How to build a WordPress Client Portal plugin

When building a company website, chances are you’ll be looking for a WordPress client portal plugin where an administrator can upload files and information related to a particular client. And most of the time it doesn’t have to be something complicated. There are several solutions like simply creating a password protected page or using an […]

WordPress 4.5 Explained (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” was released with a lot of improvements and new features. This release was led by Mike Schroder, backed up by Adam Silverstein as Release Deputy, Mel Choyce as Release Design Lead, and the help of 298 contributors with props in this release. While there is no big ticket item on the list, […]

How It’s Made – A look at the theme and plugins that power cozmoslabs.com

After several years, our website design was no longer in sync with what we wanted from our brand. It was also built at a time when responsive websites were just becoming mainstream and we never took the time to make sure it looks good on smaller devices. While we wanted to do a redesign for […]

WordPress Begin User Registration at a Specific Date and Time

Sometimes you want to begin user registrations in your WordPress site at a particular date and time in the future. Luckily it’s simple enough and it requires just a small plugin. There’s no UI and you’ll have to modify the $open_registration_time variable with your time and hour, but it’s as simple as it gets: create […]

Tribulant Newsletter – Profile Builder Addon

An integration with the WordPress Newsletter plugin developed by tribulant.com has been made into the Profile Builder plugin to capture subscribers through registration forms. A new field “Newsletters” is now available in Profile Builder -> Manage Fields, allowing your users to also subscribe to various newsletters offered on your site. It is offered as a […]

WordPress AMP Plugins

WordPress AMP Plugins: Accelerated Mobile Pages

There’s been a lot of discussion regarding WordPress AMP, particularly in the Advanced WordPress Facebook group. With Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google promises instant load times for readers since AMP pages are stripped down of most of the markup and have limited or no javascript scripts loaded. Some of the questions involved errors with existing WP […]

5 Free And Easy to Use WordPress Membership Plugins

Free and easy to use WordPress membership plugins are not a myth. Finding and getting started with them is simpler then you might think. Often website owners require visitors to sign up and become members of their platform before allowing access to the content. The solutions for WordPress users are a variety of membership plugins […]

WordPress 4.4 “Clifford” explained

WordPress 4.4 “Clifford” (named for jazz musician Clifford Brown) was released with over 2,000 contributions by 471 contributors. That’s the largest number of contributors to a point release by far. Here’s the short launch video for this version. As you can see, there are a lot of great things in this release like: REST API […]

What is WordPress Calypso and what does it mean for self hosted sites?

Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic recently announced a new interface for WordPress.com called Calypso. You can now manage your blogs, publish and edit posts as well as read other people articles all from a new look and feel. This is great, however, what’s truly remarkable is the fact that the new interface is written […]