WebDevStudios have released a plugin called BadgeOS for site owners to enable achievements and badges. I looked into a number of badge and achievements plugins when building Post Status, but never found one that fit. The Achievements plugin is quite good, but it does a lot, and when I looked at it I thought it was just for BuddyPress, which I didn’t want. BadgeOS may have found a nice little niche to fill.
I’ll be on The East Wing podcast with Tim Smith today at 2:00 p.m. central time. Tim has interviewed some pretty awesome people before, and I’m happy he asked me to be on. Check it out today or catch it later on iTunes. It’s a more general web-centered podcast, but we’ll certainly be talking some…
If Pippin reminds us to not dequeue the WordPress version of jQuery in plugins and themes enough, maybe people will eventually listen. This goes for custom client sites too, in my opinion. For the minimal savings, it’s just too much trouble. Just use the WordPress bundled version.
Matt Gibbs, the original creator of the popular Pods Framework, has launched his latest project: FacetWP. FacetWP is a commercial plugin to offer faceted search capability for WordPress. Faceted search, if you’re unfamiliar, is an advanced search technique: A technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of…
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk scaling WordPress, and what to do when you think you might’ve reached WordPress’s limits.
Yvette Sonneveld is a full-stack online communications professional with extensive experience in the WordPress ecosphere.
More design fun: I love duotone, and Sean Hervo discusses its role in web design. And if you like it too, Brody at AudioTheme has a post on how to do it, which I’ve noted here before, and use myself as a reference whenever I use a duotone effect.