• The Royal Mile at Night
    Articles,  Personal,  Travel

    Journey to the Isle of Skye – 5 years later

    A long long time ago or five years (if you consider that long), a much younger version of Ajay and Ashwina went down to the Isle of Skye. This was pretty much our first big holiday as husband and wife which sparked a whole set of adventures that we have had over the past several years. I’ve usually been reluctant to do the same trip again because there are so many other places to visit and it’s hard to relive the magical experience you have the first time around. However, as her parents were in town and Skye remains one of the most beautiful places in the UK, we decided…

  • Happy birthday!
    Personal

    Happy birthday to me!

    It sure has been a while since I wrote a personal post and today is definitely a good day to write one as I celebrate my birthday today! The day turned out to be quiet yet positively eventful. Got some good news yesterday at work, which has become really hectic over the past several months, or should I say year? At the US embassy This morning began with me making a trip to the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square for a relatively early morning appointment. I’ve always wanted to make a trip to the States but never found an opportunity just yet. With a trip on the horizon, the first…

  • Where did they go from here v2.1.0 - Admin page
    Plugins,  WordPress

    Where did they go from here v2.1.0

    I pushed through a major release of my followed posts plugin viz. Where did they go from here v2.1.0 little over a year since the last release. This plugin brings some major changes, so when you upgrade, please make sure you check that everything works fine. Any issues, please create a new support ticket in the forums. If you’re an existing user, do consider writing a review of the plugin on WordPress.org. New Admin Page The admin page has a brand new look that should fit better with your WordPress admin area. The settings have now been upgraded to the Settings API. The page groups the various settings into a tabbed WordPress interface. You…

  • Contextual Related Posts v2.4.0 - List tuning options
    Plugins,  WordPress

    Contextual Related Posts v2.4.1

    I pushed through Contextual Related Posts v2.4.0 to the WordPress.org repository today (Update: 2.4.1 has been released to fix a few bugs). This version adds some much asked features including randomising the related posts and also limiting them to the same post type. You can find both options under “List Tuning” in your settings page. Randomising related posts has been a much requested feature by many users. The challenge with randomising the related posts with mySQL is primarily performance along with many unrelated posts getting priority. In this version, the related posts are first fetched based on the limit that you specify e.g. 6 posts based on the screenshot below.…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Knowledgebase v1.4.0

    Cross-posted on the WebberZone.com blog I’ve just pushed through the latest version of Knowledgebase. This version of the plugin has some minor fixes in the CSS which make the layout more presentable and aligned (Provided by Colinsp) Additionally, I’ve also added a brand new set of options that will allow you to include Knowledgebase articles in your main blog feed and also disable the knowledgebase feed completely. Ideal if you’re adding articles and you want all your subscribers to know about it. As usual, you can update your plugin from within your WordPress dashboard. Please file any support queries in the Support Forums. Changes in Knowledgebase v1.4.0 – 22 APRIL 2017 Features:…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Top 10 v2.4.4

    This is cross posted on the WebberZone blog. I’ve uploaded Top 10 v2.4.4 this week that fixes some bugs and a potential security issue. Please make sure you upgrade the plugin and use the latest version asap. As always, you can seek support in the forums. In other notes, I noticed today that the plugin has now crossed over 400k downloads. It’s still being used on 30,000+ sites so I see a good scope of work. As always, am happy to hear your thoughts on how to make this better. Detailed changelog 2.4.4 Enhancements: Changed tracker type to Query based for better compatibility Bug fixes: Security fix: Potential SQL injection vulnerability. Reported…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Knowledgebase v1.3.0

    This was originally posted on the WebberZone blog. A few days back I pushed through an update of Knowledgebase v1.3.0. Knowledgebase is my relatively new plugin that I released last year when building WebberZone. It’s designed to be very simple to use to set up your own Knowledgebase. The latest release incorporates a very important uninstall feature. You can now choose to delete options when you uninstall the plugin and/or delete all knowledgebase data. This is if you want to completely clean out all articles as well as sections and categories, you’d select the section option. This does effectively mean that you’re nuking your knowledgebase and can only be restored if…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Add to All v1.2.0

    After more than two years, I decided it was high time to rework my plugin Add to All in order to bring it more compatible with the latest versions of WordPress. And, to also bring it out of an “abandoned” status. The biggest change in this version is migrating the settings to the WordPress Settings API. It also brings a brand new tabbed interface for each of the settings. When you upgrade, please do visit the settings page and check that all your settings are properly migrated. As usual, if you’re looking for support, create a new ticket in the Support forums. Detailed changes in Add to All v1.2.0 Features: Settings…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Contextual Related Posts v2.3.0

    This was cross posted on the WebberZone blog Following close on the heels of Top 10 v2.4.x, I’ve pushed through an update to my most widely used plugin. Contextual Related Posts v2.3.0 brings several new features and enhancements, tonnes of bug fixes and several tweaks under the hood for cleaner code in line with WordPress Coding Standards. Existing users can upgrade the plugin from within your WordPress dashboard. Remember to verify your settings and clear the cache when you upgrade. Please address all support queries in the WordPress.org support forum and not in the comments. If you spot any bugs you can report them in the forums or the Github…

  • Plugins,  WordPress

    Top 10 v2.4.0

    This has been cross-posted on the WebberZone blog. I’ve been working on Top 10 v2.4.0 for a long time where the main focus of this release has been to get a more compatible tracker. Today, I’m happy to say that I have pushed through the release and you can now upgrade your favourite popular posts plugin as you normally would from within your WordPress Dashboard Updates screen. This version adds two new features, fixes several bugs, has cleaner code as per WordPress Coding Standards and also deprecates some functions. New tracker Two months back I released v2.3.2 which fixed a security issue and also required me to remove the faster…

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