In WordPress 3.1, the network-wide options being moved to their own area in WordPress to make it easier on network administrators.
To take a just a bit further, I put together this script that will switch color schemes when you’re in the Network Admin.
Continue reading Swap Color Schemes When in the Network Admin
If you’re running a WordPress network, and depending on how you’re using it, you may need to get users to confirm or update their email address.
In my situation, I build a lot of sites for clients, and during development I use an email address of my own so they don’t get bombarded with emails they don’t need. But I don’t always change it back when I’m done, or maybe there’s a typo. Or maybe it’s the client that has changed their email address.
Whatever the cause, sometimes these things just need to be double-checked and confirmed. So here’s a small plugin that can be dropped in your mu-plugins folder:
Continue reading Confirm Email Address
My office has a big WordPress multisite installation, so we are careful about updating plugins. As a result, there are ofter a number of plugins begging to be updated. It was getting annoying to see that all the time, so this little snippet gets rid of the notice. Continue reading Remove WordPress Plugin Update Count From the Menu
Toss this into your functions.php file to add or remove items from the favorites menu (dropdown by Howdy greeting) in WordPress. Continue reading Customize WordPress “Favorites” Menu
Changes “Search Engines Blocked” to some other text, in this case “Privacy Mode Enabled.” Just put this in your function.php file. Continue reading Change Search Engines Blocked text in WordPress
If you often customize the date/time formats in WordPress, this might be useful. Just put into your functions.php file and your new formats will be added to the list. Continue reading Add more Date/Time Format options to WordPress
If you need to update/re-save the permalink structure from within your plugin, here’s how:
Continue reading Updating Permalink Structure from a Plugin
I can’t really take credit for this, it’s just a slightly modified version of what’s available from this guy: http://atastypixel.com/blog/keeping-ichat-and-adium-status-in-sync-with-twitter/ You can use the instructions provided on that site to get this setup.
I increased the frequency and had to remove the tilde (~) from the path in the cronjob.
Continue reading Set your ichat status to your most recent last.fm play
As of WordPress 3.2, this implementation can be finicky – mostly an issue with inserting images into the right editor.
However, WordPress 3.3 (as of this note, is in beta 2) in getting an Editor API which will make adding 2nd (and 3rd…) editors to a single page much more reliable. If you don’t see me post an update by the end of the year – 3.3 has a tentative release date of sometime near the end of November 2011 – ping me here or on twitter @trepmal.
I work with a lot of less-than-tech-savvy people. Explaining how to use custom fields on their WordPress site is scary for both of us…
So I’ve been working on this plugin, this is definitely still rough around the edges, so if you spot any major issues, please let me know. Continue reading Add WYSIWYG controls to a particular custom field
Grabs the site ID and puts it by the “Howdy” greeting in the upper right hand corner of your WordPress dashboard.
For super admins it’s a link, for regular admins it’s plain text. Continue reading Put site ID by “Howdy” greeting in WordPress