by Ron

Adopt a plugin or 7

My profile on WordPress.org has almost 30 plugins listed. I wrote (or contributed to) some of these to fill a vacancy (at the time) in basic functionality available in the community. There are others that I wrote as part of a development project. There are several that we have never used on our sites. Over…

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Post Gallery Order Option

Today I updated the Post Gallery Widget plugin. This round of improvements are The widget now has a dropdown with a post order option. The options are by date, by menu_order or random. There is a meta box on the post gallery edit post screen to set the menu order of each post. The menu…

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Post gallery translation support

Today I added translation support to the development version of the Post Gallery Widget.

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Post Gallery Update

On the weekend I updated the Post Gallery Widget plugin. when I was working on another plugin, I noticed that my test site had rewrite rules for the post gallery posts. Not only are they not necessary, we don’t want the gallery posts to be publicly accessible via a URL. So, the update removes the…

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Permission based content

We needed a simple permission based content plugin. So, I wrote one which adds a couple shortcodes where you can specify what permission is required to view the content. Usage is as follows: [visitor]This content will only be shown to a visitor. It will not be shown to any logged in user.[/visitor] [user]This content will…

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Post Gallery Widget

I developed the Post Gallery Widget plugin in collaboration with the CUNY Academic Commons. This plugin adds a Gallery Posts menu to your WordPress dashboard. To add content to the rotating gallery: Add a new Gallery Post for each image/headline to be shown in the rotating gallery Attach one or more images to the gallery…

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SharDB 3.0.1 Update

Over the weekend I updated SharDB to allow installs to upgrade from WordPress MU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0.1. I also did an initial pass at support for new WordPress 3.0 -> WP network in SharDB. In this implementation the main site’s tables will be in the global database. You can easily set up a test…

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The age of Thelonious and WordPress 3.0

The penny has dropped, the vuvuzelas have sounded and the kitties have played themselves out. WordPress 3.0 has been officially released. Check out the official release post from Matt. I’ve been watching the download counter whirl by. This release marks the official end of separate WordPressMU development. The exisiting functionality is now a part of…

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Testing the automatic upgrade to WordPress 3.0

Are you interested in trying out the automatic upgrade from WordPress MU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0 before WordPress 3.0 is released? Currently, WordPress 3.0 is at RC1 and it may be another two weeks or more before it 3.0 is officially released. Upgrading a WordPress MU install to the WordPress 3.0 RC with the built…

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Disabling the update reminder 3.0

I’ve updated my disable the update reminder plugin for WP 3.0. Actually, this version will work in 2.6 and newer versions of both WordPress and WordPress MU. The original post and download: [download#19]. If you haven’t used the plugin before, just drop it in your mu-plugins folder.

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