Plugins

Although I’ve thought about this issue endlessly, including most of the issues raised here, there are some things brought up in the comments that I haven’t thought about before. More importantly, you could be right. That’s why we’re doing this whole thing as an experiment; not the Large Hadron Collider (more…)

Scott Reilly, also known as Coffee2Code has been busy as of late churning out plugin updates. This guy some how continues to find a way to maintain about 60 plugins. Some are simple while others provide awesome functionality. To hear more insight in to how Scott does it, check out (more…)

News is spreading around the community that the plugins created by MaxBlogPress have been removed from the plugin repository. Apparently, his plugins contained a forced opt-in mechanism that is, once you installed the plugin, you had to provide a name and email address in order to activate the plugin. Based (more…)

I’ve been a fan of Ajax Edit Comments ever since its creation. Ajax Edit Comments enables anonymous users to easily edit their own comments in a Digg like interface using Ajax. Since its creation, Ronald Huereca and Ajay D’ Souza have done a fantastic job continuously improving the plugin. For (more…)

For the past year or so, we’ve all been hearing this term ‘canonical plugin‘ at numerous WordCamps and in interviews Matt has conducted. I’ve struggled with understanding what this term means in relation to the WordPress ecosystem and how plugins are developed but after months of hearing Matt talk about (more…)

It’s been awhile since I’ve published a list of interesting threads in the forum but before I break that streak, let me share some statistics. Threads: 1,065, Posts: 9,773, Members: 505, Active Members: 150 Most users ever online was 103, 10-12-2009 at 03:32 PM. The forum launched at the end (more…)

Now that the WordPress plugin competition for 2009 is complete, Ozh has published his reviews of each plugin that was entered into the competition. Some of his reviews mention particular security issues that were discovered along with some shoddy coding. Once I read his reviews, it occurred to me that (more…)

The long wait is over as WeblogToolsCollection.com has finally announced the winner of this years plugin competition. Honestly, I had no idea this would be the plugin that claimed victory but it’s Section Widget by Godfrey Chan. Godfrey’s plugin provides a way to display section specific content on your WordPress (more…)

Last night, Matt Martz who is also known as Sivel in the WordPress IRC Channel and on Twitter announced that he was going to stop development and support on several of his WordPress plugins. Out of curiosity, I decided to check in with Matt to figure out what was going (more…)

GravityForms version 1.1 has been released to the public. This new version includes two new post specific fields. One for categories where users can select which category to place the post in and post images which enable users to upload images that go along with their post. Two really cool (more…)