Content Protection Featured Image

Mika Epstein, who helps oversee the WordPress plugin directory, has published a simple request to stop using copy protection. Epstein explains how copy protection degrades the user experience, makes it difficult to provide tech support, and perhaps most importantly, how they don’t work. She suggests that photographers use a watermark (more…)

WPGlobus Plugin Adds a Language Switcher to WordPress

Last week WPGlobus 1.0 beta was released on WordPress.org. The plugin offers an interesting new attempt at providing multi-language support for WordPress sites. WPGlobus allows you to configure a set of available languages and adds a dropdown language switcher to the frontend via a custom menu. The development team behind (more…)

Sticky Posts Poll Featured Image

Sticky posts, introduced in WordPress 2.7, gives authors the ability to stick or feature posts to the front page. You’ll find the option in the publish meta box under the visibility section. I’ve rarely found a use for sticky posts on my personal site and WP Tavern. However, I realize (more…)

GravityView is Now Public on GitHub

Six months ago, Zack Katz and Luis Godinho launched GravityView, an app based on the popular Gravity Forms plugin. It uses the Gravity Forms API to display unique views of form data and entries on the frontend of WordPress. The main GravityView plugin is now public on GitHub for anyone (more…)

BuddyPress Breaks One-Day Download Record with 2.2.1 Release

The 2015 BuddyPress Survey is out on the heels of the 2.2.1 maintenance release. Yesterday, the plugin broke its one-day download record with more than 10,000 downloads in 24 hours. The #BuddyPress 2.2.1 release (just) set our record one-day download record of ~10,107. — Paul Gibbs (@pgibbs) February 19, 2015 (more…)

WordCamp San Francisco 2014 By Sheri Bigelow

WordPress 4.1.1 is available and fixes 21 bugs. According to Andrew Nacin who published the announcement, 4.1 was a smooth-sailing release and has been downloaded over 14 million times within the last two months. One of the bugs fixed is an issue where a tag and a category with the (more…)