Edit Flow: This is Why We Can’t Have Nice пожитки.

Posted by in i18n, Plugins

Edit Flow is a fantastic plugin: it basically turns a standard WordPress installation into a newsroom, with complete control of the editorial workflow. As far as code quality is concerned, it is enough to say that it is prominently featured as one of the recommend plugins on WordPress.com’s VIP service, and that the WordPress.com VIP team itself contributes to the development of the plugin. I’ve gladly used a few times in the past, and have nothing but praise for the superior and elegant way it’s implemented. Well, almost. You see, up to now,…read more


Oh My, DradCast! (also Martinis)

Posted by in i18n, Plugins, Themes

Very happy to see my WooThemes post being discussed on the DradCast (jump to 46:05, but you should watch the whole thing. “Rap battle”, and I’ll say no more), and glad to see the i18n discussion reaching the United States on a larger stage. I think Dre an Brad may have confused “.pot is mandatory” with “we’re required to supply translations”, though. Just to be clear: the .pot is, if not required, at least strongly recommended, (remember that that file is simply a list of original strings in English, and very…read more


Dear WP Job Manager: We Need to Talk

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It’s not you, it’s me Let me get the obvious out of the way, so that we can focus on what’s important in mending this relationship: I love you, I do. The way you blend into my site’s dashboard sends shivers of joy every time I open your settings page, and your Ajax-powered search and refresh make me swoon like a teenager anticipating getting to third base for the first time in his life. I was even a little naughty and looked at the source code and was amazed at…read more