TL;DR: I totally landed a dream job with WebDevStudios! It’s late, I know…. 2007, I download WordPress When I downloaded WordPress to create my first site with it, I had no idea it would become such a huge part of my life. It was easy, it had plugins, it had themes, it was something I could … [Read more…]
So, I’ve been waiting all day to write this blog! The last day of WordCamp Phoenix was awesome! I’d have to say the contributor sessions today were great and really brought home WordCamp for me! Google Destination URL I’ve also completed my goal of publishing a plugin during WordCamp Phoenix. You can now use Google … [Read more…]
So, it’s only Saturday and I think I’m ready to deploy this plugin to WordPress.org so I can accomplish my goal to launch a new plugin during #wcphx! I re-worked a few things… Now it uses wp_ajax_(action). See 69a6596 Added caching for better performance. See 9d1e729 …and so, I think the plugin is ready to go. I’ve submitted a … [Read more…]
I’ve re-worked the plugin to use it’s own “Search Panel” instead of the way I was doing it before. It has been pushed to BitBucket.
Time to say goodnight. Got a working concept going, but still need to work out a few more kinks. May also rename this to something less Google-specific, like Better Destination URL. Check this out on BitBucket, or do more reading on #wcphx and why I’m building a plugin.
For my first experience at a WordCamp, today was a success as expected! I got to learn all kinds of new stuff (I’ll outline below) from awesome people and even some Automatticians! My favorite part/talk had to be the “Cain and Obenland in the Morning (Afternoon)” where they sang there intro (sorry, no video) throughout … [Read more…]
Coffee and IRC before #wcphx
Well, I’m patiently awaiting for my first experience at WordCamp Phoenix! Early this year I made a point to get more involved in the things that make me happy, and one of them is WordPress! A big part of getting involved are WordCamps, and although I have been a WordPress madman for years, I have … [Read more…]