Development

What better way to start a new year than with the release of a new plugin? And as a New Year treat, we have decided to offer the plugin free of charge for the first month! Read on for more info.

Ethel’s not happy – whenever her artfully arranged photos are centrally cropped, they look wrong. And she’s fed up of only half her face being used in square thumbnails. So we decided to fix the problem…

There has been an important security release for WordPress 3.8 and 3.7 branches. If you run an older version we’ve created our own patches to help you.

This is an interesting one that’s just come up while we were testing the new version of Search Replace DB and I’m calling it the Cheshire Cat Bug…

There’s a bit of a problem with previewing posts in WordPress. Here’s a code snippet you can use in your plugins or themes to get around the problem.

In certain cases, when you migrate WordPress content from one site to another, you have to create 301 redirects. Here are some thoughts from a recent site migration…

We’ve recently released several updates to the Spots, Spectacu.la Discussion & Auditor plugins, v1.1.3, v2.2.1 & v1.4.3 respectively. Full details here.

Migrations from WordPress.com used to be pretty trivial. But just recently we’ve bumped into an issue that makes it impossible to do it right. Hopefully we’ll find a solution to this very soon.

Here’s a little snippet that you might like to use; automatically embed gists from github by simply pasting the URL into a post or page.

Often, it’s forgotten that WordPress can be used on very busy, dynamic sites with lots of contributors. Although it has relatively humble blogging origins, there’s no reason why it can’t be made to scale.

Good web development isn’t just about pretty front ends. We believe in streamlining your workflow so that when you need to keep your content up to date, it’s as quick and easy as possible.

We’ve designed the Spots plugin to make your content management life with WordPress even easier. Read on to get the low down.