Development Posts

Workflow Automation for WP App Store

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This is the second post in the series about WP App Store. The series aims to chart the progress of the project since purchase, from experiments in marketing to technical aspects of the site. In this post I will cover the improvements to the workflow around on-boarding and managing of deals. There are some aspects…

Developing for Ninja Forms

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Last year I attended, and was a micro sponsor of, my first WordCamp – WordCamp London 2013. I expected to sit and listen to some great talks, but not really knowing anyone there I didn’t anticipate to chat to many people. Halfway through the morning I sat next to Kevin, a developer living in Liverpool,…

Building Useful WordPress Plugins

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Although I have built many WordPress plugins in the last few years, the plugins that are popular, continually developed and endure are those that prove useful to me personally and for my professional development. Pippin Williamson is a plugin author extraordinaire and has written about the subject of plugins that scratch an itch, where he…

Dev7studios

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This week I started working with , helping to maintain and develop their awesome WordPress plugins and products like the and . Dev7studio is run by Gilbert Pellegrom who has built up a successful business around his plugins. I look forward to the future working with him. All of Polevaultweb’s plugins, especially Instagrate Pro, will…

Sniffing the WordPress Plugin API

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During some recent troubleshooting of WordPress events being called in the plugin Instagrate to WordPress for a bug fix release, I came across a useful plugin on the WordPress repository built especially for plugin developers by Jeff Sayre – WordPress Hook Sniffer. Sniffer what? Like a network packet analyser (or sniffer), the WordPress Hook Sniffer…

Koder – Web Development App on iPad

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After recently buying an iPad for some responsive website testing I started to look into good web development apps for quick changes to sites or development of new ones while on the move. Doing a google search for “best web development iPad apps” I came across Koder. Reading some of the previous reviews and checking…