About Pippin Williamson

Pippin Williamson is a WordPress developer based in Lawrence, KS. WordPress is his expertise: custom theme / plugin development, e-commerce solutions, content management, and everything else WordPress. His personal site can be found at PippinsPlugins.com. There he publishes frequent WordPress tutorials, tips and tricks. He also host a variety of his own free WordPress plugins. Join the site and receive member only benefits, including exclusive tutorial access and source file downloads.

Here are my most recent posts

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Once you have registered your custom taxonomy, it is really useful for be able to list the terms inside of that taxonomy, exactly as you would display a list of post categories. Even though it is a little misleading, it turns out that you can display a list of terms in a custom taxonomy using the wp_list_categories() function. The function accepts a variety of parameters, which you can see by going to codex entry, but I will just show you a couple of the most useful and commonly used ones. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 echo […]

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WordPress comes with a Recent Posts widget that you can use to display a list of your latest posts in your widgetized sidebar, but it’s really not very good in the fact that it does not give you any control over your posts at all. So I’ve written a new one.

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After having setup more than 3 dozen WordPress sites, I know very well what a pain it can be to go through and populate the site with test data. You have to go in and manually create 5-10 posts, several pages, perhaps some portfolio items in a custom post types, and more. It takes forever. Well, forget about doing that. The Duplicate Posts Plugin by lopo is one of the single great plugins I have ever used. Not because it provides a huge array of functionality, or dozens and dozens of features, but because it does one thing, and does […]

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Any of you that have been following our posts here at WP Mods, may be familiar with Pippin’s Pages.com; my personal site where I publish tutorials, plugins, and more WordPress related material. My site has been a great way for me to promote my own work and provide training material for other developers. Well, now I’d like to announce my new website: Pippin’s Plugins.com. It’s goal is to fill a void in the WordPress world: a site dedicated to nothing but plugin development. There are hundreds of websites out there, including WP Mods, that provide daily, weekly, and monthly tutorials […]

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A popular way for sites to display their most-talked-about posts, or those with recent commentary, is to have a widget that displays a list of the 5 or ten latest comments, and the posts that received the comments. There are several plugins that do this for you, but it’s always useful to know how to do it on your own. We’re going to write two functions, one that queries the posts, and one that taps into the first function through a short code. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 […]



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