Fix for WordPress user registration process while ‘Better WP Security’ is installed

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The users of ‘Better WP Security’ plugin should know that it changes the WordPress default login, logout and register URL to custom ones. If the WordPress site is installed with the referred security plugin and user registration is turned on, the registration process will be broken. It will simply load the page and will do nothing. Few search reveals the solution is to change the core wp-login.php page to alter the register URL and add the secured key generated by the ‘Better WP Security’. I didn’t agree with the solution as it leads to hack the core. So, I came up with the following solution that will work at theme level or with plugin level. Here’s how:

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How to bypass Page Cache created by W3 Total Cache

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In our recent WordPress plugin development, a bridge between Invision Power Board (IPB) forum software and WordPress, we needed to handle the user login through IPB and get the logged in user details in the WordPress. Post getting the IPB user session in the WordPress, our plugin opened up the comment section in the WordPress that would allow the comments to be posted in IPB thread. This is a very basic overview of the plugin and it can be seen working LIVE at Red94.net. The plugin can do a lot more. If you have any questions about the plugin, you can contact us through our official website, AxeFinch.

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WordPress plugin “sharebar-reloaded” pre-release note

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I’m excited to let you know that I’ve completed working on WordPress plugin “sharebar reloaded” that is the descendent of it’s popular “sharebar” plugin. While working on my client’s site Red94.Net, I encountered a weird issue with the “sharebar” plugin when it stopped working with my “tabbed widgets reloaded” plugin installed in the site. So, I took a look of the code and found some interesting places where I could improve the code. Continue reading

WordPress plugin “tabbed-widgets-reloaded”

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I’m pleased to introduce the popular “tabbed widgets” with support of WordPress 3.3.1 and few new features. It’s available at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tabbed-widgets-reloaded/

Various users have reported that the “tabbed-widget” plugin breaks on WordPress 3.3.1 and added a work around in some way to make it work. I’ve changed the plugin code in order to make it work for WordPress 3.3.1 and also added a functionality to add custom CSS so the core CSS does not require a update. Continue reading