Plugins

Gust Plugin Brings the Ghost Admin Panel Into WordPress

The Ghost open source blogging project had an interesting path to get to where it is today. John O’Nolan, the project’s creator, originally introduced the idea of his pure blogging platform as a “WordPress-lite fork.” After a great deal of deliberation, O’Nolan decided not to fork WordPress and instead opted (more…)

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In the show we talk about the ten plugins that John installs on every client site and why simplicity is often the most difficult concept for clients to grasp. So pull up a chair, grab a cold one and join me in my conversation with John Overall.

Sir Trevor WP: An Alternative Post Editor for WordPress

There’s nothing more fun than exploring different interface ideas for the WordPress publishing process. Over the past several months we’ve featured a number of plugins that are vying for the best way to edit content on the front end. Sir Trevor WP is a new plugin that presents an alternative (more…)

CodePen Releases Official WordPress Plugin

CodePen has released an official plugin for embedding pens in WordPress. If you haven’t yet discovered CodePen, it’s basically a virtual playground for frontend developers and browsing the site can be addictive. It’s a place where you can write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code in your browser and then see (more…)

tinyCoffee: A Simple, Elegant Donation Plugin for WordPress

The WordPress plugin repository hosts dozens of extensions for accepting donations and includes everything from plugins for creating donation forms to plugins that implement full-on CRM solutions for non-profits. But what if you just want to make it easy for supporters to buy you a coffee? tinyCoffee is a new (more…)

WordPress Front-end Editor Plugin Gets Major Updates

This week the WordPress Front-end Editor team posted its progress on the Make WordPress UI development blog. Front-end editing capabilities are being developed as a feature plugin and will hopefully be considered for inclusion in the core sometime this year. It currently looks a little something like this: The plugin (more…)

10 Free Plugins to Customize WordPress Admin Color Schemes

Can you believe that there are already ten plugins available for customizing WordPress admin color schemes? This feature has been popular among plugin developers since the new admin design was added in the 3.8 release. We’ve selected ten plugins that offer a wide variety of ways to customize and control (more…)