Tag: Workbench

Semi-Protected Download URLs in WordPress via Transients, Cookies, and Pods

I continue to further utilize WordPress as a project framework with every project. I recently implemented a walled garden of content that contained a downloads section that got me thinking about how I could up the ante a bit and make those downloads semi-protected without becoming too invasive.

Posted: April 16, 2012

Introducing Front End Upload Pro – Available Today!

The second Pro series Plugin is making it’s debut! Front End Upload Pro is the big brother to Front End Upload and aims to make getting a great, publicly accessible upload form on your site in a matter of minutes. I’m really excited to talk through all of the features that differentiate Front End Upload Pro from the free version, and would love to know your thoughts!

Posted: March 26, 2012

Handlebars.js & WordPress Template Parts: A Very Good Thing

It’s very easy to get a bit lazy when programming, laziness is a very common trait of programmers after all. It’s one of the few cases where that’s not a bad thing, getting things done with the least amount of work is often great when it comes to writing code. Integrating logic-less templates into your project can help you to do less work.

Posted: February 27, 2012

WordPress Widget Image Field: A Widget Utility Plugin

I’ve built a number of custom Widgets for projects, but image fields were always a bit of a hassle usually involving copying and pasting of image URLs. Based on the work I’ve been doing with Attachments, I thought this experience could be improved upon.

Posted: February 06, 2012

Introducing Hierarchy: Even More CMS for WordPress

A long standing (for what reason I’ve yet to understand) debate surrounding WordPress is whether or not it’s a “true” content management system versus a blogging platform. I’ve just released Hierarchy, a new WordPress plugin that will hopefully bridge the gap some still see.

Posted: January 05, 2012

Announcing Front End Upload, a New WordPress Plugin

Over the past month or so I’ve been working on one of the plugins I’ve had in the works for a bit. This one makes integrating a front end upload system with your WordPress theme a piece of cake. Development will continue to be active, but I’d love to get some initial feedback.

Posted: January 02, 2012

Attachments Pro 2.2: Wicked Sweet New Features

I’ve spent consistent time on Attachments Pro since it’s debut a few weeks ago, and I’m really pleased to announce the latest dot release; 2.2. With this release comes a couple new features and improvements that I’m really proud of and can’t wait to use!

Posted: September 12, 2011

Revisiting Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies, and Permalinks

Since last discussing Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and the associated Theme files, WordPress has made our lives quite a bit easier. Here’s how I go about extending Custom Post Type permalinks with Custom Taxonomy slugs.

Posted: May 20, 2011

WordPress Posts Per Page Per Custom Post Type

With Custom Post Types it’s quite likely that you’ll want to use a different number of posts per page in comparison to the Blog pages show at most setting found in Settings > Reading. I’d strongly suggest avoiding a solution involving the posts_per_page argument of a custom loop and instead use one of the many […]

Posted: May 16, 2011

Custom Comment Fields in WordPress

With the addition of Custom Post Types in WordPress, that leaves a lot of potential for repurposing comments into something more targeted to our post types, something like reviews. There are times, though, when the included comment fields aren’t quite enough.

Posted: January 24, 2011