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Related posts lite – free plugin

Ernest Marcinko Free Plugins, Wordpress Leave a Comment

After releasing the pro version, I have decided to make a free version of the plugin as well. Of course it has a lot less options, but enough for a simple regular usage. The plugin features 6 different layouts as well. Related posts lite is a simple related posts plugin, yet with a very powerful related posts engine. In fact …

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Related Posts Pro for WordPress

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Commercial Plugins, Wordpress Leave a Comment

Lately I was looking into related posts plugins, but I haven’t found any for my exact needs. I’ve decided that the next project then will be a related posts plugin with as many features as possible. So I made one: Related Posts Pro for WordPress. Why is it better than the other ones? I needed a plugin with features like …

Changes in WordPress 3.9 you should know about

Ernest Marcinko Blog 1 Comment

Widgets One of the nicest changes are widget customizability. I’m still missing conditional tags like: don’t show the widget on certain pages and similar. It’s still nice to see an update on the widget interface. Key changes: Live preview of the widget changes! – Honestly, the best change ever. Now we can all test the changes on the production environment! …

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Responsible WordPress plugin development – More compatibility, less support tickets

Ernest Marcinko Tutorials, Wordpress 1 Comment

The wordpress plugin database is now filled with thousands of plugins. In my first few months of development I encountered lots of incompatibility issues, I almost recieved a support ticket after each selling. Altough you cannot make a plugin that is 100% compatible with all the other plugins in the repository, but you can and must try to make it …

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Picking the right Night mode colors for your UI

Ernest Marcinko Design, Tutorials Leave a Comment

The market is filled with multimedia/mobile devices. We are constantly using our mobiles/tablets/pc’s not caring about our vision. Our eyes however need to rest, but on these devices we experience mostly low contrast, hight brightness with bad colouring and poor typography, which hurts our vision. About a year ago a software called f.lux started to trend amongst designers, which is …

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Maximum performance with WordPress

Ernest Marcinko Tutorials, Wordpress Leave a Comment

There is nothing better, than seeing the speed of the fresh “virgin” WordPress installation. After installing few plugins, making posts or loading up the webshop, this speed exponentially decreases. In the end, you get a nice looking website with crappy loading speed. Ruining the user experience with slow speed is easier than you think. More speed = Less abandonment There …