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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 31, 2009

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Another week has passed, which means another issue of WordPress weekend resources. How to Display Ratings with WordPress Links – This tutorial by Zach Dunn over at Build Internet goes over how to take advantage of a feature already built in to WordPress’ link management system. It goes over all the code you’ll need to

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WordPress 2.8.2 Released

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The release of WordPress 2.8.2 has been announced. This was a relatively unexpected release, however it fixes a cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to comment author URLs not being fully sanitized. This could then cause you to be directed to another site from your admin panel. I’ve been reading on Twitter that people haven’t

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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 17, 2009

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It’s been a couple weeks, so here’s another issue of WordPress weekend resources. 5 Useful And Creative Ways To Use WordPress Widgets – This is an article I wrote over at Smashing Magazine. It goes over some useful ways to use WordPress widgets, including having multiple widget-ready areas among other things. 5 Fresh WordPress Plugins

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WordPress 2.8.1 Released

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For all you people who like to wait for the first point release to upgrade, now is the time. WordPress 2.8.1 fixes a number of bugs. Some of the more glaring fixes I noticed are listed below: Certain themes were calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. 2.8.1 works around

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WordPress Weekend Resources – July 3, 2009

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I know it’s been a couple weeks since the last issue of WordPress weekend resources. The following links cover a massive amount of WordPress theme development information, so hopefully it makes up for it. How To Create a WordPress Theme – This series of posts by Ian Stewart over at ThemeShaper will take you through

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Commercial WordPress Theme Directory Launches

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It was just announced yesterday that the official commercially supported theme page has been launched on WordPress.org. Right now each of the sites listed there are rotated, so there’s an equal chance of any of the sites being displayed at the top. If you have a commercially supported theme site, here’s how to get listed:

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To WordPress Plugin Authors – Add Changelogs

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The lack of changelogs in a lot of WordPress plugins is something that’s bothered me for a while, and I wasn’t the only one. I’m very wary of upgrading plugins, and when I see that a plugin needs to be upgraded in my WordPress dashboard, I’d like to know exactly what’s being changed. It might

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