Alpha #2 development snapshot for GD Press Tools 4.1 is here, adding new fully rewritten Auto Tagger that uses new tasks control system I am developing for the plugin, and that will be used also for backups in 4.1. Continue reading for more info about this new alpha.
Auto Tagger is one of the oldest tools in GD Press Tools, and now the time has come for a remake. New Auto Tagger is coming in 4.1 version is rewritten from scratch and includes support for custom post types and custom taxonomies, scheduler, enhanced filters and new settings.
GD Press Tools 4.1 development has started, and it will take some time to do it all, but here is first alpha version containing part of the features planned for 4.1: improved interface, using timepicker for scheduling jobs, improvements for upcoming WordPress 3.2 and few bugs fixed.
During the preparation for new and much improved xScape Theme Framework 1.7, I did some tests and made several changes to xScape to create ‘xScape Core’ that will be used to separate themes from framework using child themes approach built into WordPress.
I have planned to release next minor revision of xScape over the weekend, but some of the new features will require changes to all themes. To avoid doing that twice, I decided to postpone release of the new framework until next week when the new major 1.7 version will be out.
Major 3.0 version of GD Custom Posts And Taxonomies Tools Pro development is nearly done, and here is the first Beta version that includes (almost) all planned features including new and improved interface, advanced saving validation, custom fields and custom meta boxes.
Most requested feature for GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Tools plugin is custom meta boxes support. 3.0 that will soon get first Beta version implement meta boxes editor that can be used with custom number of fields and applied to both default and custom post types.
After several minor revisions, now its time again to get deep into a longer development cycle that will lead to another major revision for GD Press Tools. 4.1 development is starting soon, and read on to find out what will be included in that version and when to expect it.
One of the most important changes for new GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Tools Pro 3.0 plugin is updated and improved interface. Work on that has already started, and you can see here an example of the editor for a post type. Taxonomies will use similar editor layout.
Development of major 3.0 version of GD Custom Posts And Taxonomies Tools Pro is under way, and the first round of changes is now available as an Alpha/Nightly build. With current added changes, plugin is stable, but still, don’t use it on production websites, it’s for testing only.
GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Tools Pro 3.0 is soon getting into active development cycle and I am still working on the list of features to include in the major plugin revision. Here is some preliminary info on what to expect in the new plugin version and when to expect it.
After months of delays, Mozilla Firefox 4 is released couple of weeks ago. Since I use Firefox only for development, but I am really impressed with work done by Mozilla on this brand new version, I decided to compare it to my browser of choice, Opera from developers point of view.