Posts Categorized: Open source software

Three Point One

WordPress 3.1 is out, and I've just upgraded a few of my sites (including this one). A few observations spring to mind immediately: Installation was, of course, a breeze The new admin bar is great. What would make it awesome is if developers (i.e. me) can add item to it: links to plugins, sparklines etc...…

VoucherPress: Version 1.0

I have to admin being a bit of a wimp when it comes to choosing version numbers for my WordPress plugins. Just like Google my work is constantly in a state of development, in flux. Although it isn't, not really. I don't have anywhere near enough time to spend on open source software as I'd…

Lifting the veil

I've recently released a new Wordpress plugin called Plugin Register. In a nutshell it allows plugin developers to be notified every time one of their plugins is activated. Report of these activations then gives the developer some statistics about who is activating what, and when, and what version. Quite simple, but not something that I've…

Testing VoucherPress

This is a test of my new plugin for Wordpress. It's called VoucherPress. Can you tell what it does yet? Try this on for size: [voucher id="1"] With a description: [voucher id="1" description="true"] And this one should ask you for your email address: [voucher id="2"] And a test of a voucher link with a preview:…

Performer for WordPress

The worlds best CMS just got better, with the creation of a plugin for Performer. Unless you've been living under a rock you'll have heard me waffle on about my JavaScript mini-library which allows you to use those cool effects that your favourite JavaScript library (such as jQuery, Prototype and MooTools) allows you to do.…