How To: Create a Network Only Plugin in WordPress

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If you've ever created a custom plugin in WordPress, you should be familiar with the standard plugin header code. The information set in your plugin header is displayed under the Plugins admin menu in WordPress shown below: There is a … [Continue reading]

May

May was a very busy month for me. Stay tuned! … [Continue reading]

The First WordSesh Was a Huge Success!

WordSesh, the first ever 24 hour free live streaming WordPress event, took place just a few short days ago. I had the privilege of helping organize and run the event with Scott Basgaard and Chris Cochran. The event was a huge success that featured … [Continue reading]

How To: Get the Current Logged in User ID in WordPress

When developing custom themes and plugins for WordPress there are times you will need to get the logged in user's ID. There are a few different ways to accomplish this, but I'm going to show you the easiest method. To get the user's ID you'll use … [Continue reading]

WordSesh Starts Tonight with the DradCast

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WordSesh, a 24-hour live streaming WordPress event, starts tonight with a special edition of the DradCast! The show starts at 8pm EDT ( 0:00 UTC ) and will feature the WordSesh organizer, and my good friend, Scott Basgaard. This is the first ever … [Continue reading]

I’m Speaking at WordCamp Miami This Weekend!

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This weekend I will be speaking at sunny WordCamp Miami 2013! My presentation is titled Using WordPress as an Application Framework. This is a brand new presentation for me so I'm very excited to present on the topic! Over the years we've built … [Continue reading]

My Favorite WordPress Premium Plugins

Over the years I have used a lot of WordPress plugins. From free, to paid, chances are at some point in my WordPress career I've probably tried it. Below is a list of my current favorite premium plugins for WordPress. Gravity Forms - Unless … [Continue reading]

WordCamps I’ve Attended

Recently we decided to create a new page on WebDevStudios.com highlighting all of the ways WDS team members contribute back to the WordPress Community. One of the items we highlighted is WordCamp presentations. I sat down and listed out every … [Continue reading]

DradCast Episode One is Tonight!

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The DradCast, a new WordPress focused podcast hosted by Dre Armeda and myself, kicks off tonight with episode one! The new show will be a weekly podcast every Wednesday night at 8pm Eastern time. Dre and I have put together a really fun show format … [Continue reading]

Professional WordPress Second Edition Has Hit The Shelves!

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My latest book, Professional WordPress Second Edition, has hit the shelves at major book retailers nation wide! The book is also in stock on Amazon.com! Professional WordPress is still the highest rated WordPress development book on Amazon! The … [Continue reading]