Speeds up and beautifies your blog by substituting the individually-wrapped WordPress smilies with a single CSS image sprite containing all emoticons.
I'd love to hear your feedback. Please visit the WordPress.org Forums for Speedy Smilies to leave comments.
As of Release 9, smiley sets are modular so you can add your own set of emoticons for use with the Speedy Smilies plugin. As of Release 15, each smiley set has a
.png image and a
.json file of the same name inside of the
At this time, there's no automated way to create the necessary PNG image and PHP file required for a smiley set, so your best bet is to learn by example. Let me know if a guided wizard to create new smiley sets is a feature that you'd like to see added in the future.