The Funniest Add-ons for WordPress, Joomla and Drupal


WordPress, Joomla and Drupal more or less rule the world of websites these days.

For developers writing freely-available add-ons, that means a lot of late nights, bug reports and newbie questions to deal with.

Sometimes, just sometimes, they just like to goof off a little and when they do, they code. Here are some of the funniest add-ons they’ve written for WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.

WordPress: Get Snarky


If you’ve used WordPress then you’ve seen the quotes from the Hello, Dolly musical that appear in the top-right of your screen. The Hello Dolly plugin was the first ever created for WordPress and has appeared in every version since. People love to hate it.

Get Snarky offers a less family-friendly alternative. It seems to mostly comprised of fairly brutal 140-character-or-less jokes taken from Twitter. For example:


One note of caution: most of these jokes are neither safe for work or politically correct. The author definitely tried his best to run in exactly the opposite direction from Hello Dolly.


The developer Andrew Norcross has done great WordPress work including several other plugins.

Joomla: What? Nothing?

Peter van Western produces the most popular and useful Joomla extensions. So, he’s definitely earned the right to make an extension which does, well … you might be able to guess. You can download the What? Nothing? plugin by clicking here.


If you have about €300 to spare then you can buy a limited-edition What? Nothing? T-shirt. He’s currently running a sale with a minus 50% extra discount.


What does it actually do once you’ve installed it? Everything it promised. But remember to make a donation or development and support will grind to a halt.


Drupal: Module (and theme) Roulette

Module Roulette is just one of an entire series of Drupal joke modules, many of them developed by cat called Rodney ( Rodney is on Twitter if you want to keep up with his work ).

Drupal Roulette is the latest work by the cat’s owner Dave Reid and you can download it from


If you install and enable Module Roulette, don’t come back and say you weren’t warned:


Click Install new module and you’ll see the power of Module Roulette. There’s over 9000 modules on Be careful what you wish for.


The developer Dave Reid? He could do with a bit of downtime. Take a look at the list of modules he maintains.


  • Steve Burge

    Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.

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shotgun mike
shotgun mike
12 years ago

Haha, awesome.

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