As you know, I’m working on enhancing profiles.wordpress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ as a part of GSoC’13 and this is my thirteenth weekly update regarding how things are going.
This past week, I fixed all the bugs @coffee2code reported and also wrote a plugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party for WordPress to install on blogs under the make subdomain so that we can track the publishing activities on these blogs as well. You can see the plugin here: new-blog-post-notifier.php. Also, updated the documentation to reflect the addition.
This week, as you know, is the final week so I’ll be wrapping things up and preparing a screencast. Also, Jen will probably be providing us some feedback regarding the UI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing./UX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. of the new profile design.
See you next week!