Creating an RSS Feed from WordPress Tags

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One of the things that Wordpress really does well in my opinion is generate feeds out of the box for posts, and even feeds for post categories are fairly easy to pull together, but today I was needing to put together an RSS feed from post tags. For those of you that might be unfamiliar w/ Wordpress taxonomy, you basically have posts that are  Continue Reading...

WordPress Plugin Release: WP-Pleth Branding

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Plugin Description: I mentioned a few weeks back that I was going to start listing a few plugins and themes for sale on my blog for anyone that might be interested. Well, I haven't quite had a chance to bring anything to market yet that I would consider a "Premium" product so I thought I would test the waters with a free, yet functional, plugin  Continue Reading...

Jigoshop eCommerce Plugin for WordPress

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Over the years I've worked w/ a lot of eCommerce solutions, both paid as well as open-source, and I have to say that I've never been impressed w/ any one system like I have been Jigoshop. I'm including full-blown paid / proprietary systems like Storefront, Turnkey Webtools, and FoxyCart, as well as open-sourced projects like OSCommerce in the  Continue Reading...

WordPress 3.4.2 Maintenance & Security Release

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In case you missed it yesterday, there was a new maintenance and security upgrade released. Here are the details: WordPress 3.4.2, now available for download, is a maintenance and security release for all previous versions. After nearly 15 million downloads since 3.4 was released not three months ago, we’ve identified and fixed a number of  Continue Reading...

Live Blogging: Notes from NWA Techfest 2012

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Having an awesome morning at NWA Techfest, great turnout for the inaugural event. Since all of my slides are ready for my 2pm presentation I figured I would live blog my notes (since I left my moleskin at home). So, if you were unable to make it up to Fayetteville this morning, enjoy... https://twitter.com/cottonr/status/239030698994962434 Had  Continue Reading...

My Recap from WordCamp Fayetteville…

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This past weekend I had the privilege attending and speaking at Wordcamp Fayetteville 2012, it was an incredible conference (as always), and I wanted to share a few thoughts about the Conference and the weekend while they were still fresh on my mind. First off, kudos to the #WCFay team, they did an awesome job w/ this years event -- they always do!  Continue Reading...

Faster Deployment w/ Genesis Theme Framework

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I'm really looking forward to my talk at Wordcamp Fayetteville this year because it's totally different than any talk that I've ever really done. Typically, I will prepare an outline to work from that will be accompanied by a graphically driven presentation and pray to God continuously for an entire week leading up to the event that my ADHD doesn't  Continue Reading...