After realizing my previous plugin idea had already been taken, I decided to stay in the same vein of Twitter sharing for the next idea. I wrote a plugin called Tweet Prompt Box that adds a small call to action box at the bottom of a reader’s browser. It appears as they scroll asking them to … Continue reading Plugin released: Tweet Prompt Box
I worked a little bit on making my first WordPress plugin two weeks ago. As I was re-reading the developer FAQ to make sure everything was in order before mustering up the nerve to submit it, I decided to do another quick search for anything similar. Well, it turns out there’s already a plugin out there, … Continue reading Already done
This week I decided to start writing my first WordPress plugin. It’s a pretty simple functionality, but it’s been a lot of fun so far. When a reader of your site highlights text on an article, a small tooltip pops up asking if they want to post to Twitter. If the reader clicks it, a … Continue reading Writing a plugin
After I redesigned the “How Does Akismet Work” page, I realized the spam sorter graphic was just itching to be animated. Converting the main machine box into a gif with some flashing lights was easy enough. The conveyor belt is what gave me some trouble. I’m posting my solution here because the bug I came across was something so simple to fix and I just didn’t see it.