ContentRoller is an easy-to-configure, set up, customize, and use news, links, and blogging CMS environment that provides you the ability to have your own social news site like Digg, Yahoo Buzz, DZone, The Server Side, InfoQ, Slashdot, etc. ContentRoller can also be configured to look like a newspaper-based news site.
ExtConvLinks is a PHP class that can be used to convert URLs in text to links using Bit.ly. It can parse a text to find HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and FTPS links. The class sends requests to the Bit.ly Web services API to convert the URLs that it finds into HTML links using the Bit.ly URLs.