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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 generally belong in a membership plugin. Don’t get me wrong, they are great, but they provide far too many options for anyone […]

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/ […]

WP Invoicing now called GetPaid

We are happy to announce WP Invoicing (now called GetPaid) is now live for its first public beta. In this post, you will learn all you need to know about this great new product! ( if you are upgrading to GD Payments Manager V2, please see here: https://wpgeodirectory.com/payments-manager-v2-setup/) What is WP Invoicing? Invoicing (WPI) is […]

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 […]

Distance to custom field

Update Sept 2019 This has been added as a predefined custom field in V 2.0.0.67. The snippet below will only work if using GeoDirectory V1. The Problem Today a member had a bit of an unusual request, they are using GeoDirectory to run a local festival and they are listing things like accommodation for it. […]

Move bbPress Multisite plugin and the story behind it

Are you hosting your bbPress powered support forum within your main install? That’s going to slow down your money website. In similar cases, it’s really a good idea to move bbPress into its own website. Why should I Move bbPress? The main reason is that you are loading a lot of extra resources on your […]