Category Archives: Plugins

New Beta version of Docs to WordPress

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

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Updates to the Docs to WordPress plugin forthcoming. What would you like to see?

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

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Setting the head of a post using a delimiter in your doc

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

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Update to Google Docs to WordPress plugin

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

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Media management in WordPress

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.

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Updated Docs to WordPress plugin: Now with better formatting

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

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New Plugin: Define SSL Pages

Just released: A very simple plugin that allows you to require SSL for certain pages on your site. For example, at the BDN we moved the login form from /wp-login.php to /login/, and wanted to require SSL for that page. … Continue reading

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Quick update to the Docs to WordPress plugin

We’ve released a quick update to the Docs to WordPress plugin that allows the plugin to integrate with WP Cron rather than requiring you to create your own file to run cron against (though you can still do that, too). … Continue reading

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Bangor Daily News completes final switch to WordPress

Wednesday, we pointed the last of our traffic to our WordPress servers. We started planning the transition soon after I started at the BDN in July, and started beta testing the system in late August with our Sports section. Stories … Continue reading

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