Author Archives: William P. Davis
I’m working on a new version of the Docs to WordPress plugin and would love it if a few people could field test it to make sure I didn’t screw anything up. There were mostly a few simple fixes, though … Continue reading
I will be working shortly on some upgrades to the Docs to WordPress plugin and wanted to get some input on what people would like to see in the next version. There have been a lot of great ideas floated in … Continue reading
Just a quick shoutout: The BDN is very honored that our submission to the Knight News Challenge made it to Round 2. Our proposal is to take what we’ve done at the BDN, rewrite the code now that we have … Continue reading
This, I know, is the code a lot of people have been waiting for. It hasn’t been posted till now mostly because I’ve been trying to package everything to make it plug-and-play. At a certain point it was time to … Continue reading
I’ve gotten a lot of requests from people using our Docs to WordPress plugin on how to set a headline that’s different from the title of your Doc, such as we do at the BDN using a pipe. This isn’t a … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, unbeknownst to me, Google made a (wise) change to its APIs to require SSL for all API calls. This caused parts (but not all, apparently) of the Docs to WordPress plugin to stop working. This evening I released … Continue reading
Media management is, unfortunately, one of the weaker points of WordPress. There are some exciting changes coming for 3.3, but they don’t address some of the core deficiencies, such as the inability to attach a photo to multiple posts.
We had a fun time killing our site in an unusual manner last night and again this morning.
Version 0.3-beta of our Docs to WordPress plugin has been released. It’s a fairly minor release, and only affects people using the cleaner extension, but we just rolled it out internally this morning at the BDN and it’s exciting for us, … Continue reading