WordPress News Digest for Saturday, June 28, 2014

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Add Sexy, Secure Password Visualization To Your WordPress Site

By / — Adding a chroma-hash to your WordPress password entry fields, a sort of short colorful barcode, will give you and your site's users a visual clue that they've got their password right. More →

Correct Handling of Static Front Page and Custom Blog Posts Index Template

By / — Recently, there have been several Themes submitted – and approved – that include a template-blog.php (or page-blog.php) custom page template, or that include a static front page template (front-page.php) that doesn’t properly account for the user configuration to display the… More →

Easy Extensible Plugins – WordCamp Manchester 2014

By / — Below are my slides to go along with my talk on Easy Extensible Plugins, which I presented at WordCamp Manchester 2014. More →

GSoC Menu Customizer Update

By / — Since this is my first post here, a quick introduction. I’m a student at the University of Southern California studying Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Music Composition. I’ve been contributing to WordPress Core for just over a year and this summer… More →

Hidden Treasures of WordPress

By / — Presented at WordCamp Seattle 2014 #wcsea Download PDF More →

How to Build an Online Store Using WordPress

By / — Earlier this week, I finally launched The Pressware Shop; however, this post doesn’t really have anything to do about that. If you’re interested, you can easily read more about it. But this has more to do with you and for those… More →

Media Grid Update

By / — Media Grid started as a standalone plugin by Shaun Andrews, which was a reimagining of the UI as an alternative to the traditional post list view in the Media Library. The argument was that images are the ubiquitous media type in most users’ libraries, so we should provide an… More →

PSA: Google may penalise you for using Auto-Backup

By / — Photo backup and storage: still hard. i will detail my set-up in a future post.# More →

Update on the Plugins page work

By / — A quick update on the Plugins page (previously: here and here). The three major areas of work are the Detail modal view; the plugin-install.php landing page; and the plugin list views. Some progress so far: #22599 has a minimal patch for displaying… More →

WPWeekly Episode 153 – The Joomla Beat With Peter Bui

By / — Marcus Couch and I were joined by Peter Bui of PB WebDev. Bui who lives in Sydney Australia produces the JoomlaBeat podcast. JoomlaBeat is a weekly podcast produced as a resource for the Joomla community. This episode is a civilized… More →