Plugins

The e107 importer plugin for WordPress created by Coolkevman is in need of a developer or a group of community members to keep the plugin updated. The plugin was originally created by Kevin to migrate a number of e107 websites he managed to WordPress. His stance was that the plugin (more…)

The much anticipated e-commerce product from WooThemes has finally launched. It’s called WooCommerce and it aims to be the best native e-commerce solution for WordPress. The plugin is free as well as licensed under the GPL. I decided to give the plugin a try on my local server which is (more…)

Ryan Imel of WPCandy.com has published an editorial that has sparked yet another good discussion. This time, the focus is on the misnomer that it’s better to keep your active plugin count as low as possible to avoid problems. I’ve been down this road before. In at least a couple (more…)

Scoot Kingsley Clark who is the lead developer of the Pods Development Framework has successfully acquired the funds necessary to complete development work for Pods 2.0 along with the community website. After launching his project on Kickstarter.com, he managed to get the $1,500.00 goal necessary within 24 hours. However, the (more…)

The WP 101 Tutorial Plugin is a combined effort by Shawn Hesketh and Mark Jaquith. The premise of the plugin is simple, to showcase video tutorials of WordPress from within the back-end of WordPress. After using the plugin and watching a few videos, I think it delivers on all levels. (more…)

Kaspars Dambis of Konstruktors.com has publised his second version of a proposed user interface design for his popular Widget Context plugin. Widget Context is a plugin that provides users the opportunity to show or hide widgets. I’ve used Widget Context in the past but I’ve been quite happy with the (more…)

WordPress blog owners can install the free WordPress plugin WP-Smush.it that uses Yahoo’s Smush.it service to reduce the size of images. The plugin works automatically in the background: It sends all uploaded images to Yahoo’s image compression service and uploads that optimized version to the server, instead of the unoptimized (more…)