TGIF friends! We’ve made it through another week of widgets, fields, posts and plugins. It’s time to unwind with another installment of The Daily Plugin. We’ve got some really shiny new plugins to look at today in addition to some recent updates. The plugins listed represent a mere sampling of (more…)

If you’re new to WordPress development and looking for a way to learn about the various filter hooks that reside within WordPress, you’ll want to bookmark and view the new Filters of The Day Website started by Drew Jaynes. The site publishes three WordPress filters a day with snippets of (more…)

File this website into your resources area. WPGear is a compilation of useful developer tools. The site is filled with links to developer centric resources such as the WP-CLI tool, synching WordPress plugins between Github and the WordPress plugin repository and much more. The unique thing about this website is (more…)

We start early in the morning every day. Like the farmer extracting fresh eggs from his trusted hens, we’re up at the crack of dawn to examine the quality of each new plugin submitted to the WordPress Plugin Repository. Some are Grade A Extra Large, some are just a cracked (more…)

WordPress Google Summer of Code student Frederick Ding has published an update on his progress working with the WXR Importer. In this update, Frederick will begin the process of updating the WordPress WXR Importer plugin. I’ve also run the unit tests that apply to the importer plugin; however, the test (more…)

Bob Dunn who is the author of BobWP.com has published an excellent interview with Samuel Wood otherwise known as Otto42. In the interview, we learn the origin of his nickname Otto. However, I think one of the most interesting points in the interview are Otto’s thoughts on plugins. If I (more…)

Happy Tuesday everyone! It’s time to dip into the pickle jar and pull out a fresh and crispy peck of plugins from the WordPress Plugin repository. As a reminder for those who are new to The Daily Plugin, we are merely mentioning these plugins as an introductory sampling of the (more…)

LeanDomainSearch managed by Matt Mazur has announced that they have been acqui-hired by Automattic. According to the announcement, Matt will now be working for Automattic full-time to provide a better experience to discover and buy domains on WordPress.com. What does this mean for Lean Domain Search? Not only will it continue (more…)

Joe Flyan from WPKube has an excellent article online that talks about how to work with multiple authors in WordPress. The guide covers user roles and suggests numerous plugins to make it easier to collaborate. With the recent addition of Marcus Couch to this website, it’s the first time in (more…)