WordPress Picks for this week [10/11]

Quick WP tip: pagination classes Yoast guides you through a quick way of styling WordPress’ internal functions next_posts_link and previous_posts_link. Five Ways to Change Your WordPress Password Maybe you’re regularly forgetting your WordPress Admin password, or maybe this is your first time and you’re totally clueless as to how to proceed? Then, this article is for you!

WordPress picks for the week up to 09/16

WordPress picks for the week up to 09/16

Top 10 Common Coding Mistakes in WordPress plugins Ozh has always been a good guide in helping plugin authors get their coding right. In his article, Ozh has highlighted some very common errors / bad coding exercises that are present in a lot of plugins. As a plugin author, I must admit that I am guilty of some of these mistakes, but am constantly working towards improving and bettering this.

What’s new in WordPress 2.8
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What’s new in WordPress 2.8

A new iteration of the popular blogging platform WordPress has been recently released. Codenamed “Baker” after renowned trumpeter & vocalist Chet Baker, the new version has a slew of under-the-hood changes in addition to changes to the Administrative interface: New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors Browse the theme directory and install themes from the admin interface Allow the dashboard widgets to be arranged in up to four columns Allow configuring the number of items to show on management pages with an option in Screen Options Support timezones and automatic daylight savings time adjustment  Support IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module Faster loading of admin pages via script compression and concatenation What’s noteworthy about this particular release is the sheer number of support tickets both opened and closed (over 790 in total), which means that the developers have made a conscious effort at listening to what the users’ feedback and issues are and trying to get them resolved.