Password protection of posts and pages in WordPress is a nice feature, but can be a little limited. Here’s one way you can expand on it – by showing some custom content on a password protected page. Using a custom field and a little code, you can create a custom excerpt for each piece of protected content.Read more →
Automattic’s Jetpack plugin has come a long way! It’s been much-maligned in the past for being bloated and slow and for that reason many developers wouldn’t touch it with a 10-foot keyboard. These days it’s much better – it’s more truly modularized to give you more control over exactly what’s activated. From the code side of things, developers will be pleasantly surprised to discover that it has been sprinkled with lots of actions and filters. So, while Jetpack is still generally marketed to entry-level end users, there are actually some nice Easter eggs for developers who want to customize things a little bit for their clients.
This article provides some code snippets and examples of a few ways to customize Jetpack modules.