Archive for the "WordPress" Tag

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Posted On: 2012 / 12 / 19

I wrote a simple WordPress plugin to address a simple problem: every 2 weeks, on every computer I'm working on, I have to login again to my blogs and, oh the annoyance, click the "Remember Me" checkbox because by blogs can't remember to remember me. Longer auth cookie expiration (one year instead of 2 weeks) […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2011 / 03 / 22

Look at what the mailman finally brought me today: OMG. I'm all excited. Writing stuff is great, submitting Word documents for proofreading is great, reviewing PDF chapters is great, downloading the whole ebook is great but, man, holding the hefty nifty paperback, feeling its weight, substance and existence… Wow :)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2011 / 01 / 14

A few days ago, the fine folks from DigWP have published a .htaccess trick to enable logging in from instead of Their trick is perfectly valid, yet improvable: it requires editing of the .htaccess, a file you don't want noobs to mess with. So my thoughts were: "OK, that's nice and everything, but […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 12 / 03

Earlier today, Dougal tweeted about DRUPLEH, a satirical news site about Drupal. If you haven't caught his tweet, my retweet or any other mention about this, go check it now. It's brilliant, it's fun, it's awesome, it's entertaining. We *need* to have such a thing for WordPress. We so need, that we must haz: Project […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 10 / 19

Obligatory geekness and proselytism: "Ask me about WordPress" I just got it in the mail today so I instantly dropped all current affairs to take the picture :) Love this t-shirt? Get yours now on WordPress Shirts where you can vote for the next design they'll print (my favorite one is Powered by WP by […][...] → Read more

From my experience, here is how time is spent when writing a book about WordPress plugins: Seriously, the brainstorm part is ridiculously important. Writing standalone snippets only is neat sometimes, but on the long run it might leave the reader with the impression they won't be able to glue the various parts into a functional […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 10 / 04

It will be a matter of personal preference or a matter of clients asking for it, but I bet this one is going to be a frequent question in the next months: "How do I remove the Admin Bar?". This will probably slightly change as this component is heavily under works, but as of now […][...] → Read more

(Note that for some reason our system calculated that our Technical Editor @nacin knows more than the 100% you can actually know about WordPress, which made the system crash, guess who's to blame) No, seriously: I'm learning a TON of stuff, even on subjects I thought I was proficient in. Stating the obvious: read the […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 09 / 23

I've just set up where hopefully I will, guess what, post about YOURLS development. I think the major stuff will be cross posted here too, at least for now, and I'll blog there about all the misc and fun stuff I never write about (like plugins! owwww plugins!) On a WordPress related side note, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2010 / 09 / 21

I've tried various plugins to backup my tweets into WordPress but none did really the job (actually most were doing much more stuff I didn't need, and most didn't keep track of the "in reply to" bits I wanted to have), so I made my own, which has powered my tweet archive for some time […][...] → Read more