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It's been a while since I've ever updated my external links plugin, not because it is not an interesting plugin, but rather because of other important plugins that I need to take care of. Anyway, with this formal release of BWP External Links (1.1.0) you will enjoy two new features, a Danish translation, as well as other bug fixes and improvements!... more
My 7th plugin, Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps (or BWP GXS for short), has been released! This is the first WordPress XML Sitemap plugin that comes with comprehensive support for Sitemapindex and Multi-site. It is no ordinary plugin, you can simply use it, or build custom things on it with unrivaled flexibility!... more
On WordPress.org's Support Forum, there are many questions asked regarding the same topic: How should we modify WordPress's main query to have a fancier output, namely latest posts from each category or latest posts from each post type?
WordPress unfortunately does not provide any built-in function to handle these kinds of tasks, and it can be quite inefficient if we query for posts multiple times on one page, especially if you have a... more
If you are a developer (regardless of what you develop), you know that testing your product out is one of the most important steps in the development process. Apart from running functionality tests you might also need to run scalability as well as compatibility tests and that's where dummy data come in.
For WordPress you will most of the time need dummy data for posts, users or categories, things that take times to... more
Tag cloud, one of the most popular things in the blogging industry, is taken care of quite well in WordPress. What we got is a function that generates a customizable tag cloud with some configurable parameters such as font size, font unit, sorting order, etc. This function also provides some hooks for us end-users to modify the output to suit our needs.
In this article I would like to show you how to... more
Having polls in your posts or your sidebars might attract your visitors' interest in one way or another. The question is what poll systems you can use and how you should use them. There are some WordPress plugins out there that do their jobs just fine, but if you want a more comprehensive solution, Polldaddy will be your perfect poll system.
Adding Polldaddy.com's polls to your blog is rather easy, but all the... more
If you have been looking for a related post plugin, you might be overwhelmed by the number of related post plugins available at the moment. Some of them are outdated, some are identical, some are efficient, and some are not. The goal of this post is to help you choose the most suitable one for your website. I will try my best to give all the pros and cons of each plugin... more
WordPress's Visual Editor, or any WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get) editor, is often known for their bad output and the auto-cleaning up problem. If you ask another WordPress user, he or she will most of the time tell you how they hate the Visual Editor and turn it off immediately after installation.
I actually use the Visual Editor a lot, it has 'Visual' in the name for a purpose and... more