Some of you already know the story. Others may not. Here is the real story of how BackupBuddy came to be.
Via WordCamp Phoenix Lightning Talk.
Recently, iThemes Builder received an update that included support for alternate module styles. Basically, this means that any of Builder’s modules can be styled multiple ways, and you can choose which style you want on a module-to-module basis. If you want to see this in action, check out our latest child theme, Americana. It features four alternate module styles.
Here are the basics to adding alternate module styles to your own Builder child theme. The following code block would go in your child theme’s
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I’ve been working with Brad to get a free WordPress theme our for a while. We thought this would be a good way for iThemes to give something back to the WordPress community (along with our free plugins, core contributions, and codex additions). I must say, the process of adding a theme to WordPress Extend isn’t the most friendly one, but it is there none-the-less. The new theme is called Quick-Vid. It is a Tumblr inspired theme intended for quick blogging.
This plugin no longer works. In June of 2013, Twitter decided to change their API and make grabbing a single tweet from a user very complicated. Because of this, the code for this plugin is useless. Don’t use it!
In an earlier post I showed how to get your latest tweet on your site without a plugin. It has been an extremely popular post, but for some folks. it was just over their head. I have had quite a few people email me asking to make a simple plugin to accomplish the same task, so that is what I did. I pretty much had all the code already, I just needed to wrap it nicely in to a plugin. Read More →
Yesterday’s release of WordPress version 3.0 came with a ton of great new features. As a developer, I am really excited about some of the new capabilities.
There is no doubt that a lot is changing. In fact, one of the first things you will notice after you update is that even the dashboard is a different color. With all of these changes, I just wanted to mention a few things you should consider before you update your site to the latest version. Read More →
As of June 2013, this no longer works because of a change in the Twitter API. Sorry…
I earlier this week, one of our clients wanted a better solution to getting his latest tweet from Twitter than simply using an RSS widget it WordPress to grab the feed. We could have simply used a plugin, but this site is HUGE, and we didn’t want to depend on Joe Pluginmaker to keep his code clean and up to date, so we went about doing it the old fashioned way: PHP. Read More →