BuddyPress was conceived in 2008 while working to add social networking features to a WordPress MU powered site. The first official stable release was in May 2009. The platform has grown and morphed considerably since then, into the dynamic, easily extensible package you see today.
WordPress has a media uploader, which many people believe has a lot of room for improvement. There are many things that you can’t do when uploading and displaying images on a WordPress powered website. Uploading and displaying images can be made much better by using some built in functions and additional plugins. In this post we will look at some functions, code snippets and plugins to improve the display and management of image files in WordPress.
After spending hours choosing, designing, and tweaking your WordPress theme, you may have been disappointed at how your site looked the first time you opened it in a mobile browser. The built-in browsers on iOS, Android, and modern Blackberry devices can display full desktop sites, but they can still often be hard to easily use on a mobile device. What if you could easily make your WordPress blog work like a custom iOS webapp that was specially designed for mobile devices?
Recently while monitoring our blog stats, a new traffic source was popping up enough for us to notice. This traffic source was Pinterest. We started using the platform and saw great potential in it. In this article, we will show you how to add the Pinterest “Pin It” button to your WordPress blog.