Monthly Archives: July 2008

New WordPress Plugin: Log Deprecated Calls

New plugin for Y’all. This one is of particular interest to plugin authors and theme designers (and… nobody else). Activate it, and any time WordPress calls a function or file that has been deprecated, a message will be sent to … Continue reading

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Use Classes in your WordPress plugins to increase code portability and reduce name conflicts

One of the most powerful features of WordPress is the huge community of developers making plugins that extend the software far beyond what the core application provides. It also allows people to add just what they want to use, rather … Continue reading

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How to write a solid and stable WordPress plugin

Mark Jaquith has put up a nice article on “How to write a solid and stable WordPress plugin“. It’s more of a rough overview than a detail piece, but he promises more details down the line in separate articles. This … Continue reading

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Comment Spotlight plugin v 1.1 for WordPress

I’ve updated the Comment Spotlight plugin for WordPress. Changes in 1.1 include: Fully WP 2.6 compatible Lots of code cleanup Fixed spotlight image so it’s NOT inside the first paragraph Spotlighted comments add “clear: both” div to end so spot … Continue reading

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JavaScript Pull-Quotes 2.1.2

Version 2.1.2 of my JavaScript Pull-Quotes plugin for WordPress is up. The biggest change from the user end is that localizations (i.e. translations) now work. (The had worked previously, but broke somewhere along the way.) It includes French and Italian … Continue reading

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JavaScript Pull-Quotes 2.1.1 for WordPress

A new version 2.1.1 is up. Among the changes: Increased efficiency of version checking Fixed a small bug with the admin footer Significant cleanup of Style selection code Moved Default style to resources folder so it can’t be misplaced Significant … Continue reading

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On Attribution and Plugin Priorities in WordPress

A few weeks ago I wrote instructions on putting a plugin attribution in the footer of your plugin’s Admin/Settings screen. It’s a good technique, and I’ve already seen a few plugins using it. I’ve noticed somewhat of an issue recently. … Continue reading

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Javascript Pull-Quotes 2.1

I’ve just put up a new version of the JavaScript Pull-Quotes plugin. Along with various bits of polishing up the code, 2.1 is fully compatible with WordPress 2.6. (Specifically, it won’t choke if you move your wp-content folder.) Go get … Continue reading

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