Alex King and Crowd Favorite have released a new plugin for WordPress called Admin Column View, available for free on the WordPress repository. The plugin is designed for hierarchical post types that have a lot of posts. It's a nice alternative way to quickly navigate posts in the admin. This release also made me remember Jonathan Christopher's Hierarchy plugin, though that one is for nesting entire post types within a singular “content” tab; so it's different in scope, but another nice admin hack.
Chris Lema says why he thinks we should attend Pressnomics, an alternative WordPress conference. I missed it last year, and I am going to do everything in my power not to make that mistake again.
$635.5 billion…That’s “billion,” with a “B.” Let’s look at the size of the universe inhabited by our market of markets of cathedrals and bazaars: the WordPress ecosystem. How should we think about WordPress’s market share or, maybe more accurately, its shares? Are we selling them short and dampening growth?
The name says it all here. With Legalmattic, Automattic has open sourced some of their legal documents and put them on Github. They are released with a Creative Commons license, free to edit and reuse for your own purposes.
I love trilogies, and a WordPress security trilogy was completed today. I’m now in that weird state of having just finished a series I was super into and didn’t want to end (well minus the security implications). In early August I discussed the first part of this trilogy, written by a security researcher at Checkpoint. Checkpoint has…
Dennis Cooper, whose Blogger-hosted site received attention recently after being disabled without warning, is now back online and on WordPress. A 10 year old blog post was what brought down the site. This is rightly being used as a prime example of why you should own your own data. Looking at this scenario, many hosting companies may also shut…