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“Books I Am Reading” Plugin Extends “Now Reading Reloaded”

By / August 21, 2009 / Comments Off on “Books I Am Reading” Plugin Extends “Now Reading Reloaded”

I had a quandry today.  I needed some functionality not provided in a plugin.  The question: Do I edit the “Now Reading Reloaded” WordPress plugin, or do I build a plugin that extends it?  I chose the latter, and this is why: Normally when i want to customize an existing plugin, I will edit the…

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The Benefits of Using WordPress Widgets in Places Besides the Sidebar

By / August 18, 2009 /

Today I installed a WordPress widget in the footer of my blog.  I also installed one in the post meta of my “single.php” file.  Why do this?  Why wouldn’t I want to do this?  Hard-coding anything is sooo last year.  Seriously. One of the great things that WordPress does is allow average Joe User to…

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