Managing a WordPress site isn't as simple as launching it and then sitting back and waiting for visitors to come. This is only the start of the ongoing task of maintaining your site and keeping it up-to-date, relevant, and secure.
AJAX lets you automagically refresh your content without having to refresh your browser. In today’s post we walk you through how to use the power of AJAX to load your posts in place, while saving bandwidth and improving your UX.
WordPress runs a query on every page of your website, fetching data from your site’s database and displaying it how your theme tells it to using the WordPress loop. You can customize the query however you like, and in today's post we show you how.
The Developer plugin is a WordPress developer’s best friend – aside from his dog, of course. It’s a plugin developed collaboratively by Automattic and a number of other talented WordPress developers. Created to help you optimize your development environment, the WordPress Developer plugin gives you quick access to all of the best tools for theme and plugin development.
When you install the plugin, a screen will pop up to ask you what type of project you’re working on so that it can tailor its recommendations for you. You’ll be presented with three options:
Plugin for a self-hosted WordPress installation
With Quick Post Management, you can stop wasting time trying to manage your WordPress pages and posts. This plugin has many uses for managing your blog more efficiently.
Note: Users with WordPress 3.4.2 may find that the plugin does not integrate with their themes and templates or that they need a second user with Editor privileges to view the links once the plugin is installed.
Koding (koding.com) is a cool new application that allows coding and development in the cloud. It’s particularly handy as a WordPress development environment; one that is reached even when you are on the road and your computer is safe at home.
Koding is much more than just coding and development; it’s a social network and hub for developers to share code snippets, best practices, and to improve the overall level of coding across the web.
It isn’t often that I can’t find many good things to say about a plugin, but Dropbox Upload Form left me scratching my head and wondering just how this plugin managed to stay in the extended listing in WordPress’s plugin manager.
There are many problems with this plugin, but the most notable ones include lack of updates, lack of functionality in the latest updates of WordPress, and old API integration for Dropbox.
Invoicing in WordPress need not be a nightmare any longer. With WP-Invoice by Usability Dynamics, your business can invoice clients directly from the WordPress dashboard quickly and easily.
There are very few solutions for invoicing in WordPress. Maybe people don’t think to fully monetize their blogs, or they use custom-built platforms, but in either case, the offerings for a solid invoicing solution have been few and far between.
WP-Invoice is a solution that can help your business fully utilize the power and customizing power of WordPress.
Let’s take a quick tour on how to make this plugin work for you, shall we?
Creating custom welcome screens for your subscribers is something that you can do to enhance the feel of your site. By having different text on pages for paying members and non-paying members, you can market to your audience more efficiently and cultivate a higher conversion rate. You can even change the text for the different types of paying members if you use a tiered membership system.
Sites can use this functionality to promote specials, send messages to specific groups of members, and even open access to unique content for users.
The WPMU DEV Membership plugin is a great tool for selling premium content of your WordPress site. However, there are times where limited duration memberships may be needed. So, what is a limited duration membership, and how can you set it up in WPMU DEV Membership?
A Limited Duration Membership is a membership option that allows for a customized payment plan. For example, a three-month subscription that bills once per month is a limited duration membership; a renewable one-year subscription is not a limited duration membership.