Tag Archives: WordPress

Advanced Taxonomy Queries with Pretty URLs

WordPress 3.1 introduced the best new feature I failed to notice – built-in support for filtering posts by multiple taxonomies. For a post index or custom post type archive, instead of being constrained to queries for one taxonomy like this: … Continue reading

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Two Reasons Tumblr is Upstaging WordPress.com

There was a discussion on WPCandy a few weeks ago asking if Tumblr was the new WordPress. Many commenters on the post tout Tumblr’s features, like post formats, as the key to its success. These are only a small part of the … Continue reading

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Priority -1000 for WordPress Hooks, Actions and Filters

I recently came across some code which set the priority parameter for an add_action() call to -1000. I’d never seen a negative number, or such a large number used for a WordPress action or filter’s priority. Turns out, it’s actually necessary to use such … Continue reading

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Git to SVN: Automated WordPress Plugin Deployment

During my daily commutes through Version Control land, I’d gladly never leave Git’s bountiful pastures. Alas, to deploy my WordPress plugins, I must check-in my code to a Subversion repository on plugins.svn.wordpress.org. There are a few tutorials floating around the web which … Continue reading

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How to Allow Administrators to Edit Users in a WordPress Network

Jason Conroy of _FindingSimple emailed me today to ask if I knew how to allow site admins to edit the profiles of other users. I hadn’t even realised administrators couldn’t edit users! That’s because it relates only to WordPress networks. In … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding WordPress Plugin Development

Over on Speckyboy, Andy Killen just restarted the discussion on rewarding plugin developers. It was a worthy topic of conversation when Alex King raised it last month in his Open Source Motivations post, and it’s a worthy topic now. Why? Well, because we … Continue reading

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