Disable Gutenberg junk

Published April 13th, 2018 under Plugins

I’ve been playing around with the new Gutenberg plugin for WordPress. It’s direction is great and I really love it, but it has an annoying problem.

Foot in your ass!

Published March 27th, 2018 under Plugins

Whilst perusing the bitchy rants on WP Tavern, I came across an excellent recommendation from Samuel Wood (aka Otto) for an alternativeto the Hello Dolly plugin. It’s called “Hello Samuel L Jackson” and it loads some excellent philosophical words shared by a great poet.

10 years since my first WordPress plugin

Published February 9th, 2018 under News, Plugins

It is 10 years today since I released my first ever WordPress plugin. It’s been a blast, and I’ll probably release more in the future too. That first plugin was “Ryans Suckerfish WordPress Dropdown Menu”. It was in response to a blog post by Miriam […]

WooCommerce default number of products

Published August 8th, 2017 under Plugins

I recently needed to set the default number of products selected in WooCommerce to 1. I created a plugin to achieve this.

Simple 404 Logger

Published June 9th, 2017 under Plugins

When someone asks me to setup 404 logging in WordPress, I go on the hunt for a simple plugin which just does logging of the 404 errors and nothing else.

New plugin for editing bbPress author names

Published May 31st, 2017 under Plugins

I had a problem which involved editing bbPress post names. So I created a plugin to allow forum admins to easily change the author of any bbPress post.

Using WP CLI to run Cron jobs on multisite networks

Published January 29th, 2017 under Misc

I wrote a simple bash script which grabs all sites on a multisite network, then loops through and runs all the due WP Cron tasks for each individual site.

Audio Meta Box plugin

Published December 20th, 2016 under Plugins

I’ve created a new WordPress plugin. This one is fairly basic, and simply used for adding an audio file uploader to your site. You can read about it more on it’s plugin page.

Sticky sidebars

Published November 24th, 2016 under Uncategorized

I find that sticky sidebars are awkward to implement. There are plenty of examples out there, but I find most have problems.

Disable updates, keep notices

Published September 12th, 2016 under Plugins

Using DISALLOW_FILE_MODS disables WordPress update notices. Jay Dansand of Lawrence University has solved this via an elegant little plugin.