WordPress Plugin: Store Directory

The other day, I was browsing gordini.com, a really cool WordPress site built by my former employer, Union Street Media. I was intrigued by the store locator and wondered about how I would solve that problem if I were tasked with it. As programming teasers tend to go with me, I got carried away with it. One thing led to another, and now I’d like to introduce you to Store Directory, a new WordPress plugin for keeping a database of stores/locations, which includes the ability to search for locations by radius.

Store Directory is both dead simple and extremely flexible. Find it in the WordPress.org plugin repository, along with thorough documentation.

WordCamp Portland

Update Here’s the video from wordcamp.tv:

Thanks to everyone at WordCamp Portland for having me!

New WordPress Plugin: Post Type Icons

WordPress’ announcement of the dashboard redesign inspired me to overhaul the way icons are done in SuperCPT (note: this addition will come in version 0.2, but you can use it now by cloning it from GitHub). After doing so, I realized I could easily parse the icon piece out as its own plugin! Enter Post Type Icons.

Post Type Icons is a radically simple plugin that gives you 361 wonderful icons courtesy of Font Awesome. The icons are font-based, so they’re vector in nature and look amazing no matter your screen’s DPI. Now your custom post types can have custom icons that look just like the core icons in every state (previously, it was difficult to get the hover/active state working quite right). This will be in the WordPress Plugin Repository as soon as it’s approved!

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