News Archives

  1. Social 2.7

    Just in time for the holidays I am very pleased to report we have a new version of Social for you (compliments of our good friends at MailChimp and my team at Crowd Favorite). This release as a few changes of note: Points to a new Social proxy URL. The old one will stop working…

  2. Take RAMP for a Spin

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    We recently added the ability to take RAMP for a test drive before you buy. On the RAMP page, click that “Demo” button to sign up and we’ll set up both a staging and production WordPress site for you – with RAMP installed and configured on both sites. You can log in, create and upload…

  3. Social 2.6

    Social 2.6 is now available for download! This release was initially intended to handle a smallish set of bug fixes, but then Twitter announced version 1.1 of their API and we figured while we were in there we might as well make all the changes necessary for compatibility. So the good news is that this…

  4. Twitter Tools 3.0.2

    I’ve released Twitter Tools 3.0.2 to address a handful of bugs and add a few customization points: Add aktt_tweet_create_blog_post filter to allow other plugins/code to make programatic decisions about when to create blog posts from tweets Add aktt_tweet_create_blog_post_format filter to allow post format to changed or omitted Properly apply title prefix when creating blog posts…

  5. Twitter Tools 3.0.1

    I released Twitter Tools 3.0.1 last night to address all confirmed bugs in version 3.0: Respect timezone offset for new posts from tweets Ensure categories and tags are set properly for new posts from tweets Make enabled/disabled accounts more visually explicit Use proper URL example in help text Want more details? Check out the diff.…

  6. Twitter Tools 3.0

    When I first started posting to Twitter I soon realized that I wanted to keep a copy of that content. Twitter Tools was born shortly thereafter. Since that time Twitter has evolved, WordPress has evolved, and my vision of how best to integrate the two has evolved with them. Twitter Tools 3.0 is a complete…

  7. Crowd Favorite is Hiring: Devs and Project Manager

    Earlier this summer Crowd Favorite enjoyed it’s 5 year anniversary. I’m really proud of what we’ve been able to do as a team over this time. In the last few years, it’s become clear to me that hiring and recruiting is both the hardest and most important part of my job. A great team sets…

  8. RAMP 1.1

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    When I was posting about our recent releases, I overlooked version 1.1 of RAMP. This is the first major feature release of RAMP, and we added a bunch of great features. Perhaps the most useful user feature is the “quick send” feature. Now when you publish or update a post, there is a “RAMP It”…

  9. FavePersonal 1.1

    We’ve released version 1.1 of our FavePersonal theme for WordPress (the theme you see on this site). This release includes the new 2.5 version of the Social plugin as well as updates to Carrington Core and other libraries and code changes to use new best practices added in WordPress 3.4. As a result, this release…

  10. Carrington Build and FaveBusiness Updates

    Carrington Build

    We recently updated Carrington Build for compatibility with WordPress 3.4. We also updated our pricing structure for Carrington Build, dropping the single site price from $499 to $299 and adding an unlimited site package1 at $999. Our Carrington Build packages include access to our developer support forums and developer documentation, along with example theme integrations…

  11. Carrington Core 3.4

    We’ve gone ahead and merged in the global variables changes into version 3.4 of Carrington Core. We also stripped out the lightbox and color picker code so that Carrington Core is just a lightweight template selection engine. If you have a Carrington-based theme that relies on the lightbox or color picker, grab the code from…

  12. Post Formats Admin UI version 1.0.2

    We’ve released version 1.0.2 of our Post Formats Admin UI developer plugin for WordPress. This has a few useful bug fixes: Gallery is displayed as expected when images have already been uploaded before gallery tab is selected Fix audio fields showing on Video tab (props DrewAPicture) Fix quote fields showing on Link tab (props dariodev)…

  13. Social 2.5

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    I’m very pleased to share version 2.5 of Social with you. Brought to you by our good friends at MailChimp (see their blog post), Social is a WordPress plugin that connects your WordPress site to Twitter and Facebook in really interesting ways. Here are the high level bullet points: easily connect your Twitter and Facebook…

  14. Social 2.5 beta 2

    We’re just about ready to put a bow on version 2.5 of Social. If you’d like to test the second beta release, grab it from GitHub. Social is a plugin that allows you to maintain a centralized conversation on your site, while also participating in conversations on Facebook and Twitter. This post is part of…

  15. Colorado Flag Web Geek T-shirts

    Fellow Colorado web geeks, I made you a t-shirt. The code that comprises the white stripe is a full, working HTML page with canvas code that draws the Colorado flag. Yes, it’s very meta. Want one? We’re taking orders for the rest of the month, then we’ll place an order to get them all printed…