Plugins

New User Registered Dashboard Widget

If you run a WordPress site with user registration enabled and want to see recently registered accounts from the dashboard, check out the New User Dashboard Widget plugin by Swadeshswain. After installing and activating the plugin, a new registered user widget appears on the dashboard. The widget tells you a (more…)

WP Rest API Featured Image

WP REST API version 1.2.3 and 2.0 Beta 4 address a security issue that affects sites running 1.2 or 2.0 beta. This release fixes a potential XSS vulnerability related to JSONP support in 1.2 and 2.0 of the API. Automatic updates are in progress for 1.2.3 but if your site (more…)

Billion Thanks Featured Image

The WordPress project achieved a milestone earlier today as the official WordPress plugin directory surpassed one billion total downloads. According to Scott Reilly who helps maintain WordPress.org, we’ll never know which plugin generated the one billionth download. That’s because WordPress.org doesn’t log information that matches downloads to plugins. “A download (more…)

New WordPress Plugin Automates Slack Team Invitations

Generating Slack team invitations can become rather tedious when you’re managing a large group of people – particularly when the team is open to almost anyone. In the case of a company or organization, a Slack admin can use the feature that permits anyone with an email from a specified (more…)

Embed Your Meerkat Stream on Your WordPress Site

Just one day after Meerkat, the popular video streaming service, launched its embedded player, a WordPress plugin was in the works to make it easy for publishers to take advantage of it. David Artiss, an English developer and author of several popular embedding plugins, is the first to bring Meerkat (more…)