Word-based passwords are not a new thing, but they have not readily been available for WordPress. Over the course of time supporting my WP-Members membership plugin, I have gotten a lot of requests for simplifying the password process, so I’ve worked to develop a new plugin to create word-based passwords for WordPress called WordPass. [Read more…]
Here are some posts that I have done on the site to help you manage WordPress better. [Read more…]
I have several other posts on how to improve the reliability of email sent via wp_mail and how to troubleshoot your WordPress email settings, most of which has focused on the sending end. A common followup problem is email sent from your WordPress site ending up in the user’s spam folder. What can you do to your WordPress email settings to make your sent message less likely to be flagged as spam by the receiver?
The answer is that your WordPress email settings matter. [Read more…]
One of the greatest things about WordPress that has made it so popular is the incredible API the application has providing an easy way to customize and extend the application. Unfortunately, this can also be one of it’s greatest drawbacks as well. If you want to be successful as a WordPress plugin developer, you need to familiarize yourself with the WordPress API. [Read more…]
It was only two short weeks ago that 2.9.0 was released. As some of you know, I live in fear of updates. Even though I test and evaluate before a release, there is always something that pops up after the fact. With a significant rebuild of the form building functions in 2.9.0, I was definitely concerned about how the update process would be this time.
The release of 2.9.0 went quite well. However, there was one bug that did slip in. It doesn’t affect every user, but it may affect a larger number of users that past minor issues. The bug is the display of the TOS link which is not properly parsed resulting in the display of the TOS content as the link in the <a href=””> tag.
If that turns out to be the only bug in 2.9.0, I’ll be quite satisfied. But the nature of this issue does move me to release an update with a patch right away. That is what pushed 2.9.1 to production so quickly. A number of other small improvements that were not part of 2.9.0 and a new localization template are included in this update.
For a list of what is included in the 2.9.1 update, here is the official release announcement.