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Show the user a useful search form when on a 404 page. Turn the query string into a search. more

A Better Related Posts Plugin

2010-10-31

There are many plugins that find related posts for WordPress, and I was happy to use one of them in the past. However, WordPress evolves. One of the biggest change was the addition of custom post types. They are very useful and I use them a lot for my own … more

Extract HTML with PHP’s DOM extension

2010-10-22

I recently had to parse HTML with PHP and had a look at PHP's DOM at last. Here's a way to extract an element's content by ID: <?php /** * Extract an element by ID from an HTML document * Thanks http://codjng.blogspot.com/2009/10/unicode-problem-when-using-domdocument.html * * @param string $content A website * … more

Better Recent Posts Widget

2010-10-17

The built-in recent posts widget in WordPress isn't too bad, but it doesn't support custom post types. That's why I wrote this new widget. You can choose any custom post types you want. This way you can always get a list of recent updates on your blog. The widget ignores … more

WordPress Pastebin

2010-10-16

This plugin is for you if you like sharing your code. Turn your blog into a pastebin and keep your own code on your own site. You can tag your pastes like you tag your normal posts, and visitors can leave comments if you allow it. I wrote this because … more

This makes it possible to have the taxonomy below some post type slug, e.g. the post type is at /cars/ and taxonomies are at /cars/manufacturer/, /cars/year-of-construction/ etc. You want to register the taxonomy with the same $slug. more

Run the filter whenever you want your post type in the main loop. Add ishome(), iscategory() etc. Example is for the post type 'paste'. more

There's obviously a little context missing for this paste, but the basic idea should be clear ;-) more

With this you can upload images through your plugin/theme. They are saved as attachments. Please add nonce fields for security reasons. more

Better Lorem Ipsum Generator for WordPress

2010-10-08

When you create WordPress plugins and themes it is often a good thing to test them on blogs with much data. Since 3.0 I use custom post types and custom taxonomies a lot and couldn't find a plugin that autogenerates them. Hence I wrote a new plugin. Features: Automatically create … more

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