Crowd Favorite Archives

  1. Drafts Dropdown 2.0

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    I’ve released an updated version of Drafts Dropdown. This is a WordPress plugin that gives you easy access to your draft posts. A “Drafts” link is added to the admin bar. Clicking this drops down a drawer with your drafts. The new version also updates the styling, improves performance, and will make you younger, fitter…

  2. WordCamp SF

    Devin and I are in San Francisco for WordCamp this weekend. I’m looking forward to catching up with some old friends and meeting some new folks in the WordPress community. I’ve also got a couple of core tickets to lobby on – look out Nacin! I’m always happy to talk about the technical details of…

  3. WordPress + Twitter + Facebook = Social

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    Social is a new WordPress plugin that makes it easier for you to connect your WordPress site to other social web networks. Download This thing is really cool, for a number of reasons. I’ll dive into those in a bit, but first head on over to the MailChimp blog to see the official release announcement.…

  4. GUID Fix Plugin (Important for RAMP Customers)

    Yesterday we released CF GUID-Fix, a plugin to address an issue that could cause problems for folks using our RAMP content-deployment product for WordPress (my previous post about RAMP).1 There were versions of WordPress prior to 3.1 that had a bug that caused pages and some custom post types to have non-unique GUID values. This…

  5. RAMP: Easy Content Deployment for WordPress

    I’m very excited to introduce RAMP to the WordPress community. RAMP is a new commercial product for WordPress that makes it easy to set up your content in your staging environment, then push those changes to your live site. At Crowd Favorite we are fortunate to have some really great clients. These clients are running…

  6. Delivereads

    I’ve got an idea… I love it when I get a note like this from internet superhero Dave Pell. It normally means I’m going to get a chance to help build something I’m going to love. Our latest project together is Delivereads. You may have read about it already on Daring Fireball, Gizmodo or the…

  7. Hiring: PHP Developers in Denver, CO

    Want a fun and challenging work environment? Want to build stuff on the cutting edge with and for WordPress? At Crowd Favorite we build cool things for the web. We get to play with the entire web stack, from back-end API architecture to advanced front-end HTML5, CSS and jQuery interfaces. We are hiring immediately for…

  8. Wanted: Technical Project Manager

    I’m looking for a bright, motivated individual to join our team as a project manager. At Crowd Favorite we build cool things for the web. You will join us to enjoy the privilege of working with great clients and a sharp and dedicated team on fun and challenging projects. The project manager position is a…

  9. Audience vs. Content

    This past weekend I had the opportunity to be interviewed at WordCamp Seattle. It was great to catch up a little with some fellow WordPress developers and a nice opportunity to share a little about the good fortune I’ve had to be a part of the WordPress project. In preparing for the interview, Nick Ohrn…

  10. SxSW WordPress Business Panel Audio

    The audio is now online from the WordPress business panel I participated in at SxSW 2011.1 I talk quite a bit about Crowd Favorite and running a WordPress development business in the first 15 minutes or so, then chime in here and there throughout the rest of the hour. My thanks to Shane for putting…

  11. Carrington Build and Business Theme 1.1.1

    Sadly we weren’t able to avoid the .1 release for Carrington Build and the Carrington Business theme this time around. Version 1.1.1 is now available for each, fixing a variety of minor issues and cleaning up a few of the new features. As this does fix some bugs, it is a recommended upgrade for all…

  12. Carrington Build 1.1 & Carrington Business 1.1 Released

    I’m very pleased to announce that we have released version 1.1 of Carrington Build and our Carrington Business theme for WordPress. Carrington Build is our drag and drop layout tool for WordPress themes, it is included in our Carrington Business theme. Carrington Build has been a great product for us. We’re building bigger and bigger…

  13. Speaking About WordPress at SxSWi

    At SxSWi this year I’ll be joining Shane Pearlman, Brandon Jones and Sonia Simone on a panel entitled Making Money with WordPress (Without Working at Automattic).1 We’ll be on stage bright and early at 9:30am on Sunday. Get coffee on the way. I think it will be a pretty interesting discussion. We’ve got the major…

  14. WordPress HelpCenter to Reopen!

    I am excited to announce that WordPress HelpCenter is coming back! Look for it to reopen on March 14th under new management. Nathan Garza, who has been with me at both Crowd Favorite and WordPress HelpCenter is acquiring the business. He is someone I trust, has experience running a business, is intimately familiar with the…

  15. Internal Link Shortcode 1.0.1

    My Internal Link Shortcode plugin has been updated to version 1.0.1, addressing a bug where text left in the search field could accidentally overwrite the post or page title on save. The Internal Link Shortcode plugin allows you to insert links that are references to posts and pages within your WordPress powered site. These links…