Category: WordPress

WP to Twitter is now XPoster

August 15, 2023

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Topics: Blogging, WordPress.

WP to Twitter is now XPoster Crossposted to WP to Twitter and WP Tweets Pro are things of the past, along with their namesake, Twitter. But the site formerly known as Twitter still survives, and is gradually rebranding itself as And so here we go. Although I didn’t intend to go this direction, the pressures of the marketplace have changed my mind: WP to Twitter is now XPoster, and WP Tweets Pro is now XPoster Pro. But this […]

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Accessibility and Artificial Intelligence

June 6, 2023

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Topics: Accessibility, WordPress.

The application of machine learning to accessibility is not new, but as AI explodes in popularity, it’s certainly getting more attention. Auto-craptions are an application of machine learning, and the choice of term I made suggests something about what accessibility practioners generally think of AI in accessibility. But that’s not the whole picture. The problems I see with AI and accessibility are only when it’s used directly on the end product. This is the same as the problems with AI […]

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A day of closures

May 28, 2023

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Topics: Accessibility, WordPress.

I released two plugin updates that were a bit painful. The first is for WP to Twitter – and has been coming for quite a while. In this release, I removed support forms and all of the promotional materials for WP Tweets Pro, which I’m no longer selling. I think that the reasons for discontinuing WP Tweets Pro are pretty well known at this point; but suffice to say I don’t trust Twitter enough to continue to develop for their […]

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WP to Twitter, WP Tweets Pro, and Twitter’s new API policies

February 3, 2023


Topics: Plugins, WordPress.

As you may have already heard, Twitter has announced that they will cease support for free access to the Twitter API (Application Programming Interface). The sole information published about this to this point is a short Twitter thread; if you’ve read that, you know about as much as I do about what’s going to happen. Anything else is probably rumors. There are existing published costs for access to the Twitter Search API, but those are very separate from the rest […]

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My Calendar Pro: Ready for testing

January 29, 2023

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Topics: Plugins, WordPress.

My Calendar Pro version 3.0 is now in beta, and in testing. It’s been in the works now for six months. Originally, this was intended as version 2.3; I was expecting to add a couple of features, and then get moving towards the next release. But in developing some of the key new features, I realized that I needed to do some significant rebuilding. The changes are now at a point where I need to consider this a major release, […]

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