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Contributing to WordPress

Paal Joachim Romdahl profile at wordpress org

As one gets involved in various areas of WordPress one also gets “stars” showing where one has contributed. Here is my profile on WordPress.org which also shows the areas I have contributed to. 1. Lets say that there is an…

Automatic Updates for WordPress Core

Automatic Updates WordPress more details

Selecting to auto update WordPress, themes and plugins in Core. Back in 2016 Shiny Updates project had a goal to make things nicer and easier to use. This made the plugin and theme adjustments easier to handle. We also began some talks…

The New WordPress org Plugin Repository

WordPress Plugin Repository mockup suggestion which also includes filtering.

Originally posted 4 July 2016. The WordPress plugin repository is being worked on. A “beta” version is up right now at: The following screenshot shows the WordPress plugin repository while making a search for featured. What is missing from the…

WordPress Core Projects

User Objects with Social Fields. 2016.

Originally posted 5 January 2016. Core Projects being worked on for future release in WordPress Core. WP Fields API PJ: What is the WP Fields API? Scott: Fields API is a project that lets you build structures for WordPress objects.A structure…

The Future of WordPress Multisite

Network Site Information. Network Manager Tools Plugin.

Originally posted 3 March 2015. Modified today. WordPress Multisite options I am working on improving the user interface for multisite as part of the WordPress core group. The user interface and features in Multisite have not changed for a while.I…

WordPress Media Grid Library Update

Insert Media Screen adjusted in WordPress 3.5. Released in December 2012.

Originally posted 13 August 2014. Update: 13 August 2014 The Media Grid will be added to WordPress 4.0 planned release 27th of August. Work is going on with the image Editing experience. Additional Media Library features I would like to see:…

WordPress Media Structure Ideas

Originally posted 22 August 2014. At the WordPress.org forums there is a section called ideas. Anyone can suggest an idea and others can then add to it and vote on it. I just added the “A better media structure”…

Thoughts on WordPress version 4.0

WordPress media screen version 4.0.

Originally posted 20 March 2014. WordPress 4.0 a good round number might be released perhaps in August. Something that really should be celebrated with some awesome new features. For instance:– Reopening and extending the Media Grid Library Core Plugin:Media Library…

The lego framework and WordPress

Originally posted 20 January 2014. When I was young I played with legos. Now I play with WordPress. Posted originally at the Shoestrap theme forum. Modified below. Legos.Build a figure by following a drawn instruction pamplet, or just use your…

Making WordPress easier to use

(Originally posted 8 January 2014.) I work on occasion as an instructor so I look at things with a beginner mindset. As I look at WordPress I can see multiple areas that can be improved to make it easier to…

Frontend and Backend editing WordPress

Content-Creation-WordPress

(Originally posted 20 August 2013. It might be updated in the future.) Update of Content Editing experience. For new updates of the Frontend editing experience development check: Customizing TinyMCE Customizing TinyMCE to make it even more user friendly. Having most…

Widget WordPress mockups

Noel-Tock-Legacy-Widget-design

Rethinking Widgets in WordPress. (Original post from 19 August 2013, and now transferred over as a post to the newly recreated Easy Web Design Tutorials web site.) Here is Shaun Andrews mockup: Here is my mockup suggestion. The challenge is…

The Future of WordPress

Originally posted 16 August 2013 A new approach to developing WordPress has begun. As major changes are developed for WordPress these changes are going to happen initially through developing plugins.Since plugins can be created without having to incorporate them initially…

WordPress User Interface mockups

Categories-edit-section-WordPress

The following are User Interface mockups for WordPress or any other CMS for that matter that can use a similar approach. I use a template driven, drag and drop, what you see is what you get approach to all elements…