WordPress: How to easily remove the ‘App Shop’ link in The Events Calendar plugin

July 3, 2012

The Events Calendar by Modern Tribe is a great way to create and manage events. Modern Tribe has several sweet add-ons that help with ticket sales, conference management, etc. To make it easier for users of their plugin to get add-ons a convenient ‘App Shop’ link is provided in the WordPress admin, under the Events

WordPress: How to use WP-Cron

June 2, 2012

* This post was created in conjunction with a presentation for the 2012 Orange County WordCamp. If the session is recorded I will post it here when I receive it. Important resources Presentation slides: 2012 Orange County WordCamp 2012 Portland WordCamp Full source code used in this tutorial: June 2012 Orange County WordCamp August 2012

I am speaking at the 2012 Orange County WordCamp!

May 31, 2012

I have the distinct pleasure of speaking at the 2012 Orange County WordCamp conference. This conference is a two day event where WordPress users, bloggers, and professionals come together for a great time of networking and educational sessions. I have been invited to speak on WordPress’ built-in task scheduler, WP-Cron. A brief session description is

WordPress: How to migrate from local development to Windows Azure

May 29, 2012

I have been receiving several requests each week for information on migrating WordPress from an existing (usually a local development copy) installation to Windows Azure, so I decided to write up a quick post on how to accomplish this just for you! 🙂 The power of the scaffold The Microsoft Open Source Technologies Inc. (A

WordPress: How to remove “Protected:” and “Private:” from post titles

May 23, 2012

By default, when creating a private or password protected post in WordPress the string “Private:” or “Protected:” is prepended to the post title on display (Never in the database, only when displaying). This can sometimes be annoying, however WordPress’ filters quickly come to the rescue here. There are two filters that add the text and