The Daily Plugin for 07-23-2013


Welcome once again to another installment of The Daily Plugin. Today we’re pleased to see that the WordPress Plugin Repository has just hit 26,000 plugins in the index. This is quite an accomplishment! I’m grateful to all the developers out there who put in thankless days and sleepless nights creating these magnificent plugins. They can’t Read More

Mollom Security Breach


Over the week-end, I received an email from Mollom notifying me that they had discovered a security breach. According to their official blog post on the matter, the breach was discovered on August 21st. Mollom is a service managed by Acquia, a commercial open source software company providing products, services, and technical support for the Read More

WordPress Weekly iTunes Subscription Information


Since the creation of WordPress Weekly back in 2008, I’ve used Talkshoe.com to record the show in front of a live audience. Over the years, a number of people have subscribed to the iTunes feed provided by Talkshoe. Starting this week, I will no longer be using the Talkshoe iTunes feed but rather, my own. Read More

My Thoughts On The Atlas Theme Framework


A few days ago, Donal MacArthur of Cranes And Skyhooks reached out to let me know about a new framework he’s developed called Atlas. After playing around with the theme for about an hour, I have a couple of suggestions for Donal. Out of the gate, Atlas and it’s first child theme Elegance are clean Read More

My Thoughts On The Atlas Theme Framework


A few days ago, Donal MacArthur of Cranes And Skyhooks reached out to let me know about a new framework he’s developed called Atlas. After playing around with the theme for about an hour, I have a couple of suggestions for Donal. Out of the gate, Atlas and it’s first child theme Elegance are clean Read More

Fixing PressThis On A HostGator Account


It all started with a couple of tweets by Bradley Potter when he mentioned a HostGator specific bug to Andrew Nacin. Since WPTavern.com is also hosted on HostGator, I decided to try and replicate the bug. Following his instructions I was able to replicate the error pointing towards the possibility of something on HostGator not Read More

How To Insert Links Inside Of Image Captions


Occasionally, I ‘ll take a look through the WordPress Ideas site to see what kind of activity is going on. The other night, I discovered an idea that immediately lit the light bulb over my head, mostly because I couldn’t believe that it was not already a feature in WordPress. Approximately one year ago, Jeremy Read More

Plugin Review: Technical Support


It’s become evident that a large portion of the WPTavern readership is made up of consultants. This next plugin should be right up their alley. It’s called Technical Support and is authored by Konstantin Kovshenin. The plugin provides a dashboard widget that after configuration, gives clients an easy way to contact you for support. After Read More

You Can Now Share PollDaddy Survey Reports


PollDaddy has introduced a new feature today that enables users to share the results of their survey with other people without giving complete access to their account. Survey reports are password protected and you can set exactly which parts the sharer can view. This feature is only available to Pro and Corporate account holders. More Read More

Blogger Import Authentication Broken For Some People


In a thread that dates back to three months ago on the WordPress.org support forums, users are again reporting that when trying to import content from Blogger into WordPress using Bloggers authentication method, they receive an AuthSub Token error and are unable to continue with the import process. However, thanks to some quick actions on Read More