Hacking Thesis Custom Template Functionality

I recently ran into a problem making FoxyShop compatible with the WordPress theme Thesis. I have to start out saying that I really don’t like WordPress theme frameworks that unhook all the wonderful things that make WordPress so flexible and easy to use. The header and footer functionality is something that many plugin developers rely […]

WordPress Tip ‘o The Day: Custom Menu Targets

WordPress dev’s, ever wished you could set the target on a custom menu item? I sure wish it was easier than doing some fancy jQuery-trapping and attribute-adding. Well, as it turns out, it is a lot easier. Alex Chousmith from the WordPress Support Forums is my hero for finding this Easter Egg: On /wp-admin/nav-menus.php , […]

WordPress Suggestion: Reset Permalink Button

When changing the title of your post, it would be really handy to have a Reset button next to the Edit button on the permalink line. The Reset button would simply remove the current permalink and regenerate it based on the current title. You can currently do this by clicking edit, erasing the content, and […]

FoxyShop: A WordPress Shopping Cart Plugin

I’ve been hard at work over the last several weeks on my second WordPress plugin. I’ve built a shopping cart plugin that utilizes FoxyCart’s (terrific) service to turn the WordPress CMS into a product inventory manager. Through the process of building this plugin I’ve learned a lot more about WordPress and action hooks (and their […]