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Custom Smilies

Description

Custom Smilies (previously named Custom Smileys) gives you a chance to personalize your posts and comments using smilies of your choice instead of default ones.

Custom Smilies was selected as one of 30+ plugins for WordPress comments and 300+ tools for running your WordPress blog. These lists were conducted by Mashable, as of July 24th, 2007 and August 16th, 2007.

This plugin was first released in 2005 and it is now updated to be compatible with WordPress 2.3.2.

Troubleshooting

In case Custom Smilies doesn’t work well with your blog, make sure the wp-plugins/custom-smilies/init.php file is writable. CHMOD it to 777 or something like that.

Screenshots

  • Smilies Manager
  • Docking box
  • Personalize your comments

Installation

  1. Download and extract custom-smilies.zip; then, upload init.php and custom-smilies.php to the /wp-content/plugins/custom-smilies directory. Upload smilies folder to the /wp-includes/images directory.
  2. Activate Custom Smilies in your Admin Panel
  3. Put your smilies in smilies folder (wp-includes/images/smilies/)
  4. Change the emoticons by navigating to Manage > Smilies and complete the form

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Contributors & Developers

“Custom Smilies” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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