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Frontend: External Services


version 1.7 (GPL, Last Updated 2013-08-12)
Sebastian Nohn
Serendipity >= 0.7

Translate blog entries (trash!) automatic linking

version 1.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2013-08-12)
Garvin Hicking,
Serendipity >= 0.8

Automatically links quoted statues and judicature (references and source of information) with contents of

Embed Ads (, Custom)

version 0.12.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2014-11-30)
Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 0.8

Embeds Ads into your page.

External PHP Application

version 1.4 (GPL, Last Updated 2014-04-09)
Garvin Hicking
Serendipity >= 0.7

Shows an external PHP application inside your blog with your blogs design and all formattings. USE WITH CARE, THIS PLUGIN HAS SECURITY IMPLICATIONS AS IT INCLUDES ANY GENERIC PHP FILE! YOU CAN ONLY USE THIS PLUGIN AS ADMIN!

Highlight search queries

version 1.8.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2015-01-27)
Tom Sommer
Serendipity >= 1.6

Highlights queries used in the referring search engine to locate your page

Link SnapShots using

version 1.03 (GPL, Last Updated 2013-08-12)
Grischa Brockhaus
Serendipity >= 0.8

This plugin shows page previews, while the user is hovering over a link. To reach this aim the SnapShot service at is used. is a free service, but be aware that *might* be able to collect data profiles about user IPs loading links from this blog site, although their privacy statement promise not to do so.

Music of the Moment

version 1.6 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-09-23)
Tys von Gaza
Serendipity >= 0.8

Real time music status from iTunes using iTunesBlogger:

Post via XML-RPC

version 1.58 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-08-15)
Serendipity Team
Serendipity >= 0.8

Allows to post/edit entries via the XML-RPC API (MT, Blogger, WordPress Endpoints)

Share Buttons

version 0.12 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-09-08)
onli, Matthias Mees, Thomas Hochstein
Serendipity >= 2.0

Show social share buttons for services like Facebook and Twitter using shariff.

Show social share buttons for services like Facebook and Twitter

version 1.22 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-09-26)
Garvin Hicking, Kodewulf
Serendipity >= 0.8

You can remove/insert other custom services to link to via the "plugin_findmore.tpl" template file easily. Also remember that if you want to save grandma's performance pennies that you can also insert the HTML/JS snippets into your entries.tpl template file instead of using this plugin!

Sitemap Generator (for Crawlers)

version 0.58.2 (GPL, Last Updated 2016-09-23)
Serendipity >= 0.8

Creates a sitemap.xml.gz, which can be used by miscellaneous Web-Crawlers. (Google, MSN, Yahoo and Ask)


version 0.10.1 (GPL, Last Updated 2014-11-30)
Rob Antonishen, Ian (Timbalu)
Serendipity >= 0.7

Wraps another page in an IFRAME to be displayed in the body

Y!Q Related Search

version 1.3 (GPL, Last Updated 2014-11-30)
Rasmus Lerdorf
Serendipity >= 0.8

Finds related pages using Yahoo's context sensitive search technology

flickr Photostream CSS

version 1.05 (GPL, Last Updated 2012-06-14)
Michael Kaiser
Serendipity >= 0.8

This plugin is an extension to the flickr Photostream sidebar plugin and adds style information (CSS).

oEmbed Plugin

version 1.11 (GPL, Last Updated 2012-11-04)
Grischa Brockhaus
Serendipity >= 0.8

oEmbed is a format for allowing an embedded representation of a URL on your blog. It allows blog articles to display embedded content (such as tweets, photos or videos) when a user posts a link to that resource, without having to parse the resource directly.