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Multilingual WordPress Multisite Network

WordPress is hugely popular, powering over 23% of the entire internet today. As you can imagine, a good portion of these websites are not in English. Over the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to work on more multilingual sites in WordPress. One thing I have learned is that WordPress Multisite is a perfect […]

Do You Want Professional WordPress Plugin Development Second Edition?

Recently I’ve been thinking about my book Professional WordPress Plugin Development, and whether there’s enough demand for a second edition. Over the years I’ve received some amazing feedback from readers, many of whom have since released plugins on after reading the book. The book is an amazing resource for anyone creating custom plugins in […]

How To: Create a Network Only Plugin in WordPress

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 lesser known piece of information that can be defined in your plugin header that tells […]

Announcing! Custom WordPress Plugin Development

Updated 4/1/2016: has relaunched as a new source for premium WordPress plugins and products from WebDevStudios. I’m really excited to announce my newest venture,! Pluginize is a new service specializing in developing custom plugins for WordPress. Pluginize also specializes in modifying existing WordPress plugins. This can help save development time which in turn […]

Custom Post Type UI Plugin for WordPress

A few days ago I released a new plugin for WordPress called Custom Post Type UI. This plugin allows you to easily create custom post types in WordPress without writing a single line of code! Using custom post types is the future of WordPress and really opens the software up to be a full fledged […]

WordPress Theme Showcase Plugin Example

Below is a test of my WordPress Theme Showcase plugin. Below are the three themes I have loaded in my wp-config/themes folder. Each theme thumbnail has a “Preview Theme” link that lets you view the theme on your site. Great way to show off your themes to the public! Fully compatible with WordPress 2.7 and […]

WordPress Theme Showcase Plugin

By I’m excited to announced the release of my latest WordPress plugin, the WordPress Theme Showcase Plugin. This plugin will display all themes located in wp-content/themes in a showcase gallery with theme screenshots and preview links. This is a great plugin for designers looking to showcase their work or anyone that wants an easy […]

WordPress MU Aggregator Plugin

By I’m excited to announce the release of my first WordPress plugin, the WordPress MU Aggregator Plugin. This plugin will display the most recent posts from all blogs in a WordPress MU network. The Aggregator only returns blogs updated in the last 30 days. Created for WordPress MU 1.5.1 Features: Supports permalinks, non-friendly links […]

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Who is Brad?

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Brad Williams is a computer programmer and tech junkie who enjoys exploring technology and sharing his knowledge and experience with others.


CEO of WebDevStudiosMaintainn, and Pluginize. Co-author of Professional WordPress and Professional WordPress Plugin Development.


Brad resides in Philadelphia.


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