Mockup of Documentation Issues Tracker

WordPress documentation is about to improve by leaps and bounds. At the moment, trying to get involved contributing to documentation can be quite confusing. Unless you know the current docs inside and out, it’s not easy to find gaps or missing pieces that need attention. That’s where an issues tracker (more…)

WordPress StackExchange Votes On New Community Promotion Ads

The WordPress StackExchange community is currently voting on ads to display in the sidebar of its forums for 2014. Every year the Community Promotion Ads are reset in December. These ads serve to promote anything that the community deems to be important. Usually, the ads are dedicated to promoting information (more…)

Industry Night with Marcus Couch

On tonight’s show we’re engaged in conversation with Pippin Willamson, developer of many notable plugins including Easy Digital Downloads. Along with his co-host Brad Touesnard, Pippin produces one of my favorite WordPress Development podcasts, Apply Filters.

One of the most popular modules used within Jetpack is Stats. This module replaces the stand-alone plugin formerly known as WordPress.com Stats. Unfortunately, the most recent update to Jetpack has temporarily broken the Stats dashboard widget. I’ve routinely seen the error message that is shown in the image above but (more…)

A Generator For the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate

The WordPress Plugin Boilerplate is a popular tool for getting started with plugin development. Many top-notch WordPress developers have contributed to the boilerplate and the 2.6.0 release of the plugin provided a major update. Using the plugin boilerplate as a starting place for plugin creation, a developer can quickly whip (more…)