Plugins

Edit Flow Plugin Fixes Numerous Bugs In New Update

On December 19th, an update to Edit Flow, a popular plugin used on multi-author blogs was released. Prior to December 19th, the most recent update was on January 30th, 2013. In previous articles, I outlined a number of issues that nearly forced me to stop using the plugin. The latest (more…)

An Alternative Admin Interface for WordPress 3.8

By and large, most WordPress users are in love with the new admin interface. However, there are some who have been resistant to the changes in the design, as evidenced by the creation of the wp-admin classic, a plugin that actually goes so far as to conjure up the old, (more…)

Post Customizer

There are all sorts of frontend editors being created for WordPress. We’ve already covered Barley, Inline Access, and PrettyPress. Each plugin takes a different approach to solving the problem. Post Customizer, developed by 10up continues the trend of taking a different approach to solving the problem of live editing. Post (more…)

Jetpack is Now Available on Github

The Jetpack plugin code is now available on github and the team welcomes your pull requests. With the addition of Jetpack, Automattic now has 106 public repositories on github. That’s a lot of shared code! Jetpack has been downloaded nearly eight million times since its debut on WordPress.org. If you’ve (more…)

In 2008, Automattic created a WordPress theme entitled Prologue. A year after its launch, Automattic released P2 to take the place of Prologue. P2 was a revolutionary theme as it enabled communication to happen in near real-time and arranged comments so that they were equally as important as blog posts. (more…)

3 Efficient Tools for WordPress Database Migration

One of the challenges of migrating a WordPress site is performing a search and replace within the database to update all of the links to the new URL. There are even more links to update on a multisite installation and you’re often working with a larger database. Today we’re going (more…)

Get More Admin Color Schemes For WordPress 3.8

One of my favorite features of the WordPress 3.8 ‘About’ page is the live admin color scheme picker. WordPress 3.8 ships with eight different color schemes. If you don’t find a favorite among the default color schemes, there are more options available using a plugin. A small group of designers (more…)