Plugins

No guests this week which provided Sarah and I a oppurtunity to go in-depth on some topics such as the new password meter for WordPress 3.7. We also had a great discussion surrounding the question of whether code revisions should be added to the core or not. After the discussion, (more…)

Brad Touesnard, founder of the WordPress App Store has published a detailed post that explains the reasoning for why the app store failed.  Hind sight is 20/20 so it’s great to get this kind of perspective from Brad. We find out what went right but more importantly, what went wrong. (more…)

The following plugins have either been recently updated or have an update pending. I use all three and know a bunch of other people who use them as well. Jetpack 2.4 in combination with Photon is causing problems on certain websites where images are showing at their full size instead (more…)

Recently, two WordPress development companies announced big name hires. The first was John James Jacoby leaving Automattic to join the WordPress development agency 10UP. The second, is Scott Kingsley Clark who has been hired by WebDevStudios most widely known throughout the WordPress community as the man behind the popular Pods (more…)

Quick Overview: Developed by Syed Balkhi and Thomas Griffin, Floating Social Bar adds a floating bar with share buttons to your content without slowing down your site. My Experience: This plugin is incredibly simple to set up. For starters, these two get bonus points for adding a settings link that (more…)

WordPress Google Summer of Code student Frederick Ding has published an update on his progress working with the WXR Importer. In this update, Frederick will begin the process of updating the WordPress WXR Importer plugin. I’ve also run the unit tests that apply to the importer plugin; however, the test (more…)

Bob Dunn who is the author of BobWP.com has published an excellent interview with Samuel Wood otherwise known as Otto42. In the interview, we learn the origin of his nickname Otto. However, I think one of the most interesting points in the interview are Otto’s thoughts on plugins. If I (more…)