DrumRoll and BlogRoll 2


This is probably one post which I’m writing for a selfish reason. (Ever another post is for you, gentle reader)

This started because of this thread, when I moved from blogger to WordPress, there were some features that I couldn’t replicate and one was my favorite blog list.

WordPress had an option earlier and they killed it and I didn’t invest too much time in finding out an alternate (that was the case until the above thread showed up.)

I did evaluate couple of plugins

  1. Feedzy Lite (I use this one on another site)
  2. WPRSS aggregator

Feedzy is a good plugin with some customization however, they lack an option where I can sort multiple feeds based on the date. Now, what does that mean all the blogs that I follow I’ll have to order them manually.

Now if I do that I’ll have to show some love to those bloggers. I don’t have issue with 3 of them.

  1. Cameron Lackpour (my older brother from completely different parent)
  2. John Goodwin (oh I don’t have to write anything about “The John Goodwin”
  3. Glenn Schwartzberg (he is my older brother from completely different parents’ older brother, so we are related in that way 😉 )

Rest of the folks, it’s really hard for me to sort their blogs 🙁

So I went with WPRSS. Now this one does the sort on its own, so no love to anyone, whichever post is recent will show up on my page and will show 3 posts from the respective blog.

The blogs that are going to show up here http://orahyplabs.com/popular-epm-blogs are written by people I personally know and whom I contacted and got permission to link their blogs.

Now off to my regular work 🙂

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About Celvin Kattookaran

I’m an EPM Consultant, my primary focus is on Hyperion Planning and Essbase.

Some of you from Hyperion Support team might recognize me or have seen my support articles, I was with the WebAnalysis Support Team. I’m an Independent Consultant with “Intekgrate Corporation” based out of Aurora office.

I’m from God’s Own Country (Kerala, India), lived in all southern states of India, Istanbul and Johannesburg (and of course United States). I’m core gamer :) and an avid reader.

I was awarded Oracle ACE Director for my contributions towards EPM community.


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2 thoughts on “DrumRoll and BlogRoll

    • Celvin Kattookaran Post author

      There are a lot and I found these two the better among others. WP RSS has a paid one $30 every year which will then show an image and excerpt from each blog. I might do it 😉