Category Archives: GUI Goodness

Virtual Multiblog helper app

Hackadelic has released a (beta) WordPress plugin designed to automate using Virtual Multiblog. This is still in development, but the initial test I did looks promising. Basically the plugin creates an interface in the WP admin for creating new virtual … 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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Winna Winna Winna!

Look, Ma, I won somethin’! Hmmm… “1 Theme of Choice from Blogalized.com“. Not too bad. I’ve been thinking about maybe sprucing the place up a bit….

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WordPress plugin attribution footer — update

In a recent post I showed how to put an attribution in the footer of your plugin’s admin screen. In the example I gave, I used a format of: MyWidget plugin | Version 1.0 I have seen a few plugins … Continue reading

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Paged Comments for WordPress “Sandbox” Theme

The page for my Virtual Multiblog system has grown to contain over 200 comments, which, while gratifying, makes for a long load time and a lot of scrolling. Yesterday, I noticed on Ozh’s web site that he has paged comments, … Continue reading

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Anti-Spam “Quiz” beta test

In the last couple weeks I have been working on a significant update to Andy Skelton’s Quiz plugin for WordPress. Andy gave me some feedback, which led to further fixes, and I think it’s working pretty well. As of this … Continue reading

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Give your WordPress plugin credit without cluttering the GUI

In a previous post I discussed the idea of locating your plugin’s Settings screen where it made sense within the Admin menus — giving an example of my own pull-quotes plugin’s Settings going under the Design menu. I briefly touched … Continue reading

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Use Action Links to direct users straight to your WordPress plugin’s admin page

I’ve recently come across repeated discussions (especially on the wp-hackers mailing list) debating where plugin authors should place their custom admin pages. I discussed that question directly in my previous post, and basically stated that the plugin’s admin page can … Continue reading

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