Jeff Chandler

Comment Approved Plugin Featured Image

Since enabling comment moderation on the Tavern, I’ve discovered that WordPress does not notify commenters when their comments are approved. On the Tavern, I’m using the Comment Approved plugin by Niels van Renselaar. It allows me to create a custom notification message that is sent when a comment is approved. (more…)

Chrome Bug Featured Image

Within the last five weeks, several people have reported an issue in Chrome that breaks the WordPress admin menu. If you hover the mouse cursor over menu items in the sidebar, they’ll occasionally fall out-of-place. Using Chrome 45.0.2454.85, I’m able to inconsistently reproduce the behaviour reported in the ticket. Through (more…)

New User Registered Dashboard Widget

If you run a WordPress site with user registration enabled and want to see recently registered accounts from the dashboard, check out the New User Dashboard Widget plugin by Swadeshswain. After installing and activating the plugin, a new registered user widget appears on the dashboard. The widget tells you a (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In this week’s episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week including, Envato’s new item support policy, Twenty Sixteen available on GitHub, and BuddyPress 2.3.3. We also discuss Stream 3 which returns to hosting activity logs on the local server. We end the show (more…)

The WP Tavern Comment Moderation Policy

Those of you who regularly comment on the Tavern may have noticed that your comments don’t show up immediately after submitting them. That’s because about four weeks ago, for the first time in the Tavern’s history, comment moderation for all comments was enabled. I enabled moderation to address concerns raised (more…)