Category: In the Trenches

Object-Oriented Plugins for WordPress

Making your WordPress plugins (and themes for that matter) object-oriented definitely has it’s benefits; most¬†notably not running into naming conflicts with other functions. You are essentially creating a new workspace for your functions to...

Keyboard Shortcuts on the Mac

A coworker and I recently decided to try switching to the Mac from Windows ¬†7. We have been using Mac hardware and have just used Bootcamp to run Windows 7. I feel I’ve been...

Edit Post Author Name in WordPress Feeds

Just today someone approached me at work about the author’s name displaying in Google search results instead of our company name. You can change what shows for each individual author in the your profile...

Extending Hide Inactive Sites Plugin

In my Hide Inactive Sites plugin I’ve added several filters to manipulate the data. You can modify the emails sent to the end users and edit the times available in the plugin settings. I...

Style Stripper Plugin

At the request of a few of the St. Louis WordPress meetup users, I created a new plugin to remove inline styles from the content of WordPress posts, pages and custom post types. I...

WordPress Options Class

I came up with an object-oriented way of working with my plugin’s options for my work projects. View the code on Gist. Creation So then all I have to do in my class is...