Another new version of now old GD Star Rating is here with many changes and fixes. Most of the changes in this version are provided by Galen Wright-Watson from sublimitywebdesign.com and big thanks goes to him for patches and explanations he provided about them.
It is finally here, first official stable release for GD Products Center Pro is available. This is plugin for management and comparison of products in one or more product types with wide range of settings, tools, close WordPress integration and powerful products rendering.
First xScape based theme in 2012 will be called Xposed. This will be HTML5 theme, it will have 4+4 built in color styles, one sidebar widgets area, one footer widgets area, static page showcase block, Nivo powered featured posts slider. This is portfolio, showcase and blog theme.
It is impossible to give detailed info about development that should span a whole year, but some plans are already made and it might be interesting to list them now that new 2012 has started. When this year ends, we will see how much of these plans have been completed.
First stable release for GD Products Center will be released in about a month from now, and the goal is to implement all the planned features that are listed in this post. This is not the final list, and things can change. For development after 1.0.0, many more features are in consideration.
Brand new major version of GD Press Tools Pro is here. There are not many new things in this one, but it includes huge core changes by using modules for some of the elements of the plugin. Database, robots meta tags, cron and few other things are expanded with new features.
I never had problem with paying for services or products (after all, I run commercial plugins and themes business myself), and I planned to upgrade my Akismet license since they introduced the strict payment plan. But, than I discovered that I don’t really need Akismet at all.
Serenity is new upcoming theme based on xScape Theme Framework. It will have both standard and Core version. Serenity is portfolio, gallery and blog theme that will have separate front page layout, soft/pastel colored default styles, it will use jQuery powered Nivo slider.
Brand new WordPress 3.2 is very important release, not so much because of the new features, but because it is a crossroads version that finally puts support for PHP4, mySQL 3/4 and MS IE6 (and IE7 will soon be gone) where they really belong: into history. Check your servers before upgrade!
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.
Major new version of the powerful GD Custom Posts And Taxonomies Tools plugin is here. All most requested features are included: custom meta boxes and import/export of settings. Also, includes new interface, advanced capabilities manager, new enhanced features and more.