WordPress: Popular Widget Plugin 100K downloads


We have achieved a great milestone with our Popular Widget. Even though it was not our first plugin released to the WordPress repository. With 100,000 downloads It really has become our most popular plugin/widget. The first version 0.5.0 was release in February 27, 2011. It only included 3 tabs and fewer options. After a few user and customer requests it […]

WordPress: Minify HTML for Google PageSpeed


One simple thing you can do to improve the loading speed of WordPress pages is to minify the HTML and then implement a system cache. In this tutorial we will teach you a simple way to minify the HTML code. Helper Hook First we have to add a helper hook, this is to affect only the front pages […]

Add an “Update notification” for self-hosted premium themes or plugins


Recently we embarked on the project of creating our own premium theme (Xclusive -Pro) that extends the basic functionality of our image store plugin. One thing that we love about WordPress is how users can easily update themes, and we wanted to offer the same functionally to anyone using our premium theme. There was not a […]