Plugins

Sivel also known as Matt has announced that he has changed his forum to read only status. Instead, support for all of his released plugins will be handled by the WordPress.org forums. The reason for the move stems from not enough time in the day to handle the support load (more…)

Before the September 3rd WordPress development meeting took place, Mark Jaquith added some interesting items to the meeting agenda that specifically addressed commercial plugin authors and the guidelines of the repository. Mark had conversed with Matt Mullenweg and the decision was that there was not much to talk about. Matt (more…)

About two weeks ago, I was contacted by the lead developer of the WP Auctions plugin for WordPress asking if I’d take a look at his plugin. Considering my distaste for Ebay, I decided to give this plugin a spin and write a review. Stay tuned as at the end (more…)

The first in quite possibly a series of plugins I’ll be reviewing for the WLTC competition in order to get a better handle on them when judging is the Act As Group plugin. Act as a group enables communication to happen on the backend which is useful specifically for multi-author (more…)

John Kolbert who authors a few different WordPress plugins has released an update to Absolute Privacy. The new update now allows XML-RPC protocols such as the iPhone App and also prevents subscribers from reaching any of the administration pages. Absolute Privacy provides a wealth of options for those wanting to (more…)

In episode 66, we interviewed Scott Reilly also known as Coffee2Code. Scott has developed over 50 plugins for WordPress. In this interview we discussed whether or not WordPress was a thankless community, various business models around plugins, why he contributes to open source projects and much more. It was a (more…)

Digging Into WordPress has an interesting poll online asking the question, Should the Hello Dolly plugin be included with WordPress? I won’t divulge the numbers but I can say that the majority of people who have voted for the poll say No, it should be removed. Honestly, Hello Dolly doesn’t (more…)

Things have been pretty quiet in the WordPress community surrounding the GPL and it’s actually been rather nice as I’ve been able to focus on the cool things people are doing with and for WordPress. However, Kevin Eklund of ToMuse.com is at it again with yet another article discussing Matt (more…)

This week on WordPress Weekly, I have the distinct pleasure to interview an awesome WordPress plugin developer. His name is Scott Reilly who has authored over 50 different WordPress plugins that you can browse here. It’s not too often I get the chance to interview a plugin author on the (more…)

QuickOnlineTips.com has a list of what they believe to be the best nine security plugins to use with WordPress. Some of the usual suspects have made the list such as WP Security Scan. I’m not sure if it’s good to mention this or not, but I don’t use any of (more…)

One of my all time favorite plugins, Ajax Edit Comments recently undergone a minor update. AEC now enables the ability to disable the plugin on WordPress pages. By default, this is enabled. Considering I don’t have comments turned on for any pages on WPTavern.com with the exception of the Trivia (more…)

There was an interesting post published on WPCandy.com by JD Bentley where he discussed three different ways in which WordPress could be used as a project management application. JD describes three different ways to accomplish this functionality. Using a plugin called WP-Project, using the P2 theme, or using a vanilla (more…)