Plugins

Hello everyone and welcome to another installment of The Daily Plugin where we examine the newest and most recently upgraded plugins from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Remember to always test new plugins on a staging or development site first so that you do not risk data loss, conflicts with other (more…)

I hope that everyone in the U.S. enjoyed the long Independence Day weekend. Here in Southern California we like to have fun and this past weekend was no exception. Fun for me though, is taking some quality time to hit the WordPress Plugin Repository and check out the newest plugins (more…)

Judging by the stats, folks just can’t seem to get their fix of plugin information. If you are one of those people, consider subscribing and listening to the WordPress Plugins From A to Z podcast. Hosted by John Overall and Marcus Couch, the show records every week to discuss the (more…)

Just like making a run for the border for “bootleg fireworks” (YouTube it), we’re hauling a trunk full of potentially explosive WordPress Plugins that could either make you go “ooh and ahh”, or instead just blow up in your face. Make sure you test any new plugins on a staging (more…)

The hills are alive with the sounds of plugins. Well, at least on the hill I live on. Welcome to another installment of what we like to call The Daily Plugin, where we plug you into the newest and most interesting plugins found in the WordPress Plugin Repository. Like we (more…)

Checkmarx, a company founded in 2006 that specializes in automated security code reviews has published a security vulnerability report on the top 50 plugins on the WordPress plugin repository. In the report published on June 18th, 2013 Checkmarx concluded that more than 20% of the 50 most popular WordPress plugins (more…)

Hope you had an enjoyable weekend. It’s time to start your week with another fresh batch of plugins from the WordPress Plugins Repository. As we venture into the details of each plugin, bear in mind that none of this text represents endorsements or official ratings. This is merely a sampling (more…)

Today is another high volume day for plugin submissions in the repository. It’s encouraging to see the growth of the submission flow over the course of several years. Not only do we see a big variety of new plugins in both the subject matter and functionality, but there are much (more…)

It’s time once again to put on your digital apron and join me in the heat of the WordPress Repository kitchen to see what new plugins have just finished baking. There are plenty of tasty bits of plugin technology awaiting us today, but before we bite into today’s menu let’s (more…)

For anyone that was using trunk which is the bleeding edge version of WordPress during 3.6 development you may have used a couple of new media fields that were added to the new Post Formats UI.  Those fields along with the Post Formats UI were yanked from core. If you’d (more…)

Once again we scoop our hands into the repository in hopes of pulling out a few pearls. Today we have some very interesting new plugins that are worth checking out. As always, install these on a test site first before going live. These do not represent endorsements or ratings, but (more…)