How to Quickly Integrate aMember and WordPressMU

AMember is a membership management application that can be integrated with many popular projects, including WordPress. However, I have found very little support for WPMU in the realm of member management software. I haven't tried out many of the WordPress plugins, because I'm just not willing to fork over the cash to see if I can hack it enough to make it WPMU compatible. If anyone already has a popular paid plugin (ie Your Members, WP-member...), I'd be happy to take a swing at it. … [Read more...]

The 5 Best WordPress Add-Ons for Business

I work as a contractor for several companies, one of which has been using a couple of Ruby on Rails web applications. I worked with a small team of developers to write them: a payment site, and the actual product/service site. As time went by, I became the only developer doing the maintenance and building additions and since software applications take so long to be bug free, these two are far from it. After over a year and more than 1000 users, we are scrapping the Rails apps and replacing them with other options. … [Read more...]

Don’t show a WordPress category on posts page

Have you ever used WordPress posts for something other than a blog post? I use them for FAQ pages, but I don't want the FAQs to show up in the main blog, so I added this into the theme functions.php. It can also be used in a new plugin. (?? = category id number) function exclude_category($query) { if ( $query->is_home ) $query->set('cat', '-??'); return $query; } add_filter('pre_get_posts', 'exclude_category'); The minus sign in front of the category id means don't include. … [Read more...]