Custom Smilies (previously named Custom Smileys) gives you a chance to personalize your posts and comments using smilies of your choice instead of default ones. Custom Smilies was selected as one of 30+ plugins for WordPress comments and 300+ tools for running your WordPress blog. These lists were conducted by Mashable, as of July 24th, 2007 and August 16th, 2007. This plugin was first released in 2005 and it is now updated to be compatible with WordPress 2.3.2. Troubleshooting In case Custom Smilies doesnâ€™t work well with your blog, make sure the wp-plugins/custom-smilies/init.php file is writable. CHMOD it to 777 or something like that.