Chris on…Plugins

Delorean Ipsum generator for WordPress

"The way I see it, if you're gonna build a way to quickly insert placeholder text in your WordPress site, why not do it with some *style?*" A quick plugin...

/ June 21, 2016

Testing IP sensitive data on localhost

Recently I’ve been doing some updates to the Fraud Monitor extension for Easy Digital Downloads which helps store owners avoid costly charge-back fees from fraudulent credit card purchases. The most recent...

/ January 25, 2016

Prevent additional discounts when renewal discounts are applied

Update: This is now a feature that’s built directly into the Software Licensing add-on for Easy Digital Downloads. It can be accessed in Downloads > Settings > Extensions > Software...

/ April 7, 2015

Code Snippet: Show blog ID in admin header

Just recently I ran into a case where I had to quickly look something up in the database of my WordPress development environment. I typically do this via a program...

/ February 20, 2015

Leading By Example

I’ve previously written a few posts about using WordPress Actions and Filters to better extend your plugins and/or themes. This time though, I want to talk about leading by example,...

/ August 15, 2014

Showing EDD File Download Sizes

The other day I got an interesting support thread for Easy Digital Downloads, asking for the list of files, and their sizes be displayed when viewing a product. Being that...

/ July 18, 2014

Developer ProTip: Don’t be tricky

Well that was embarrassing! Day 1 of a plugin release. One of my first customers. Boom, Fatal Error. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ In short, it was a simple mistake on my part,...

/ May 5, 2014

Using Easy Digital Downloads Software Licensing as an API GateKeeper

It’s no secret I’m a fan of Easy Digital Downloads as I’m a contributor and support technician Lead Developer for the project. I’m also a HUGE fan of the Software...

/ April 19, 2014

A Chance To Learn Something New

In my last 4 years as a software developer for GoDaddy, I’ve had the chance to work on one of the largest scale WordPress sites that I’ve ever worked with....

/ March 23, 2014

Removing another plugins hooks

The Problem Recently, I was working on a support thread where the user was attempting to override the default functionality of Easy Digital Downloads by using the remove_action() function. This...

/ March 3, 2014