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Icon-o-matic v2.09

By Dan Wolfgang
Posted October 8, 2006, in Editing.


Icon-o-matic is a plugin for Movable Type that allows you to easily insert any image into an entry , and any commenter to insert an image into their comment . To restate: Icon-o-matic allows you to easily re-use any image with one click! Some of the features you'll find in Icon-o-matic are:

  • A single click lets you add an icon to your entry, or lets your commenter add an icon to their comment.

  • Authors and commenters can use different sets of icons.

  • Add or remove available icons by simply uploading to (or deleting from) your web server. Organize by creating subdirectories.

  • Change the position of the icon selection bar to accomodate many and/or large icons.

  • Specify an HTML "wrapper" to help keep formatting consistent.


File::Find module (part of any standard Perl installation)


1 Comment

Ayden Rhodes

Ayden Rhodes on May 27, 2017, 4:53 p.m. Reply

Great plugin, and a fun addition to movabletype. I thought that I had seen the end of the icons, but everybody I know loves using them on Facebook and WhatsApp so being able to give my users the ability to add them to their comments on was only natural. And I think it adds some life to the discussions.

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Dan Wolfgang

Dan is an engineering creative and uses his vast knowledge of the web to solve unique client problems with specialized solutions. Complex or straightforward, his focus is to find the most efficient, functional, elegant, and stable solutions for each project. 10 years in web engineering and 14 more in the print publishing industry give him a special insight to the needs, restrictions, and workflows of content publishers, both traditional and new media. Dan is an active Movable Type community member who has written and contributed to countless plugins including some of the most popular: More Custom Fields, Poll Position, and Asset Image Quality.

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