Fast Gets Faster as Hummingbird Adds CloudFlare Integration

Another week and another great new feature comes to our performance optimization plugin Hummingbird – full CloudFlare integration! So, if you haven’t already heard of CloudFlare, go take a look .We think you’ll be really interested in their services (we use them for CampusPress, and Edublogs) and as with all our articles, that’s not an affiliate link – we genuinely do like …

ButterBean Post Meta Box Framework 1.0 Released

Justin Tadlock’s new ButterBean post meta box framework was officially released this week. The framework allows developers to easily build a metabox with a tabbed UI to accommodate multiple fields. After roughly three months of beta testing, ButterBean is ready for use in projects. It can be dropped into a plugin or used as a standalone plugin. “The framework was …

Dennis Cooper Booted from Blogger, Relaunches on WordPress

photo credit: Sergey Zolkin Nearly two months after Google removed Dennis Cooper’s 14-year-old Blogger site and Gmail account without explanation, the novelist and performance artist has been officially ejected from the platform. According to Cooper, a post he wrote 10 years ago, which he had placed behind an adult content warning due to pornographic material, was flagged by a recent …

How to Add User Ratings to Your WordPress Website

User ratings are everywhere. Every popular eCommerce site provides user ratings for their products. Question and answer sites like Quora and StackOverflow identify the best answers by relying on user ratings. Books, movies, businesses, and even college professors are ranked on the basis of user ratings. There are lots of different types of WordPress sites that might want to incorporate …