Many users have been asking for WPML compatibility but I had never come around to having a serious look into the matter, until one user, Hermes Andreu, kindly shared his patch. It was the final nudge I needed to get serious.
While basic WPML support was introduced in an alpha release in April this year, there remained issues that where difficult to tackle without the help from the WPML staff. They kindly provided me developer access to their latest version and patiently responded to my many questions.
So finally, after many weeks of tests, user feedback and help from WPML staff, I’m happy to announce the release of XML Sitemap & Google News feeds 4.7.3 with full WPML support!
… or at least as far as I’m aware. Please report any issues on Github, the WordPress.org forums or via the contact form.
First in a small series on WordPress security pitfalls, I’d like to share some basic tips on how to improve your WordPress website protection against abuse by improving your user account security.
There are many reasons why websites are being attacked but I will not be discussing them here. And there are many ways a website can be attacked, among which is a so-called brute-force attack or exhaustive key search. This kind of attack involves an automated process firing a huge number of login attempts at the websites login process. The aim is to gain access by guessing the login credentials. Continue reading
is now available as WordPress plugin. It features sidebar widgets and a post shortcode.
Read more on CoolClock for WordPress or the WordPress Extend page or search for 'analog clock' straight from your WordPress > Plugins > Add New installer admin page.
Working on a French webshop running on WordPress and eShop, I draw the conclusion that the French translation was not exactly op to date. Further more, some translations did not quite cover the meaning of the original text — or where downright confusing… Continue reading
It’s version 0.4 of my WPMS Mobile Edition plugin for WordPress already. This plugin is a rework from the GREAT Alex King’s plugin WordPress Mobile Edition which had not been updated for a while. The plugin is a real gem in that it is simple jet extremely effective but after so long it needed some updates: Continue reading
Version 2.8 of the Skype Online Status plugin for WordPress brings a few important new feaures:
- new shortcode / quicktag
- new skypeCheck.js script with Windows7 / IE8 compatibility
- load skypeCheck.js script only when needed
- new POT translation file
- Live Support for contributors
The WordPress plugin Easy FancyBox was created to fulfil some wishes:
- Simplicity — Other Fancybox plugins come with complete lists of options and overcomplicated settings. Some of which don’t even work…
- FancyBox 1.3.1 — Looking for de newest option to display the image title in an overlay, this turned out to be impossible with other plugins because they all use older versions of the FancyBox script.
- Multi-site compatible — and finally the plugin had to be compatible with WPMU 2.9+ and WP3.0+ in Multi Site mode. Preferably also from within the /mu-plugins/ directory.
And soon the plugin was born… Continue reading