Yahoo Boss Plugin Update 0.7

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Last night I took some time to make some minor updates to my Yahoo Boss plugin. No features were added – just fixed a few bugs and cleaned it up some. Here is a list of the changes: Options page has been cleaned up with a sidebar for meta information with links for support, donations,… Read more »

My Own Freelance Switch

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Last week, I began my career as a full-time freelance web developer. This is something that I have been wanting to do for quite sometime and I am really excited to get this portion of my career going. You’re probably thinking that I am crazy. You’re not alone.┬áMy wife does. I think I’m crazy too…. Read more »

New User Approve Plugin Updates

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Last September I release a WordPress plugin that allows an administrator to approve new users after they register for your site. I built the plugin for a private blog that I have and I wanted control over each member of the site. Since I thought others would be interested in using the plugin I decided… Read more »

Building a Quick Search Engine

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For a while I’ve been wanting to create a specialized search engine for a project I have been working on. Given the limited amount of time I have, I clearly had to piggyback on current technologies. Search engines today do an awesome job of indexing the web to find what you need when you need… Read more »

Upgrading WordPress the Easy Way

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I have finally discovered the best/easiest way to upgrade your WordPress install, especially if you have multiple installations of the blogging software. You must use SVN to make this happen. To upgrade all you have to do is change the version number. If you want to run trunk, all you have to do is update… Read more »

New User Approve WordPress Plugin

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Finally I am getting around to releasing some plugins I have created for WordPress. The first one is the New User Approve plugin. New User Approve is a WordPress plugin that allows a blog administrator to approve a user before they are able to access and login to the blog. I currently use it on… Read more »

First Release of my Picklewagon WordPress Theme

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I’ve spent the last few nights getting my Picklewagon WordPress Theme ready for release. The reason why I am releasing it is because that is what WordPress is all about. Everybody releases plugins and themes they have worked on and contributes to the community. Perhaps somebody out there would like to use it. I have… Read more »