Rocket Galleries: An Intuitive Gallery Manager for WordPress

Rocket Galleries is a new gallery plugin that claims to be “the gallery manager WordPress never had.” Ordinarily, gallery plugins are a dime a dozen and most of them insert themselves into WordPress with awkward interfaces that promote the plugin author. However, this one is different. Rocket Galleries was built (more…)

Would Anyone Be Interested in a WordCamp Badges Plugin?

Wordcamp Miami Badges is a new plugin in the WordPress directory today. It allows speakers, attendees and volunteers to easily display badges indicating their participation in the 2014 event, which is estimated to surpass 700 this year. The badges plugin was created by Myles McNamara, a self-described “geek who loves (more…)

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There are several options when it comes to backing up a WordPress site. Depending on the type of access you have, retrieving the database or an XML backup is easy. But what if you don’t have access to the database or the backend? Consider the following scenario presented on the (more…)

How to Share Beer Recipes in WordPress

Whether lager or ale, malty or hoppy, ice cold or room temperature, from a bottle, can, pint or stein, there’s no bad way to enjoy a brewski (unless you’ve had one too many). From ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia to all corners of the globe today, there is no denying beer’s (more…)

How to Change BuddyPress Profile Field Visibility Settings

Profile field visibility settings were added to BuddyPress in version 1.6 in order to address a popular request for profile privacy. The settings had remained the same up until the recent 2.0 release. Field visibility settings were previously tacked onto each field in the profile editing screens. BuddyPress project lead (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I sat down with Japh Thompson to discuss his experience working at Envato for the past four years. Thompson worked in support before becoming the WordPress Evangelist for ThemeForest. In the interview, we learned what it was like to be a liaison between a (more…)

How to Repair a Crashed WordPress Posts Table

Every now and then the WordPress posts table will crash and screw up your website. Why does this happen? It’s not always clear how tables get corrupted, although it can usually be attributed to an unexpected event, such as the MySQL server or the server host getting killed in the (more…)