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Hacking Movable Type

by Jay Allen, Brad Choate, Ben Hammersley, Matthew Haughey, David Raynes

Introduced in 2001, Movable Type (MT) has been downloaded 750,000 times and now helps people update content on an estimated one million blogs and Web sites, including some belonging to Fortune 500 corporations

This all new book gives Web developers and administrators the power to customize and modify MT, from eliminating comment spam and creating customized templates to hacking the MySQL backend and working with third-party modules

Written by a developer who's been hacking MT since before its release and is well known in the MT community-and featuring a foreword by MT's creators, Ben and Mena Trott

Ready to push Movable Type to the max?

Movable Type, that amazingly powerful personal publishing application, is the superhero of the Internet age. But when you push, poke, stretch, and otherwise coax it into producing even more, the possibilities for your Web content are simply superlative. Roll up your sleeves and get moving -- here's the first book to tell you how. Discover how to do all this and more