Tag Archives: WordPress
27
Oct

Store Locator Plus Releases Four Prerelease Updates

Store Locator Plus and several of the Store Locator Plus add-on packs have had new prerelease software patches published today.    Premier Members can get any of the prerelease products from the downloads page on the Charleston Software Associates website.   Non-premier members can obtain the prerelease version of any product that they purchased from […]

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20
Oct

Getting Started With SLPDev Cent 7 Vagrant Box

This article is for the Store Locator Plus development team that is helping maintain the Store Locator Plus plugin family.   It is a basic outline on how to get the SLPDev Cent 7 virtual machine, a private distribution given to qualified developers, personalized and ready for use to start working on the Store Locator […]

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22
Sep

Setting Up A WordPress Development Environment

In preparation for several new projects, some of which are outside of the Store Locator Plus realm, I have been training some new developers in WordPress plugin wizardry.    This article is meant to help new developers get started with my specific Store Locator Plus development environment.    However, most of the steps here will […]

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21
Sep

WordPress wpdb Update/Insert Null Problems

While doing additional testing for upcoming Tagalong features I discovered some odd behavior with the featured and rank elements of Enhanced Results which I had left activated on my development system.    It turns out that when you edit a location some odd things start happening in the data.    Further research has uncovered another […]

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28
Aug

Contact Extender Speaks Dutch

The 4.2.01 release of Contact Extender for Store Locator Plus was published today with the latest Dutch translation included thanks to DeBAAT.  In addition to the new Dutch language files, Contact Extender has been upgraded to use the Store Locator Plus 4.2 add-on framework.  This makes for a smaller footprint and faster performance when using Contact […]

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26
Aug

New Directory Builder 4.2 Add On Pack Is Out

Store Locator Plus  has a new add-on pack,  Directory Builder 4.2. Directory Builder provides various tools for building directory listings based on Store Locator Plus locations. The listings are dynamic, built in real time from the current location data. Add a new location in a new city and the city directory listing updates automatically. The initial […]

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25
Aug

Store Locator Plus 4.2.03 Is Out

Store Locator Plus version 4.2.03 is out today.   Yes, it has been fully tested with the latest version of WordPress 4.0 beta release candidate 4 complete with cool new plugin installer icons. This update is mostly behind-the-scenes changes that provides the tools needed to produce streamlined add-on packs.    Add on packs that use […]

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19
Aug

Directory Builder Prerelease Available

The initial testing for the new Directory Builder add-on pack for Store Locator Plus has passed. The prerelease download is available immediately to all Premier Subscription members. Directory Builder provides various tools for building directory listings based on Store Locator Plus locations. The listings are dynamic, built in real time from the current location data. […]

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11
Aug

Tweaking A Locator Theme

The following is an outline of the steps that were taken to tweak the Above All Rev 01 theme for the PACCC website running on the Genesis News Pro theme from Studio Press.    This shows how a few simple settings and minor CSS updates are made to get the locator to offer a better […]

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04
Aug

Pro Pack Location Filters Persists After Editing

The latest version of the Store Locator Plus Pro Pack add-on has been released today.  The new update works in conjunction with recent Store Locator Plus updates to provide better filtering of locations via the location manager.   This patch ensures that the filters that were activated on the manage locations tab are remembered after editing […]

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04
Aug

Store Locator Plus Add On Updater Fixed

Just a few days after the most recent SLP 4.1.32 release there is a new patch, Store Locator Plus version 4.1.33.   There is only one patch in this release but it is an IMPORTANT update for anyone using any of the dozen premium add-on packs offered for the product.    The latest patch fixes the add-on […]

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01
Aug

Store Locator Plus Ready For WordPress 4.0

Store Locator Plus has been under a lot of “hackery” for the past month.   Mostly it involved a LOT of testing on clean and upgrade installations of WordPress 4.0 beta.  Nothing needed to be  changed in the Store Locator Plus plugin; though several patches and input has been fed back to the WordPress Core […]

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16
Jul

Charleston Software Associates Becomes A Google Enterprise Customer

Charleston Software Associates has officially become a Google Enterprise customer. The new licensing agreement for Google technologies will further strengthen the Store Locator Plus, a location mapping and search plugin for WordPress, product offering in coming months. The new licensing agreement provides CSA with direct access to the Google Enterprise support team as well as […]

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01
Jul

jQuery Selected Text

While working on Store Locator Plus updates I found a need to get the text of the currently selected dropdown (<select> HTML tag) element.    With jQuery employed in my WorcdPress plugins the process is simple: Here is how I employ this in the revised bulk action options dialog for the Store Locator Plus Manage […]

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23
Jun

Vagrant : Testing WP Plugins On Multiple PHP Versions

If you’ve followed my prior blog posts you already know that I’ve been playing with Vagrant this year in an effort to improve my workflow.   To date the biggest impact of the improved workflow is being able to recreate my self-contained WordPress plugin development system which runs a full GUI dev environment on CentOS […]

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