On tonight’s show we’re engaged in conversation with Pippin Willamson, developer of many notable plugins including Easy Digital Downloads. Along with his co-host Brad Touesnard, Pippin produces one of my favorite WordPress Development podcasts, Apply Filters.
Have you ever wished for a better way to navigate pages in the WordPress admin? The UI for hierarchical content makes it difficult to understand the organization of pages and custom post types at a glance. Inspired by the column view in the OS X Finder, Alex King and the (more…)
A few months ago, I had the privilege to attend WordCamp Grand Rapids. At the event, I obtained a ServerPress.com branded USB stick. Little did I know that this was no ordinary USB drive.
Google Glass hasn’t even launched yet and it already has a WordPress plugin. The folks at Weber Shandwick, a PR and communications firm, have developed the first WordPress plugin that interfaces with Google Glass to publish content. wpForGlass is currently operated by touch, although the creators plan to add voice (more…)
One of the most popular modules used within Jetpack is Stats. This module replaces the stand-alone plugin formerly known as WordPress.com Stats. Unfortunately, the most recent update to Jetpack has temporarily broken the Stats dashboard widget. I’ve routinely seen the error message that is shown in the image above but (more…)
The WordPress Plugin Boilerplate is a popular tool for getting started with plugin development. Many top-notch WordPress developers have contributed to the boilerplate and the 2.6.0 release of the plugin provided a major update. Using the plugin boilerplate as a starting place for plugin creation, a developer can quickly whip (more…)
Have you ever logged into a WordPress site, charged with the task of fixing something, but totally in the dark about what changes had recently been made in the admin? It can sometimes be tough to track down who changed what and when they did it, especially on sites with (more…)
Developed by Earth People, a web development agency based out of Gamla Stan in Stockholm, the WordPress Plugin checker can find which plugins are installed on almost any WordPress site. Unfortunately, this tool doesn’t list all of the plugins it detects. Instead, it looks to see if any of the (more…)
Scott Basgaard will be our live guest on Friday, December 13th at 3PM Eastern time. Scott is currently employed by WooThemes and is one of the pioneers behind WordSesh. We’ll be talking to Scott about WordSesh 2 which recently took place this past weekend. We’ll also find out what he’s (more…)
WordSesh was like crack for WordPress enthusiasts who joined together on Twitter and eagerly counted down the minutes until sessions began. The event took place over the weekend, kicked off by the DradCast podcast which introduced a catchy new WordSesh rap. In case you missed it, WordSesh presenters cranked out (more…)
In this edition of WordPress Weekly, our special guest was Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress. After catching up with the headlines, we covered a wide range of topics with Matt such as: Automattic Fighting Back Against DMCA Takedown Abuse Giving The Keynote Speech At The Joomla World Conference Day Matt’s (more…)
Poedit 1.6 was released earlier this week. For many WordPress developers, Poedit is their go-to app for generating language files for extensions. This release introduces a new Pro version of the app with built-in support for translating WordPress themes and plugins. Poedit 1.6 brings a more polished UI, a completely (more…)