Beautiful Taxonomy Filters for WordPress Custom Post Types

Beautiful Taxonomy Filters is a new plugin that adds filtering to your custom post type archives, based on taxonomy (terms/categories/tags). It allows visitors to filter CPTs by multiple terms on the frontend. The plugin automatically adds rewrite rules to create pretty filter URLs, without the use of JavaScript. Beautiful Taxonomy (more…)

Persistent Object Caching

This post was contributed by Ryan Hellyer. He is from New Zealand, lives in Germany, and works as a full-time WordPress geek for Forsite Media in the Netherlands. He spends his time building WordPress plugins and getting up to mischief in his adopted home of Berlin. I have an issue (more…)

WordPress.com Adds Emoji Support, Coming Soon to Jetpack

Twitter announced today that it has open sourced Twemoji, a set of 872 emoji characters. This means that emoji characters tweeted from phones will now be visible on the web and will look the same across all platforms. Twitter also partnered with Automattic to bring emoji to WordPress.com, and users (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In this week’s edition of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I get you caught up with the news you need to know. We discuss the changes in Jetpack 3.2, WordSesh 3, and a recent security vulnerability in WP eCommerce. We also discuss whether or not WordPress is a verb. Stories (more…)

10up Open Sources Its Engineering Best Practices

Taylor Lovett, director of Web Engineering at 10up, announced today that the company is open sourcing its engineering best practices. 10up has historically been a leader in contributing to open platforms, most notably being one of the first development agencies to sponsor an employee to work full-time on WordPress core. (more…)

Bulk Deactivate: A New WordPress Plugin Debugging Tool

Entry level WordPress debugging often involves the tedious task of turning plugins on and off to track down the culprit that is breaking something on your site. When seeking help in support forums, users are often instructed to deactivate all of their plugins and activate one of the default themes. (more…)