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New pin filtering functionality

May 28, 2012
By Mike
New pin filtering functionality

Sometimes, the number of pins displayed on the map of the Plak home page can be a little overwhelming, especially when you are looking for something specific. So to make life a little easier, yesterday I added functionality that allows displayed pins to be filtered according to criteria that you supply. Clicking the Filter...

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Plak extensions for Google Chrome

May 28, 2012
By Mike
Plak extensions for Google Chrome

I recently wrote two Plak extensions for Google Chrome. One of the extensions ties into Plak South Africa, and the other ties into Plak Australia. Both of the extensions are available in the Chrome Web Store. You can get the South African version of...

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Get one Plak promoted for free!

April 27, 2012
By Mike
Get one Plak promoted for free!

As part of an attempt to stimulate people into adding more places of interest to Plak, I have decided to run the following special offer. Add ten, or more, places of interest to Plak, and get one of your Plaks promoted for free! Promotion...

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Using Plak Map for Facebook

January 25, 2012
By Mike
Using Plak Map for Facebook

Plak Map is a Facebook app, that allows anyone who owns, or is the admin of, at least one Facebook page, to put a Plak map on their Facebook...

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Plak: QR Codes

November 26, 2011
By Mike
Plak: QR Codes

I’ve just finished implementing QR Codes on Plak, which should make it a lot simpler to get GPS coordinates into various mobile devices – Those that are able to...

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Plak wears black for Black Tuesday

November 22, 2011
By Mike

Just for today I have changed the page colour of all Plak pages (except the home page) to black. This is in protest against the Protection of State Information...

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