WooCommerce offers a neat product type called Variable Products that allow a user to configure their final product choosing its attributes from a list of select elements. How cool and easy for the end user would it be to pick them visually clicking (or tapping in mobile) in images, icons or color swatches? Visual Attributes is a WooCommerce extension for Variable Products that allows you to do precisely this.
Despite the social networks rise, forums are still the preferred place to gather around a certain common interest and share stuff with others. But, there’s the leechers issue, those who come and go only sucking stuff without never saying thanks.
bbPress Thanks is a WordPress plugin that works with bbPress forums and allows the forum participants to provide their content only to those who say thanks clicking in a button for convenience.
If you run a support forum using bbPress, sometimes you need some information from your users that they want to keep private. You usually ask them to send the information to a private email address, but this disrupts the flow of the support thread. Instead, wouldn’t it be easier for the user to add the private information in their reply?
Ever needed to save some real state screen but you had a lot of content that you needed to expose? Alldion is a plugin for WordPress that empowers you to create responsive accordions for your site.
Here’s a typical situation: your potential visitor searches something, finds your site, access your site, consumes the info and then he/she leaves. What would happen if you offered more content related to the info they came looking for? They will surely stay longer on your site instead of bouncing right away. This plugin will help you stop losing your visitors and increase engagement: Related Posts for WordPress.
Nice article on UX covering the customer experience from advertising to engagement and retention.
WordPress Development posted their plans for 3.2 version: MySQL 5 & PHP 5.2 required, no IE6 support for Admin and new writing interface.
This video by Ryan Carson is back from 2009 but still relevant to learn how to perform A/B Testing using WordPress and Google Optimizer.
Now that 2010 is over, it’s nice to look back and see how many things you’ve learned on the last year. In order to start stretching those muscles for 2011, here’s a review of the most interesting jQuery tutorials featured in ilovecolors during 2010.
Less Framework 3 tackles responsive design bundling 4 layouts of 3, 5, 8 and 13 columns applied using media queries.