Plugins

In the Tavern forum, I recently started a discussion thread around the topic of paid support models. The question I had on my mind was this, if you’re selling support packages for your themes, where does one draw the line in terms of giving away the whole thing or keeping (more…)

In this special Saturday edition of WordPress Weekly, David and I had the chance to interview Joost De Valk of Yoast.com. During the interview, we discussed plugin development, WordPress SEO, why Joost has not created his own SEO plugin, his thoughts on some of the WordPress Google Summer Of Code (more…)

Addicott web which is a web design company has published a list of six must have plugins for WordPress. Among the list is Easy Contact, Thank Me Later and WP-UnitPNGFix. Do you use any of the plugins they suggested?

I saw this pass by on the WP Hackers Mailing list without much fanfare but I think it will help at least a few of you plugin developers out there. Sudar Muthu has created an online WordPress plugin readme file generator. The generator provides all of the necessary fields you (more…)

Vladimir Prelovac who has been seen all over this site recently has published a pretty cool guide of 10 tips for WordPress plugin developers on Mashable.com The tips range from how to get an idea for a plugin to, using the WordPress plugin directory. Vladimir wrote an entire book dedicated (more…)

Community member Brad Williams has put the call out via the Tavern Forum that he looking for beta testers for his brand new WordPress plugin which is a phpBB bridge. The plugin will do as follows: Once activated/configured the plugin will bridge together WordPress accounts with phpBB accounts. This allows (more…)

Kaspar’s has announced that he has released a new version of his cool Widget Context plugin which fixes the problem of widget settings not being saved the first time around. The plugin also has added a new feature which enables you to show or hide a widget if the blog (more…)

Andrew Rickmann over on his WP Fun WordPress centric site divvied up an interesting question today and that is, what would it take for you to use a plugin that replaced a core feature of WordPress? My answer to this question is yes. An example I can think of off (more…)

Tom Slayer who is the author of the Custom Widgets plugin that I wrote a review about on Performancing.com back in November 2008, sent me a note that he has released version 2.0 of the plugin. One of the things that worried me about the plugin is its interface for (more…)

IntenseDebate, the third party commenting service which Automattic acquired back on September 23rd, 2008 has announced that they will have their own plugin repository. IntenseDebate has had some harsh criticism as of late for seemingly not obeying the wishes of quite a few users who have requested that IntenseDebate implement (more…)

Vladimir Prelovac who I consider to be a WordPress Rockstar in his own right has is very own book called WordPress Plug-In Development. Beginner’s guide. Vladimir is not only a plugin developer but also a good theme developer as well if you take Blue Grace or Amazing Grace as examples. (more…)