Happiness Engineer : Day 3

You may know WordPress the software (WordPress.org if you will) but WordPress.com is completely different. Last year the user interface for WordPress.com was updated to use “Calypso”, you can still access the traditional wp-admin but most users use the new interface with new features being added all the time. Talk about a shock to your

Getting Involved with the WordPress Community

End of October I found myself in Boston for Boston WordCamp 2013, as I wanted to get more involved in the WordPress community. As it turns out there are no boundaries for those interested in contributing to WordPress. Visit make.wordpress.org to find out how you can help out by tackling defects, supporting other users in

WP Advertising Associate – Plugin Approved on WordPress.org

Great News!! The revised and renamed plugin WP Advertising Associate (previously titled WordPress Amazon Associate) has been approved for listing on the WordPress.org Directory Listing. Please update to the new plugin at your earliest convenience. You will need to deactivate and delete the existing WordPress Amazon Associate plugin however all settings will carry over to

New Release: WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin version 1.4.1

Today we released a patch to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin to correct an error in the Quick Links Module as well as providing additional styling for Amazon product images created through ShortCode. The latest available version (1.4.1) contains these changes and are worth getting if you utilize the HTML editor for writing content on

1.2.X Bug Fixes and Optimizations to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin

As you may have noticed there have been a few 1.2.x releases to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin over the last few days. In version 1.2.0 we introduced support for multiple Amazon locales and Geo localization of product links through the use of ip2nation. After the release it was brought to my attention by Per

WordPress Amazon Associate now supports multiple locales!

Yesterday, 11-20-2010 we released version 1.2 of the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin. This release was a major milestone to the plugin as it know supports multiple locales. This means that individuals that have associate ids for multiple amazon locales can insert them all into the plugin. In addition we integrated ip2nation support so that Geo

APaPi version 1.0.1 released

Early today 11-19-2010 we have released version 1.0.1 of the Amazon Product API (APaPi) library. This release corrects 2 main bugs that were in the first official release: Japan Domain correction – updated japan domain to .jp from co.jp setLocale validation fix – logic corrected for false negative. If you are using the library to

WordPress Amazon Associate update: Supporting I18n and Plugin Compliance

Yesterday (11/14/2010) saw the release of Version 1.1.0 of the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin. I am very excited about this release as we feel a couple key features were introduced. First WPAA now fully support I18n localization and includes a .pot file that users can use to translate the plugin into their language. If you

New WordPress Plugin – WordPress Amazon Associate

Some may already have noticed but this past Monday we released the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin for WordPress. This stream-linef plugin is built with the purpose of enabling you to quickly and easily take full advantage of all the widgets and feature that Amazon makes available to associates, and of course monetize your website while

Official Release 1.0 of Amazon Product API – APaPi

Yesterday we released the first official release of the APaPi library for PHP – version 1.0. This release of the library implemented numerous bug fixes through the creation of unit test cases built on the PHPUnit framework. In addition to bug fixes this version of the library implements a strict mode that will throw exceptions