Author Archives: Brent
A visualisation of the last 2 years worth of SVN commits to the WordPress code base (as used in my WordCamp Sydney presentation). Checkout the slides here. Inspired by Jon Cave’s visualisation for WordPress 3.1. Built using Gource.
It was a great morning presenting at WordCamp Sydney. Thanks to everyone in the audience who allowed me talk about my three favourite topics – WordPress, the future & Deloreans. Or for a nicer experience, checkout the slides on SpeakerDeck. WordPress.com … Continue reading
PayPal makes it possible to accept payments via just a few pieces of HTML on your site with its Website Payments Standard service. This service includes a Subscriptions button to sell products or services with recurring payments. The trouble is, … Continue reading
If you’re in Australia (or Australasia) and work with WordPress, you should get along to WordCamp Sydney 2012. Australia had 2 WordCamps last year – Melbourne & Gold Coast. Both of which were fantastic events full of fun and learning … Continue reading
Tacking a post_type parameter to any search URL in WordPress filters the search results by a post type. For example: http://example.com/?s=speak+easy&post_type=events Will return only events which include the terms speak and easy. But when setting the post_type parameter to page, something unusual happens. … Continue reading
When publishing a post on WordPress.com these days, authors receive a new sidebar alongside their post. The most interesting feature in this sidebar is a game-like progress bar. Arbitrary goals are now being set on WordPress.com to encourage blogging. Publish … Continue reading