Yes, BloggingTips does not give enough coverage to non WordPress blogging platforms and yes, the last post on BloggingTips was about a WordPress Plugin. However, this is such a useful plugin and it is something which I think many of you will install on your blog so I had to post about it 🙂
The plugin I am referring to was written by Sarah of Stuff by Sarah and is called ‘What Others Are Saying’.
The plugin allows you to display the latest posts from RSS feeds in your sidebar. To add blogs to the list you simply add the RSS feed URL to your Blogroll.
Here’s an example of what it will look like on your blog :
The plugin is still pretty new however Sarah seems to be fixing the bugs pretty quickly so if the plugin does conflict with your version of WordPress let Sarah know and I’m sure she will sort it out. Lee Doel has also made a widget version of the plugin.
What you could do with this plugin is contact other bloggers in your niche and ask if they want to exchange links in your list. Essentially you would have a BlogRush widget which doesn’t suck – ie. you have full control over what is displayed on your site.
Link : ‘What Others Are Saying’ WordPress Plugin