Any time that there is a new plugin release, there are bound to be a few bugs. Overall, in the 2.6 release, so far the reported bugs have been relatively small.
In WP-Members 2.6, some changes were made to the way that the plugin references itself for the WP admin menu structure. There were two small places that a necessary change was omitted.
Well, WP-Members version 2.6 has been released into production. While it should update well, users upgrading from previous versions are advised to test it first in a non-production environment. Here is a list of some of the major updates:
As a plugin developer, one of the most time-consuming aspects of development is putting together admin panels. With the effort that goes into this end of the development, you want your admin panels to look slick and professional – you want them to integrate seamlessly and look like they belong to WordPress.
My first guest blog post over at WordPress Code Snippets is a code snippet to add the Google Books viewer into your posts using an easy shortcode. Go check it out. While you’re there, be sure to check out the rest of the site for other useful snippets! [ Read my site review of WordPress […]
WP Engineer is a great site for WordPress developers and power users loaded with tips and tricks for WordPress. It is the brainchild of three self-proclaimed “WordPress Junkies,” Alexander Frison, Frank Bültge, and Michael Preuss, each a WordPress developer in his own right.
WP-Members is designed to work out-of-the-box, yet be extensible and customizable. The layout of the forms and dialog messages are a good example, with the ability to easily define a custom stylesheet in the plugin options.
Here is a nice video tutorial on how to install and set up WP-Members. This was done by SiteSparker, who offers WordPress training, design, and hosting. I’m glad they have listed WP-Members in their Plugin Favorites.
A great many WordPress users (yours truly included) spend a lot of time hunting down themes looking for that “perfect” theme to fit their new site. They scour through loads of free themes and theme clubs looking for that one that is just right. Once they’ve found something they like, then they spend a great […]
I have been working on a number of updates from the master project list to include in the upcoming WP-Members 2.6 version upgrade release. Here are the main new features you can expect.