Category Archives: Plugin Plugout

Revisiting Git, Github, and the wordpress.org plugin repository

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Plugin Updates: Admin Quicksearch, Better HTTP Redirects

I have two Plugin Updates available: A Bugfix release for Better HTTP Redirects and a Maintenance release for the Admin Quicksearch. It is now more compatible with WordPress 3.1. Admin Quicksearch now much better supports WordPress 3.1 and 3.0 for … Continue reading

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How to Debug Redirect Problems in WordPress

A nice Sunday over here and time to begin the day with some good news: The Better HTTP Redirects (WordPress Plugin) just got even better! I’ve added some improvement in the brand-new 1.2 version that is a helping hand if … Continue reading

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Admin Quicksearch v0.2 released

A smaller maintenance release of my Admin Quicksearch (WordPress Plugin) has just been committed. The 0.2 release improves the display of the quick-search-text-box and the formal quality of the source-code. Admin Quicksearch speeds up a site owners tasks on the … Continue reading

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Theme Napkin (WordPress Plugin)

Theme Napkin v0.2 (WordPress Plugin) – Safeguard unintended output generated by theme bootstrap code (functions.php), see #16485.

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WordPress 3.1 Taxonomy Feeds Plugin (Must-Use)

WordPress 3.1 Taxonomy Feeds Plugin (Must-Use) is available now. Easily provide a feed that contains only posts that are part of a certain taxonomy.

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WordPress Plugin Credits

There are some plugins that do this, but I want to link WordPress Plugin Credits (WordPress Plugin) by ShibaShake. Probably because it’s pretty well documented, but additionally because of the spirit behind it. If you have a self hosted blog, … Continue reading

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Admin Quicksearch Released

Just some update on the Admin Quicksearch Plugin: Inital Release is out. It’s tagged as 0.1-alpha but that’s more because I’m lazy and not because it’s that unstable. It should do the job perfectly already, it’s just, well, grabbed together … Continue reading

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At Your Fingertips – Just Search Quickly The Long Lists.

Jeffro made a nice post: “Where Are The Settings For That Plugin?” about the problem to locate something in the ever-growing WordPress-Admin-Menu. He is sharing this problem with others. Yeah I know that long menu can somehow suck. So everybody … Continue reading

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WP Plugins: How to remove a Filter

Worth to know for wordpress plugin authors: Making your plugin to safely unregister or remove a hook (filter or action) is not possible with the wordpress plugin API. Why? you might ask yourself. Even the name of the remove_filter() function … Continue reading

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Normalize URLs 1.0 released

My latest plugin release fixes multiple core wordpress problems to handle HTTP requests properly at once: Normalize URLs. It does so by normalizing every incoming URL to a form that is to be expected by the wordpress core. That way, … Continue reading

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Redirect Loop Protection for Better HTTP Redirects Plugin

Some wordpress user were concerned about Google webmaster tools giving notice about redirect errors (same page redirects). There is a flaw in the current canonical redirect implementation. That is the part of wordpress that takes care that all your site’s … Continue reading

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Plugin Portability: Basename of your Plugin

Plugins in wordpress are to be identified by their so called “plugin basename”. That is basically the filename of the plugins PHP-file if it is placed directly inside /wp-content/plugins or the subdirectory and the PHP-filename. This basename is important to … Continue reading

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Better HTTP Redirects 1.0 released

I just have released a new wordpress plugin called Better HTTP redirects. Well I know the name is not very creative and having “better” in a title does not make it even better. The plugin aims to add more HTTP … Continue reading

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Enhancing Feeds: Slash Comments

In my Enhancing Feeds Series: If you would like to add the number of comments a post have as metadata to your feeds consider the Slash Comments Plugin:

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Prevent XSS on your wordpress Blog with CSP

CSP – short for Content Security Policy – is a Mozilla driven specification to reduce or eliminate a site’s XSS attack surface. In Ticket #10237 Denis De Bernardy suggested to implement the new Mozilla feature to prevent XSS. That was … Continue reading

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What happened to the “Thank a plugin developer day”?

In January 2009 Matt Mullenweg was somehow overwhelmed because the 4 000th plugin was in the wordpress plugin repository. He was in such a good mood that he announced January 28 to be the official “Thank a Plugin Developer Day”.

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Enhancing Feeds: Comment RSS Security

There is a known bug in WordPress that is about displaying feeds for private posts publicly. If you’re using the private post feature, you should consider taking a look to this plugin which is not officially available in the plugin … Continue reading

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Enhancing Feeds: Power of the Atom

There still is the 2+ years broken RSS 0.92 feed in wordpress (per default ?!). Otto to the rescue: Atom Default Feed. The plugin changes the default feed output to Atom format. Via: #4967

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Must-Use Plugins and Drop-Ins

Just two simple questions: What are must-use (mu) plugins and what are drop-ins? I’ll answer both right away: Must Use Plugins The MU or Must-Use Plugins is a principle that has moved from WordPress MU into WordPress core long before … Continue reading

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