Akismet 2.5.4 Adds Easy Link Removal Button


Earlier this morning, I discovered that while moderating comments, a small little X icon appeared that I’ve never seen before. After inquiring on Twitter why WordPress never gave me a new feature pointer to explain to me what this feature was, I was told that it came with the newest version of Akismet. On January Read More

Determining Which Plugins Are Slowing Your Site Down


Dave Clements of DoItWithWP.com shared his experience with a plugin that’s new to me called P3 Plugin Performance Profiler. After performing an automatic scan on the WPTavern website, the profiler provided me a pie chart along with other metrics that allowed me to easily tell which plugins were capable of slowing the site down. Here Read More

Your Chance To Work With WordPress In Oslo, Norway


Ryan Hellyer who has been a long time member of the WPTavern community has given me a heads up that Metronet is currently looking for a WordPress Code Poet. Sounds like any other typical WordPress job posting right? Well, that is until you read the following lines within the job posting: “The opportunity to live Read More

Plugin Review – Simple Comment Editing


Long time readers of this website will know that I love everything about the Ajax Edit Comments plugin by Ronald Huereca. In a nutshell, Ajax Edit Comments gave registered and anonymous users the opportunity to edit their own comments within a specific amount of time. The idea was inspired by Digg. Despite the vast array Read More

WP Ajax Edit Comments To Be Free Again


One of my favorite WordPress plugins of all time WP Ajax Edit Comments, will soon be free again for all to use. According to a recent email sent out by iThemes, as of January 1st, 2012 they will no longer be supporting Ajax Edit Comments as a premium plugin. Instead, the full version will be Read More

Preview Of Ajax Edit Comments 4.0


I’ve finally had the chance to upgrade Ajax Edit Comments to 4.0 beta. This new version offers two new cool features. The first is that After The Deadline support is built right into the plugin. So regardless of whether site visitors are using the AtD FireFox extension, commenters will have the chance to spell and Read More

A Different Side Of Ronald Huereca


How much do we really know of individuals in the WordPress community? Unless you get to speak with them on a weekly basis or they are open about it via whatever method they choose, I don’t think we know very much. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Ronald since 2007. I’ve had the chance to Read More

Ajax Edit Comments For Just Five Bucks


In an interesting business move, Ajax Edit Comments is now offering a pricing plan for those that just want a functioning plugin without all the bells and whistles as well as support. Major point releases will require an extra charge. Think of this as the À la carte edition of the plugin. So for $5.00, Read More

Guest Review Of The Book: WordPress & Ajax


The following is a review written by Bes Zain of The Reader Appreciation Project. You can also follow Bes on twitter. Every now and then a book comes along that actually makes a difference in your life. The difference could be minute, and it could be vast too, depending on what kind of a topic Read More