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Over the years, GoDaddy has become a company people love to hate. Whether it’s poor server performance or the actions of former CEO, Bob Parsons, the company has garnered a negative reputation. Within the last two years however, GoDaddy has implemented several changes to turn the company around. In this (more…)

Papi Project Adds a Page Type API to WordPress

The Pages feature, although generated dynamically in WordPress, was designed for use with static, evergreen content. Pages have always been somewhat simpler than posts, which received a major boost to flexibility when custom post types came on the scene in version 3.0. Fredrik Forsmo, a systems developer in Stockholm, Sweden, (more…)

Edit BuddyPress Activity Posts on the Front End

Earlier this week, the folks at BuddyBoss released BuddyPress Global Search, a new plugin that allows users to search through every BuddyPress component. The company’s founder, Michael Eisenwasser, was inspired to give back to the project by creating a string of free plugins that benefit the whole community. BuddyPress Edit (more…)

Featured Plugin Development Looks Dead

Released in late 2013, WordPress 3.8 was packed with new features including, a new theme browser experience, widgets area chooser, and a redesign of the backend. It’s also the first release to include a feature using a new formal development process called features-as-plugins first. The backend redesign started off as a (more…)

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VersionPress, the plugin that allows you to revert changes to a site without having to restore a backup, is being released to early backers. Near the middle of 2014, VersionPress creators Borek Bernard and Jan Voráček created a crowdfunding campaign asking for $30K. The campaign started off on a rocky (more…)

Is 2015 The Year of WordPress Admin Themes?

The CPO and partner of Human Made, Noel Tock, published his WordPress predictions for 2015. His predictions include, custom dashboards, front-end editing, internationalization, and more. This could be the year of admin themes, but I think it largely depends on whether the WP API is merged into core. Tock predicts (more…)

Better Notifications Plugin for WordPress Now Out of Beta

The beta version of the Better Notifications for WordPress plugin was released last year, and it lay dormant for many months while its original collaborators searched for a new developer. The plugin was created to allow you to send customizable HTML emails to users based on different actions in WordPress. (more…)