A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by Troy Dean from WP Elevation for their podcast, and the interview (video and a transcript) has just been published. Watch the interview here, and let me know what you think! Troy is a great guy and is the best interviewer/podcast host/all-round good guy involved in the WordPress community at … Continue reading Paul Gibbs interviewed by Troy Dean from WP Elevation
Hijacking WordPress Internationalisation
As part of a new feature I am developing for the next release of my Welcome Pack plugin for BuddyPress, I needed a really smart way of dynamically adding my own translations for strings at page-load time; creating a stand-alone .mo file to load the strings wasn't a great solution, for reasons of requiring people … Continue reading Hijacking WordPress Internationalisation
How to get a list of BuddyPress' actions.
As part of research for a new version of my Achievements plugin for BuddyPress, I need a list of all the BuddyPress action names. For non-developers, actions are the hooks that WordPress & BuddyPress launches at specific points during execution, or when specific events occur. This allows plugin developers to hook into these events and … Continue reading How to get a list of BuddyPress' actions.
Six Little Habits: The Bad Ones.
Over at sixuntilme, Kerri's listed six of her diabetes "bad habits." I thought I'd share mine; I can't do six, but here's four: Not changing finger-stabber needle I'm not quite leaving these until they are rusty, but not far from it! I have recently switch to using the Accu-Chek Multiclix, which has a drum of … Continue reading Six Little Habits: The Bad Ones.