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Rhys Wynne

Rhys Wynne is the senior editor at Winwar Media's blog, with over 8 years experience in blogging, and enjoys creating WordPress plugins. You can follow Rhys on Twitter.

Posts by Rhys Wynne:

Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration v1.2 Launched


Tonight I’m delighted to announce the release of Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration, version 1.2! This release fixes a bunch of bugs and adds a translation. Free Transactions – Fixed Issues One thing that became apparent once we released this plugin was that people occasionally used free transactions on their site, usually this has been

Thank a Plugin Author By Helping Fight Negative SEO


One post that did the rounds recently was Ryan D. Sullivan’s Negative SEO attack. It resonated with me, to some effect, as I used to cut my teeth in the SEO community as an SEO’er. I used to know people who orchestrated Negative SEO attacks, and was on the receiving end of a few myself. Unfortunately,

How to Get The First Sentence of a WordPress Post


Recently there was an instance where I had to grab the first sentence of a WordPress post. Not the first X amount of words, but the first sentence. From the capital letter to the full stop. There are many simple ways detailed in many blog posts to change the excerpt length, but they’re generally limited

How To Disable The Gravity Forms Spam Filter


Okay, let me get it out there, I love Akismet. It has saved me so much time on the account I simply don’t have any reason to check spam. It’s truly something that you can set and forget, and really you should pay for it. Another great plugin you should pay for is Gravity Forms,

List Latest Tagged Posts v1.0 Released

I’m delighted to announce the release of a new plugin – List Latest Tagged Posts. This plugin is remarkably simple that allows you to list the latest posts tagged with a certain tag in a shortcode, which you can add to any post, page or custom post type that allows shortcodes. This is the first

WordPress Leeds Slides & Talk Notes Up


Earlier on this week I spoke at WordPress Leeds about Sublime Text 2, an extensible text editor for Windows, Mac & Linux. I  talked about how I have set it up for WordPress Development, as well as some of my most used Snippets and Plugins. The talk appeared to go well to a great crowd – even

Inline Tweet Sharer 1.4.5 Released


Today I’ve released Inline Tweet Sharer 1.4.5. This plugin update fits a bunch of minor issues, so it isn’t an essential update, but you should update particularly if you are using Inline Tweet Sharer in a developmental environment, as these changes only affect users who use Inline Tweet Sharer with WP Debug mode switched on.