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.
In my experience as a WordPress developer and consultant, I have run across many users of WordPress who fall victim to some very bad habits. When consulting client about WordPress site management, I’ve seen a lot, and I’ve fixed a lot. Here are some of the most common bad habits that I’ve come across when […]
WordPress continues to grow in market share. At present, it powers over 20% of all web sites. When you consider sites that are using content management systems, WP’s market share is 58.5%, with the next closest being Joomla at 9.5%. There is no question that WordPress has momentum to grow some more and I’ve staked […]
With the launch of Genesis 2.0, I have been getting my hands dirty with the Genesis Framework. I’ve always liked the framework, and I’ve owned it for quite some time; but I never really got in there and made full use of it. After giving butlerblog.com a makeover with Genesis 2.0, I moved on to […]
If you are a WordPress developer of either themes or plugins, or you are running/building a membership site with something like WP-Members, then you may find yourself logging in and out of your test site a lot. In building WP-Members, I find myself doing this constantly to test the plugin with different user accounts. The […]
In this example, I will show you how to display a different menu for users based on their login status for the WordPress TwentyTen theme. This process can be adapted to any theme (and using the same principles, could be adapted to use anywhere on your WP site).
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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 […]