Recent security changes on bradkovach.com and a new WordPress plugin

Here is a small enumeration of the ways that I’ve improved security at bradkovach.com Full-time HTTPS is available for all bradkovach.com domains.  My certificates are signed by DigiCert. HTTP Strict Transport Security is enabled.  For compatible browsers (Firefox, Chrome), they should flatly refuse to communicate with bradkovach.com unless HTTPS is available.  This affects all subdomains. projects.bradkovach.com […]

Free WordPress Theme! Introducing Civique.

I’ve been working on a WordPress theme lately.  It’s a theme designed for non-profit organizations, but it could work well for almost any organization. It is MIT Licensed (compliant with GPLv2). It has full support for… Theme Customization Header color Logo (keep it under 75 px tall) Header Images Post Thumbnails Attachment alignment Menus Sidebars It includes […]

WordPress Goodie: Theme Customization API code generator

This isn’t quite as robust as what I usually find over at GenerateWP, but it’s certainly handy, and it makes it easy to correctly link your settings to groups to controls. There are some limitations No support for non-text WP_Customize_Control elements.  This is an easy fix, and you should reference the official WordPress API Documentation for […]

Exciting WordPress Developments

I have been working on some exciting new WordPress things that I plan on releasing in compliance with the GPL.  First, since there wasn’t a decently simple (free) front-end profile management system, I decided to write one if my own. It is completely customizable with short codes and allows you to validate input with regular […]

Make Twitter Tools respect your Tweets

Twitter Tools is defacto Twitter-WordPress integration software, but it has one glitch that is easy to fix: tweet posts are formatted so horribly, it’s criminal. By default Twitter Tools places the full text of a Tweet in post_content, and an abbreviated, ugly version of the tweet in post_title.  This is fine, because there are (usually, depending […]

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