In my experience as a WordPress plugin developer, I have run across many users of WordPress who fall victim to some very bad habits. When consulting clients who are running WordPress, 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. I’ll tell […]
This is a continuation of the thoughts presented in the article “Testing the wp_mail Function.” That article focused on how to actually test the wp_mail function to be sure that the function itself is working. This is a good place to start if you are troubleshooting because if the function itself is not working, you […]
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 […]
Digging Into WordPress (DigWP.com) is a great site and resource for WordPress powerusers, theme developers, and plugin developers. This is a blog by Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr that focuses on the finer points of fine tuning your use of WordPress with excellent (and well documented) tips and code snippets. Both Chris and Jeff are […]
Recently, I’ve received a number of comments and questions regarding the WP admin bar, so I thought it would be best to create a post that will give you some guidance as to how to turn this off for your subscribers.
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.
Are you a WordPress admin, developer, designer, or otherwise creating WordPress sites? Do you struggle with finding good examples of the power of hooks and filters in customizing your WordPress installation? Then you need to bookmark WordPress Code Snippets at wpsnipp.com.