Hold on a sec, I need to dance. Now that I’ve got that out of my system, let’s move on. In 2010, WebDevStudios released the first version of the Custom Post Type UI (CPTUI) plugin to the WordPress plugin directory. At the time, Custom Post Types were brand new to...Continue Reading CPTUI Celebrates 2 million downloads!
No matter how many fancy new ways of advertising pop up, email marketing is still the 800 lb gorilla. Why wouldn’t it be? You add a form to your website, people sign up because they’re interested, you send them emails about what they’re interested in, they click and buy. OK, there’s...Continue Reading The Official Constant Contact WordPress Plugin is Live!
It’s been awhile since we last visited Custom Post Type UI on the WebDevStudios blog. We released version 1.1.0 on June 12th 2015. Not long after that, Custom Post Type UI surpassed 1 million downloads. Since then, I’ve been slowly but steadily working on the next major version. Today, I...Continue Reading Custom Post Type UI Version 1.2.0 Now Available!
We’ve previously talked about the WDS Simple Page Builder plugin. But there have been some exciting new additions to the plugin that make it even more useful, as well as a full wiki explaining how to use it (for both devs and users). Basically, it’s even better at allowing editors to create custom...Continue Reading Use Simple Page Builder to Add Unique Layouts to Your Content
As every newbie knows, when you’re starting out it’s much easier to download or purchase a theme or plugin than to make your own. However, as you grow into WordPress, you find these ‘commercial’ themes/plugins cumbersome to edit or extend. In this post, I’ll show you my recommendations for making...Continue Reading Making Developer-Friendly Themes and Plugins
Recently Chris Reynolds brought up an issue he was experiencing with one of our client projects; he was struggling to compare the current active status for plugins in a multisite network between internal dev servers and a WPEngine staging site so that he could debug some issues that were occurring....Continue Reading Checking Plugin Activation Status on Multisite Networks