Using Dropbox in WordPress


Dropbox is one of the many cloud-based file storage services out there, and it’s also one of the most seamless. You can sign up for a free account for up to 2GB of storage. If you need more storage space, the larger plans are fairly reasonable. There’s a desktop application that adds a folder on your computer which is synchronized with your Dropbox account in real time. They also have Android and iPhone apps that do the same thing, so you can download and update your documents on the go. The Read more [...]

FancyTube – My First WordPress Plugin


I started building this plugin just to make things a bit easier for embedding YouTube Videos using FancyBox. You can embed YouTube videos by pasting the URL in the page or post starting with WordPress 2.9, but suppose you want to embed a video, you don’t want it to take up much space on your page, but you don’t want the video to be tiny either. Using an overlay is a great way to do this. Generally, Fancybox works with images rather than FlashPlayers, but there’s a pretty easy way to leverage this. Read more [...]