Tag Archives: WordPress 2.8

How To Make Your Own WordPress Widget

In this article, I’m going to show you how to write a simple plugin that adds a new widget to WordPress. We’ll be using the new WP_Widget class, which is the newest method but means that the widget will only … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.8 Release Date

I’ll keep this short. There was a meeting in IRC for WordPress developers yesterday. The quick summary is that you can expect the release of 2.8 on June 10th, 2009. However, while that’s what so many people are asking, that … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.8 Brings Back Drag and Drop Widget Management

The next version of WordPress is due out soon (probably in early May), and one of the most exciting new things in WordPress 2.8 is the re-worked widgets admin. The vast majority of the complaints I received about the WordPress … Continue reading

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