It Becomes Easy to Embed Tweets in WordPress Posts, WordPress 3.4 Released

It Becomes Easy to Embed Tweets in WordPress Posts, WordPress 3.4 Released

Finally, WordPress 3.4 is released with new features like Theme Previewer and Customizer, Media Library as Header Image source, better image caption which includes HTML support. Apart from other performance improvements and bug fixes, WordPress 3.4 is having Tweet Embed support which enables you to embed twitter status of any user in no time. oEmbed came with WordPress 2.9 which enabled users to embed YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr videos and images inside the posts. With WordPress 3.4, you would be able to embed tweets as well. To embed a tweet inside a post, you just need to paste the twitter status URL. For example, I am embedding an old tweet from my twitter account. To embed the tweet, I just pasted the following URL inside the visual editor of WordPress. http://twitter.com/wpoptimus/status/197772454301667328 And the final result is, Solution for Old WordPress Installation Not Allowing sub-directories in Network http://t.co/UGB9uzNW #wordpress — WP-Optimus (@wpoptimus) May 2, 2012 Couple of days ago, Facebook released better integration with WordPress and now easy Twitter status embed with WordPress 3.4. It’s time to show the power of social media and networking on WordPress platform. Did you like the Twitter Status Embed feature of WordPress...

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WordPress 3.4 brings Theme Previewer and Customization

WordPress as a blogging platform is really good to share thoughts, tips and experiences. At the same time, the setup and customization options in self hosted WordPress is getting better and better everyday. With the latest beta release of WordPress 3.4, you get in-built option to customize the theme template of your choice before implementing (activating) the same. WordPress 3.4 is having lot many performance improvement queries and piece of code. Apart from that, it is also having a Theme Customization Previewer which allows you to customize any theme before implementing that. For example, you need to change the site logo, tagline, menu items, background image, header image etc., you don’t need to activate the theme to see the changes. Before this update, theme preview and customization was possible through plugins like Theme Test Drive but now you do not need a separate plugin to do the same. With Theme Previewer, you can actually activate theme with all the basic changes. Previewer allows you to customize and see following items. Site Title and Tagline Header Background Navigation Static Front-Page Here is the screenshot of Theme Previewer in WordPress 3.4, Apart from this previewer, WordPress 3.4 is also having following changes and features, Better Search for Theme (Filter Search) Support for Touch devices like Apple iPad and Kindle, includes jQuery UI Touch extension Support to install child themes from WordPress Theme Directory Let me know if you find the theme previewer in WordPress 3.4...

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What’s New in WordPress 3.3 Sonny

What’s New in WordPress 3.3 Sonny

WordPress 3.3 code name “Sonny” final stable version has been released and is available for download as well as update either from Dashboard or through FTP clients. It took 5 months for WordPress to release this new version as the last version 3.2.1 was released on July, 12. WordPress is an open source CMS where lot many people contribute towards the development and bug fixes. The development cycle of WordPress 3.3 was having total 584 open tickets and was closed by more than 150 developers around the world. So what’s is new in WordPress 3.3 as compared to the previous version. Here is the list of new features, New Features in WordPress 3.3 Drag and Drop Media Uploader Admin bar and admin header combined as single toolbar Flyout Menus Dashboard Welcome Area for each upgrade or new installation New Features Pointers Better co-editing with co-authors as there will not be any time lag in edit operation by different authors. This will reduce or chances of invalid locking Thumblr Importer to import content from Thumblr Don’t loose the widget settings even after switching back to old themes jQuery 1.7.1 and jQuery UI 1.8.16 Improved Editor API Improved performance for permalink structure with category as slug Better support for iPad and other tablets with responsive screen Find the complete changelog here. Welcome Screen of WordPress 3.3 Apart from the above enhancements and new features, WordPress 3.3 is also having security fix related to the comments feed. And it is also having lot many bug fixes. That’s why it recommended to upgrade to WordPress 3.3 to have new features as well as to implement these fixes. Note – Code name “Sonny” is given in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny...

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