plugin. I don’t know Russian, so if anyone does and has tried this, please let us know about it in the comments.

Share — I mentioned Share — a plugin for adding an “email this” function to your entries — a few weeks ago. Since then, Dan Wolfgang has had an official launch and created Share Lite, a free version with many features from the original.

MT-Notifier 3.5.2Chad Everett released a small update to the 3.5.x version of MT-Notifier. I have to hand it to Chad — maintaining one version of a plugin is hard enough, but he’s consistently releasing updates for both the 3.5.x and 4.2.x versions of MT-Notifier. Thanks, Chad!

What have you done with Movable Type lately? Let us know in the comments.

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  1. By gregory posted on February 2, 2009 at 11:22 pm
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    Hi, thanks for linking to my tutorial! Hope it helps others out. :)

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  2. By Andrey Serebryakov posted on February 6, 2009 at 9:02 am
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    Thanks for the link to a plugin. I will try to tell briefly that it from itself represents.

    Russian Action Streams is an extension for a plugin Action Streams. On an official site with plugins for MT there is a set of plugins for addition of services to Action Streams. More often, one plugin – one service. I have thought that it is not necessary to scoff at users, and have made a plugin uniting 24 services. 16 more services in todo.

    See demo on my blog: http://saahov.ru/blog/activity.php

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