WordPress Plugin IFrameWidgets 1.0 Released

I’m pleased to release IFrameWidgets v1.0, a WordPress plugin that can stop slow loading JavaScript widgets from breaking your page.

Widgets remain hidden until completely loaded, then appear in whole. If they don’t load, they won’t take up any space on your sidebar. If they load slowly, or hang, they won’t stop the rest of your page from loading. Continue reading

New WordPress Plugin – LocalCurrency

I’ve been pretty quiet for the last couple of weeks, mainly due to offline endeavours. However, I did find time to finish off a new WordPress plugin called LocalCurrency, that allows you to show currency values to your readers in their local currency.

For example: If a post contains 10 yuan, a user from Australia will see 10 yuan (AUD$1.53), while a US user will see 10 yuan (USD$1.39). Continue reading

IFrameWidgets 1.01 Update – Fix For WordPress 2.5

I’m finally releasing version 1.01 of the IFrameWidgets WordPress plugin. The only change is that is has been re-written so that it will work with WordPress 2.5, which changed the way widgets worked.

If you are on WordPress 2.5 and above, use Version 1.01 of IFrameWidgets. If you are on an older version of WordPress, use version 1.0 of IFrameWidgets.

IFrameWidgets can stop slow loading JavaScript widgets from breaking your page. Widgets remain hidden until completely loaded, then appear in whole. If they don’t load, they won’t take up any space on your sidebar. If they load slowly, or hang, they won’t stop the rest of your page from loading. Continue reading

Plugin News And Theme Update

This is a brief update on what I’ve been doing, my plans for the site and my WordPress Plugins. Continue reading

FeedEntryHeader Featured On WordPress Weekly

I was pleasantly surprised to find that my FeedEntryHeader plugin was featured on Episode 28 of the WordPress Weekly podcast. The mention was fairly brief,  but it’s nice to be noticed by such an influential podcast.

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WordPress 2.7 And My WordPress Plugins

I’ve been using WordPress 2.7 for a while now and have comprehensively tested my WordPress plugins on it. In this post, I release the results of my testing: Four plugins work fine (albeit with a non version specific bug found in one of them). One plugin seems to have problems with WordPress 2.7.

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New WordPress Plugin To Deter Comment Spam

Late last week, I quietly released my new WordPress plugin, Comment Warning. Over the weekend, I added some extra functionality and it’s now reached the point where I’m ready to announce it to the world. Continue reading

Version 1.12 Of Comment Warning Released

I’ve released version 1.12 of Comment Warning overnight. It only contains a small, non critical, change – it now counts how many comments have been made from each IP address in the Log. Continue reading