I wish WP.org plugin repository had more social staff, like ability to follow developers. That would make quality plugin search process easier. Imagine, you could narrow down the search results to plugin author, which you’re following.
What other social features would you love to see in plugin repository?
Almost two weeks ago Automattic’s VIP team announced about summer internship.
Since then I’m thinking what can I do in a scope of proposed partnership. My first idea was WordPress media library, many folks around our community feel bad about media library, so I would love to spend my summer making small improvements to it.
While checking links from Lance Willett‘s WordCamp San Diego talk, found reference to post by Nacin “5 Ways to Debug WordPress“, that I read while ago, where Nacin suggests using ‘all’ and ‘shutdown’ hooks for debugging. Found those methods very hand, especially ‘all’ hook, which fires for every action and filter and to quote Nacin:
You’ll be surprised how many hooks get executed on every page load. Good for troubleshooting and identifying the right hook.
Here’s code snippet you can put somewhere in you development/debugging plugin.