So GitHub Updater v4.0.0 is out. It includes a huge refactoring and now requires PHP 5.3 or better. GitHub Updater now uses namespacing and PSR 4 autoloading. I read a recent WP Tavern article and showed me what others are doing in the same space. I was intrigued. WP Pusher has done terrific work in … Read more
There are always a couple of plugins that require either constant care and upkeep or you just want to keep making them better. I have 2 plugins that I put more care and feeding into than others. These are GitHub Updater and The Events Calendar Category Colors. Both of these projects are free and open … Read more
A new update to GitHub Updater reorganizes the Settings page. Now the individual user enters their Bitbucket username and password. They must have at least Read privileges for each private Bitbucket repository. The next section of the Settings page has a checkbox for identifying private Bitbucket repositories. This setup should allow developers to add clients … Read more
I’ve been doing a lot of tweaking to GitHub Updater. The plugin now runs on the front-end and only for privileged users. This allows for a couple of things. It makes less overhead for the non-admin user. Second it allows for update services to do their thing. I’ve tested with several update services and iThemes … Read more
In Part 1, I tried to describe some of the why and a little of the how I’ve gotten to this point with GitHub Updater. In this point I’ll try to go into a bit about how the plugin works. The basic premise and design of GitHub Updater is to be very lightweight to both … Read more
Can’t wait to meet loads of new WordPress peeps! As an added bonus I’ll be bringing/escorting/dragging my daughter with me. I hope she likes it as much as her brother did.