In watching Randy Hoyt speak at 2013 WordCamp Miami he talked about how to use HTTP API, which is perfect for my zacgordon.com site, where I am want to pull in data from all my different sites.
I saw the other day a link to a plugin called MP6 from some of the Automattic folks. It's funny what they say about the plugin. "This plugin is a secret; don't tell anybody about it." It's always cool to see the WP team evolving the admin area UI. It's even better when there's some … Continue reading MP6 WordPress UI Plugin Overhauls the WP Admin Area
I've been a fan of WooCommerce for a while now and am excited that they went with a new version release as opposed to rolling out 1.7. Here are my favorite aspects of the new version: Improved product data panel Easier to edit email templates More robust tax options Realtime validation in checkout process Order … Continue reading WooThemes Rolls Out WooCommerce 2.0
You're probably already familiar with the ability in WordPress to create custom login pages like this: However with the Theme My Login plugin you're able to take this customization to a whole new level and include the login forms easily on actual pages using shortcodes and as widgets anywhere in a widgetable area on your site. … Continue reading Get Even More Customized WordPress Login Page with the Theme My Login Plugin
My last blog with regular weekly posts, interactb.in, ran on Tumblr, which has a great Twitter integration where you could post custom tweets to send out when a post was published. In looking for similar functionality I settled on the premium plugin, WordTwit Pro from BraveNewCode. What this plugin had that a lot of other … Continue reading Loving the WordTwit Pro Plugin for Sending Auto-Tweets
In the past when scheduling blog posts, I would often have to go through a cumbersome process to figure out the date of the last article I wrote and schedule this one after it. That was in Tumblr. When I started this blog off in WordPress, I wanted to have an easy Calendar view for … Continue reading Digging the Editorial Calendar WordPress Plugin