WP Tweets PRO Updated – Upgrade now!

The new version of my PRO extension for WP to Twitter is now available. The update fixes a variety of minor bugs, creates some clarifying error messages – but most importantly adds some great new features. In version 1.3.0, you can now: Schedule a Custom Tweet Schedule a Tweet for any time and associate it with any post you’ve published. Simple and straightforward: you can either send it as straight text — what you wrote, and nothing but what you […]

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WordPress Tips: Add a custom call to action by shortcode

When building WordPress sites, I’ve often been in need of adding a call to action with a striking appearance into the site. Working by myself, that’s really no problem – but when it needs to be added into client-created posts and Pages, it can get to be a hassle — and cause long-term problems. It’s not really effective or efficient to teach all the intricacies of HTML to every client. If you’ve created a cool CTA format which requires specific […]

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My Calendar 2.0 released!

Download My Calendar Buy My Calendar: Submissions It’s difficult to decide exactly when to increment a major version number. In truth, My Calendar 2.0 is not much more different from 1.11.x than 1.11.x was from 1.10.x; but the difference between version 1.0 and 2.0 is truly striking. In fact, there may not be more than a few dozen lines of code in common between the two versions. The main purpose behind the rewriting involved in My Calendar 2.0 was about […]

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WP to Twitter and the recent Twitter API change announcements

Twitter is currently in the much-lambasted and disruptive process of making big changes to their API. As the author of a WordPress plug-in which only exists with any value due to its ability to use the Twitter API, I have to be pretty attentive to these kinds of changes. The API changes probably won’t have any significant impact on WP to Twitter or on most users of WP to Twitter. Technically, I’ve needed to change the name of the application […]

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Translating (my) WordPress Plug-ins

Start your translation Get an account Getting plug-ins localized can be a big challenge. Depending on a single very dedicated person to translate hundreds of out-of-context strings (and to update them when the next version comes available) is far from reasonable. As a result, the translations available for my plug-ins have tended towards the sketchily inaccurate. Not because the translations are bad (although, to be honest, I don’t really know that), but because many, many strings are missing from the […]

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