After getting notified that 3.8 was available, I eagerly ran the update, and then immediately wished I hadn’t. While the UI updates in WP 3.8 definitely hit the goal of “modern interface”, they failed hard at the goal of “displaying existing dashboard widgets correctly”, and pretty much failed responsive design in general. How? By forcing […]
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When integrating third party API’s with a WordPress plugin, a lot of developers take the easy route by forcing all of the interactions to occur on submit; the end user pays the price by waiting through an extended submit process that has them staring at an hourglass or loading screen for far longer than they […]
I asked the members of our local networking group to complete the following question: “The thing that keeps me from being more visible online is: ____________” The answers had a few commonalities, but frustration was a common theme. “The ever changing rules that I need to keep up with. Just when I think I understand […]
If you’ve been playing with WordPress’s $wpdb object, you know that you can build robust custom queries that stray well outside the realm of posts and pages. If you’re building some heavy duty custom functionality that requires reporting of some sort, or even just want to be able to download your user info, here’s a […]
If you've been online anytime in the last 24 hours, you may have heard that Google finally completed integrating their social layer with YouTube. Oh, correction, I meant you may have heard that GOOGLE+ COMPLETELY DESTROYED YOUTUBE AND TURNED EVERYTHING INTO A STINKING PILE OF CACA. (This is actually a rare occasion when my hyperbole doesn't do the rantfest justice). Clearly, Tubers everywhere are up in arms. Google+ members, on the other hand, have had a mixed reaction.