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More than a mere WordPress plugin — Automatic Timezone

Otto has released his Automatic Timezone Plugin as part of the current WordPress plugin competition. In addition to being a handy plugin, it comes with a significant bonus for plugin authors. In addition to its basic function, the code is … Continue reading

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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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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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Virtual Multiblog 2.4

Okay, folks. A user pointed out a recent bug that can prevent the VUSER from being determined correctly. It probably accounts for the vast majority of the “This isn’t working” reports we’ve been getting around here lately. Sorry about that. … Continue reading

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Consolidate Options with Arrays in your WordPress Plugins

If you’ve ever written a plugin for WordPress you’ve probably dealt with giving the end user options. Unless you’ve taken the low road and forced the user to directly edit the plugin file, “options” means a Settings screen in the … Continue reading

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