I’ve been using Contact Form 7 on all my WordPress blogs for a long time. Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
Around 10% of the visitors across my various blogs are mobile users. The foray of smart phones has given just about anybody the ability to visit your site through their iPhone or Blackberry or Samsung or…[fill your favourite smart phone name here].
Over a period of time your WordPress blog’s database will end up collecting a lot of clutter. This is especially prominent if you’ve been running your blog for a few years and if it has heavy activity. Clutter includes auto drafts, post revisions, spam, trash and useless tags.
Apple’s new Macbook Pro with Retina display has started to catch on. And many people (like me) are using the new iPad with the retina screens. These retina screens have four times as many pixels as normal screens.
Barely a day after 3.4 RC3, the team at Automattic have released WordPress 3.4 “Green”!
Bookings Bookings is a powerful reservations scheduler. Booking Calendar Booking Calendar – its plugin for online reservation and availability checking service for your site. Auto ThickBox Plus Overlays linked image, inline, iFrame and AJAX content on the page in simple & fast effects.
FindTheBest, a data-driven comparison engine, just launched its interactive, data-driven widgets for bloggers and related WordPress plugin These enable data-driven publishers and bloggers to add interactive, customizable and unbiased product, service and reference listings to blogs and websites. The widgets are: Interactive and include small infographics Monetizable (come with ‘buy now button’); bloggers and affiliate share all the revenues Single or multiple-listing options (for reviews or comparisons) Fully customizable Widgets cover product, service and reference listings across 800 topics The widgets and plugin cover over 800 topics, spanning 9 categories, including: Business & Finance, Education, Electronics, Health, Home & Family, Motors, Software, Sports & Recreation and Travel & Lifestyle. FindTheBest is open to both Publishers and Advertisers / Business owners who can add their listing for free.
As a plugin developer, the WordPress plugin directory is extremely critical to me. While the back end works fine, it is extremely critical that the front end part of the site works perfectly, especially to enhance usability for both users and developers. The plugin directory received a much necessary revamp that was put live yesterday.
The mobile is taking over the world. Today, almost all mobile phones come equipped with browsers, not to forget the whole host of mobile devices out there. While most mobile browsers can easily support your normal blog theme, you might want to create a better experience for users by offering a custom look for mobile devices.
The folks at Ajax Edit Comments (me included), are offering a discount of $175 on their unlimited plan option! When subscribing, all you need to do is use the coupon code HAPPYNEWYEAR. The coupon will be valid for 24 hours, so act quickly.