Jānis Elsts

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  • Plugin Updates: Securing Download Links

    Ever since the release of the Plugin Update Checker library, one of the most common questions asked has been this: “How can I secure my download links so that only…

  • WordPress Update Server

    It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve finally released an external update API server for WordPress plugins and themes. Check it out on GitHub. This is the server component…

  • Plugin Compatibility Reporter

    Plugin Compatibility Reporter is a WordPress plugin that enables you report if the plugins that you’re using are working properly. It integrates with the compatibility reporting features of the official…

  • How to Pre-Select a Category for a New Post

    Lets say you have a category called “X”, and you want to create a link which when clicked will take the user to the “Add New Post” screen with the…

  • Magic Quotes in WordPress, and How To Get Rid of Them

    One thing that many developers are not aware of is that WordPress automatically adds magic quotes to request variables. This means that all quotes, backslashes and null-byte characters will be…

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