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September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day

And me Text Filter Suite plugin is still aroun' t' add piratey goodness t' yer WordPress site!

Install th' plugin and activate th' ‘TFS Core’ and ‘TFS Pirate’ plugins, with a chest full of booty. It will automatically turn th' content on yer site t' pirate-speak on Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19 each year), I'll warrant ye. On other days, it will leave yer content alone.

If ye have a particular post that ye want t' always be in pirate speak, just add a custom field named ‘post_filter’ (and/or ‘comment_filter’ t' filter th' comments) with a value o' ‘pirate’.

Aye, this is probably more complex than it has t' be, we'll keel-haul ye! Walk the plank! But I wrote th' original plugin a long time ago. Aye, I need t' rewrite th' thin' from scratch, give it a settin's page, etc, by Davy Jones' locker. I’ll do that in me Copious Free Time. :)


About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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One Response to September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day

  1. Come t' Bristol (UK) … we all talki like pirates here!

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