Though there are many different WordPress themes for restaurants, we will focus on what plugins can be used on nearly any theme. Here are some plugins to help with the development and presentation for WordPress based restaurant sites.
Created by Tung Do of DevPress, DP Dashboard is a plugin that transforms the back-end of WordPress into something that is supposed to be simpler, modern, clutter-free, productive and an enjoyable experience. For me however, I preferred the experience of MP6. Instead of writing a lengthy review, I’m going to (more…)
wpXtreme is trying to take the WordPress App Store idea to the next level. The site recently launched and provides a method to download plugins and themes through their marketplace. While their plugin didn’t function properly on my local WordPress install, it worked just fine on the Tavern website.
WP Test is a site that any WordPress theme or plugin developer will want to bookmark. Created by WordPress developer Michael Novotny, WP Test exists to provide test data for WordPress themes and plugins. The site is very simple and includes only a download and a demo button. What’s in (more…)
Looking for a quick and convenient way to add the ManageWP.org button to your WordPress site? If you’re using the Jetpack sharing module, the new ManageWP.org Sharing For Jetpack plugin will automatically add it for you. Plugin developer Jeremy Herve was inspired by Jeff’s recent tutorial, which includes a walkthrough (more…)
German WordPress developer Frank Bültge has spent many long hours creating a plugin that encapsulates more than a dozen enhancements often requested by multisite super admins. His Multisite Enhancements plugin has been hosted on github for some time, which made it rather obscure. WordPress plugins hosted on github are often (more…)
First off, happy Halloween to those that celebrate it! If you’re looking to add a bit of spookiness to your site, you should check out the DW Halloween plugin by the Designwall Team. This plugin adds a custom post type called Pumkins. There are seven different flying pumpkins to choose (more…)
At a local WordPress meetup I attended, an attendee asked what would be the best way to show videos on their site? We dismissed using YouTube because when the video ends, it would most likely show video suggestions that had nothing to do with the topic at hand. We recommended (more…)
WordPress versions 3.7 and 3.8 have been under simultaneous development. This is the first time the project has undergone a tandem release cycle and the results so far have been very positive. The project’s momentum is at an all time high with a successful 3.7 release and some exciting core (more…)
This is a simple thing but it bears mentioning. Many major WordPress theme providers offer the ability to easily add Google Analytics or other tracking code via the theme’s options panel. The idea stems from wanting to market a theme with everything needed to create the website that you see (more…)
About three years ago, WordPress introduced pie charts and a stats API to the plugin repository. These stats gave plugin authors a chance to see which versions of their plugin were activated while also giving a glimpse into how many actual users the plugin had. The API provided a method (more…)
When Tom McFarlin released his WordPress Plugin Boilerplate on github last November, he has no idea how many developers would jump on board to contribute to this open source learning resource. The plugin has received a ton of support from the community, including commits from more than 26 contributors. McFarlin (more…)