As an aid to plugin developers, we will be frequently posting code snippets or tutorials about best practices. Today we will be dealing with the simplest and most essential part of a WordPress plugin, the comments found in the plugin’s main PHP file, aka the header.
At WPMayor we have recently introduced guest bloggers to our website, in order to continue bringing the best WordPress tips to our readers. When creating such a multi-author blog, a nice touch is that of adding a bio box at the end of a guest post. Basically this is a box containing a photo of the guest blogger and some details about him. Let’s explore how this can be done via plugins and also via manual coding.
We’ve made it easier for you folks to follow new developments on WPMayor. By installing today’s WPMayor Dashboard Feed you will have access to the latest feed from WPMayor direct from your WordPress dashboard.
If you want to implement a Question and Answer site, similar to the uber popular Stackexchange or Yahoo Answers, you have a variety of WordPress-based solutions you can try out. Let’s see what these options are.
I recently came across a very nifty piece of code (credits to jdenham) for setting the upload directory for a custom post type.
Today we team up with Dean Wormald from ‘You Make the Website’, a very interesting character who talks to us about working with WordPress, travelling and freelancing. He also gives us an insight into his plans for this year, including the launch of some very interesting tools for freelancers.
Let’s get straight to the point, MailPress is the best free Email Marketing and Email List Manager tool for WordPress. It lets you collect emails and send newsletters when you want, helping you keep close contact with your readers. Read more about this plugin…
Since our post about WordPress Multilanguage plugins is one of the most popular on the site, I think many of you will be interested in what WPML plan to give us in 2012. Here’s an excerpt from an email sent out earlier this week by Amir Helzer, the CEO of WPML.
Front-end editing is really useful when you need to touch up some blog posts, especially at editing stage. The only plugin for WordPress which really nails this functionality 100% right is Scribu’s Front-end Editing plugin.
If you access this site using a smartphone, you will have noticed that we are currently experimenting with having a separate mobile version of the site. As mobile usage continues to rise steadily, the demand for separate mobile versions of WordPress sites is growing too. We are having more and more clients ask us if we can create a mobile version of their existing site. Let’s take a look at some of the best mobile plugins for WordPress…