Category: Developers

Google Maps Platform New Pricing Model

Google Maps Platform, did you hear about it? Google announced today the launch of the Google Maps Platform. They described the new platform as: a simplified product structure, pay as you go pricing for all, and more Technically speaking, from a developers point of view there are no changes to how the Google Maps API […]

GeoDirectory V2 Goals and Development Plan

This is our 1st official post about GeoDirectory V2! WooHoo! 🙂 We have been working on GDv2 for a few months and it’s time to share a few of the details and goals, so users and developers can plan for the future. Why GeoDirectory V2? GeoDirectory V2 delivers Simplicity, Theme Compatibility, and a Modernized Codebase […]

WordPress User Profile Plugin | UsersWP

The WP plugin directory has been missing a lightweight WordPress User Profile plugin for too long. Popular user profile plugins are basically full-fledged social network apps. Some even include content restriction features that normally belong in a membership plugin. Don’t get me wrong, they are great, but provide far too many options for anyone that […]

WP Invoicing + GD Payments Manager V2

If you are upgrading from GD Payments Manager V1 to V2, you must carry out some additional steps. Our new free plugin WP Invoicing will now be required to take payment, and the GD payment manager will still handle the price packages and restrictions. ( You can find out more about WP Invoicing here: https://wpgeodirectory.com/wp-invoicing/ […]

Advanced Custom Fields does not scale

Advanced Custom Fields is a fantastic plugin used by millions that convert WordPress into a full-stack CMS, allowing you to create unlimited custom field groups, and types and add them to any type of custom post type. However not many know about Advanced Custom Fields Scalability limits. Quite often we get asked if GeoDirectory uses […]

Loading WordPress language files correctly

WordPress localization features allows you to make plugins and themes easily translatable through WordPress Language files (po/mo files). This is true especially since WordPress 3.7 and it got a whole lot easier since WordPress 4.6. A lot of improvement has been made to the whole translation system for WordPress, I felt it really needs a […]

WP Easy Updates

WP Easy Updates We are happy to introduce WP Easy Updates! WPEU is our new update plugin, we will be using it to provide licencing and updates to all our GeoDirectory addons as well as all our future non GD products, in fact anyone who sells WP Plugins (and soon to be themes) through Easy […]

WordPress Child Themes in 2016

What is a Child Theme? WordPress introduced the concept of child themes in early 2010, at least that is when they first appeared in the Codex. Since then child themes have been described more or less like this: “A child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality and styling of another theme, called the […]

Custom field improvements in New V1.6.6

With the release of GeoDirectory 1.6.6 brings some long awaited improvements to our custom fields settings. Most changes at first might just seem cosmetic with a new more modern user interface (UI) and tool tip hover boxes to explain what things do better but under the hood the entire system has been re-written for much […]