Extensions

There are four types of extensions: modules, feathers, themes, and translations. Many useful extensions come bundled with Chyrp Lite, and you can also create your own.

Installing Extensions

Installation varies slightly depending on what type of extension you are installing.

Installing Feathers

  1. Download and unzip the feather.
  2. Upload the feather's containing folder into the feathers folder.
  3. Open your web browser and navigate to your Chyrp Lite administration console.
  4. Click on the Extend tab, and then the Feathers sub tab.
  5. Find the feather in the list and click the Enable button.

You can now use the feather by navigating to the Write tab and choosing the feather you uploaded.

Installing Modules

  1. Download and unzip the module.
  2. Upload the module's containing folder into the modules folder.
  3. Open your web browser and navigate to your Chyrp Lite administration console.
  4. Click on the Extend tab.
  5. Find the module in the list and click the Enable button.

The module is now installed and is ready for action. If the module conflicts with another module that is enabled, the conflict will be reported beneath the module's description.

Installing Themes

  1. Download and unzip the theme.
  2. Upload the theme's containing folder into the themes folder.
  3. Open your web browser and navigate to your Chyrp Lite administration console.
  4. Click on the Extend tab, and then the Themes sub tab.
  5. Find the theme you wish to select and click on the Select button.

Bundled Extensions

The following extensions are bundled with Chyrp Lite:

Bundled Feathers

NameDescription
AudioA feather for audio.
LinkLink to other sites and add an optional description.
PhotoUpload and display an image with a caption.
QuotePost quotes and cite sources.
TextA basic text feather.
UploaderUpload files and make them available for visitors to download.
VideoA feather for video.

Bundled Modules

NameDescription
CacherCaches pages, drastically reducing server load.
CascadeAdds ajax-powered infinite scrolling to your blog.
CategorizeCategorize your posts.
CommentsAdds commenting functionality to your posts, with pingback support.
Easy EmbedEmbed a video in your blog content by pasting its URL surrounded by <!-- and -->.
Syntax HighlightingAdds syntax highlighting to nested <pre><code> blocks.
LightboxA lightbox for your images.
LikesAllow users to "like" a post.
MAPTCHAAsk users to solve simple mathematics problems to prevent spam.
MathJaxA JavaScript display engine for mathematics.
Migration AssistantEnables import from Wordpress, MovableType, TextPattern, and Tumblr.
Post ViewsCounts the number of times your posts have been viewed.
Read MoreAdd "…more" links to your blog index by typing <!--more--> or <!--more custom text--> in your posts.
RightsAdds post options for attribution and assigning intellectual property rights.
Sitemap GeneratorCreates a sitemap.xml file on your server to help search engines index your blog.
TagginatorAdds tagging functionality to posts.
PingableRegister pingbacks from blogs that link to yours.

Bundled Themes

NameDescription
BlossomThe default theme provided with Chyrp Lite.
SparrowAn unobtrusive tumbleblog theme.
TopazA minimalist responsive theme.
UmbraA dark tumbleblog theme.

Bundled Translations

LanguageTranslates all bundled components?
ArabicNo
GermanNo
ItalianYes
Simplified ChineseYes