Chris on…WordPress

I’ve been using WordPress since 2005 and writing plugins ever since. I’m a core contributor, community member, WordCamp speaker, and plugin author. With over 10 years of WordPress experiance, we can get you on the right track.

WooCommerce – Hide out of stock products, only when backorders aren’t allowed

A while back I wrote about how I was using WooCommerce for a site my Wife was running. It’s been running totally solid since then, with very minimal involvement from...

/ June 17, 2015

How We Updated 37 Plugins in 4 Days

If you haven’t heard by now, there was a massive day of security releases for several WordPress plugins, and Easy Digital Downloads was no different. We were included in a...

/ April 23, 2015

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

Setup DesktopServer with WordPress Trunk

While at WordCamp San Francisco this weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with the Operations Manager for ServerPress, the group behind the popular DesktopServer application that helps you...

/ October 31, 2014

I was part of a social experiment

Back in June, I was informed I was part of a social experiment. Topher DeRosia of X-Team sent me a tweet, that simply stated: @cklosowski you have become part of...

/ August 16, 2014

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

Generating Star Ratings with Dashicons

Recently I was working on a ratings website, and needed a quick way to consistently generate the current star ratings of the items. Many of you are familiar with the...

/ July 7, 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