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Aaron Brazell

Funny WordPress Plugin Sneaks In

One of the annoyances we have at b5media is when people spell our company name wrong. We’ve even had our own people spell the name wrong. So annoying. :-) Somewhere along the line last year, this universal plugin snuck into our build. I don’t know where it came from or who wrote it. (whistles) It […]

Aaron Brazell

WordPress Export Base Class

Real quick note to let you know that over the weekend, I released new code that is GPLv2, relating to WordPress export format (WXR). The code and details are here and I’d love to get some input and contributions of other export classes. I’ve included a (yet undocumented) Expression Engine exporter as well and will […]

Code, WordPress

Expression Engine WXR Export Class

Earlier, I shared with you a new base class I’m releasing into the wild. While that was a conceptually nice piece of code, and potentially useful, it didn’t really translate in usefulness without some actual code. As mentioned, I just moved Shai to WordPress from Expression Engine and it required writing a custom export routine. […]

Code, WordPress

WordPress WXR Class

One of the most frustrating things to me in my years of working with WordPress and b5media has been migrating blogs into WordPress. Every blog platform does things differently and although WordPress has import support for a large number of blog platforms, it always seems like I get the job of migrating from platforms that […]

Aaron Brazell

Tribute Craigslist Theme for WordPress

At Mesh this week, I had the pleasure of attending Jim Buckmaster’s keynote. Jim is the CEO of Craigslist, a completely user powere company. It is the anti-web 2.0 with no frills websites, no typical business structure, a disdain for meetings, marketing and PR – yet, one of the craziest success stories of the late […]