Plugins Archives

Child Theme Wizard – Version 1.4 released

I’ve pushed a new version of my Child Theme Wizard plugin to WordPress today. While the changes are very simple, the implications of this update are rather significant for using child themes. From time to time, best practices for how to create your child theme change. This has happened several times over the course of … Read more

Show Me The Cookies: How to list all cookies on your WordPress site

I’ve been working on a new plugin for WordPress called Cookies. It shows you a list of all cookies on your current site. Once activated, you can find this list under Appearance – Cookies.

In addition, you can also display this list to your visitors by adding the shortcode [cookies] to any post or page. Many of those cookies are used by WordPress to track things such as “are you logged in”, so I’ve added an option to filter WordPress related cookies out. This list is available with the [cookies-nowp] shortcode.

I’m still putting the finishing touches on the plugin, but I’m planning to submit it to the WordPress repository. For now, feel free to download it from my GitHub repository.

Let me tell you a bit about how this plugin came to be.

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Zen Dash – Version 1.5 released

I’ve just released an update to my Zen Dash plugin. Besides adding funky zen-bamboo artwork to the WordPress.org page, I’ve made the following minor amendments: the option to hide the Jetpack menu now only shows up when Jetpack is activated, otherwise it’s hidden I’ve verified compatibility with the immanent release of WordPress 4.4 added funky … Read more

Child Theme Wizard – Version 1.1 released

I’ve released a new version of my popular Child Theme Wizard plugin today. Everything remains the same, except for one thing: the parent theme is no longer loaded via CSS, it’s now being loaded via PHP. Let me explain why. When I wrote this little tool in 2014, the best practice to create a child … Read more

Introducing Child Theme Wizard for WordPress

I’ve just finished writing a new WordPress Plugin to help you create Child Themes with a single click, and no need for any external tools. The Child Theme Wizard is a super slim assistant which can be accessed under Tools – Child Theme Wizard. Pick a Parent Theme, enter additional information, click Create Child Theme … Read more

Disk Space Pie Chart – v0.6 released

I’ve just released a new version of my (totally unpopular) Disk Space Pie Chart plugin for WordPress. The update addresses the background colour of the pie chart which worked well with WordPress 3.7 and below, but now that we have a snazzy new colour scheme in the admin interface, I made sure it still looks … Read more