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Add a Driver to a Printer Object

Only implement these updates if you are instructed to do so by the manufacturer of your network card or computer. Additionally, the manufacturer’s device drivers site offers these updates. This is especially true for hardware components such as your GPU and sound card. GPUs are particularly sensitive when it comes to updated drivers. If you play games on your PC in addition to using it for work and browsing, you absolutely need to have updated GPU drivers. Performance updates and stability fixes are contained in more or less every single GPU driver update. To take full advantage of Print Management,…

Best dating sites for over 50

Many local newspapers had online personals in the mid 1990s but were bought out by these big dating sites. From some of the comments it really shows how desperate dating sites are for money that they even advertise in comment sections. You have a much better chance going to local events and you will probably spend less than what you would spend on an online dating site. Other apps have indicated that they might actually move closer to Facebook. For example, Bumble, founded by a former Tinder executive, said they had already reached out to Facebook regarding how to collaborate.…

Composer EDD Plugin

Composer EDD Plugin – Install WordPress Pro Offerings Powered By EDD Software Licensing

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP and supports managing various WordPress dependencies. One can manage complete WordPress sites via composer installing core, themes, and plugins. For more info on using WordPress with Composer https://composer.rarst.net/ WordPress core can be installed via composer using https://packagist.org/packages/johnpbloch/wordpress. All the free themes and plugins are available for installation via wpackagist. Some premium plugins like “Advanced Custom Fields” supports installation via the composer. Commercial offerings keys and sensitive data can be protected by using “Private Composer Installer”. Not all plugin houses support composer based installation but still, the composer is flexible to source packages from…

Gymie maintenance Release v1.0.2 / v1.0.3

In 2018 we opensourced “Gymie“, our small side project which started as small solution to the local gyms. This year we are focusing on our “Laravel” and “Gymie” offering. We have received a positive response from people using the application. All the feedback and suggestions gives us better clarity about the roadmap. Latest maintenance release(s) iron outs bugs and cleanup. Next, work is in progress for v1.1.2 to bring some enhancements, code refactoring & cleanup. Personally, we are not happy with current implementation and we have started working on v2.0 release to make core app stable. Detailed scope and features…

Github Actions To Release WordPress Plugin

Github is the place where we spend a good amount of time exploring some amazing opensource projects, contributing or pushing our own code. Development at GitHub is on fire post Microsoft acquisition. Lately, we have seen many new features and improvements being rolled out to the platform. Of all the new goodies “Actions” are coming to platform which is currently in beta. Actions are fun little bots that help you automate all the boring repetitive task. Currently we have various other ways to do that. But having something integrated within the platform would be fun. With action possiblities are endless…

Explore Gutenberg Components with WP Storybook

At lubus, we have been embracing Gutenberg and have been building things using various reusable components and packages. UI components come handy to provide consistent UX. To make discovering and referring all components quick and easy we have built this experimental storybook. We keep adding stories/cases as and when we discover them. Currently, a good amount of components have been added and we thought to share it with others. Once it shapes up well we would love to explore getting it into core. Things on our list: Add as many possible components & cases Capability to view and copy the…

WordPress Gutenberg Theme Support

With Gutenberg WordPress allow themes to enable support for styling aspect. Theme can define fontsizes, colors and several optional opt-in features. Theme Support plugin enables configuring some on the support feature quickly via UI interface. Following are the current available suport options via plugin. Manage fontsizes, diable custom user fontsize Manage color palette, disable custom color picker Block Editor (Gutenberg) width Enable responsive embeds Enable default block styles Dummynator is available for download on WordPress plugin repo – https://wordpress.org/plugins/theme-support Want to dive into the code and explore how it works? The code is open sourced on GitHub – https://github.com/lubusIN/wp-theme-support Stay…

Dummynator

Dummynator – Insert Blocks With Dummy Content To Gutenberg

Dummynator, a simple plugin that allows you to add paragraph & list block with random content to Gutenberg. Recently working with Gutenberg we had to add random content to few pages & our laziness lead us to this plugin.  It was the perfect opportunity for us to use the Gutenberg plugin & sidebar API. Currently, the plugin provides few options & content type but yes we plan to add more options soon. Checkout Dummynator in action below. Want to play around with “Dummynator”, head over to our Gutenberg playground – https://gutenberg.lubus.in/ Dummynator is available for download on WordPress plugin repo – https://wordpress.org/plugins/dummynator Want to dive…

Block Background – Extending WordPress Gutenberg Blocks

Last week we released “Color Palette Block” which enables users to create and share color palette quickly from WordPress Gutenberg editor. Post that we have been experimenting with Gutenberg extensibility API. Gutenberg development team is working hard on each release and adding more power to the upcoming editor.  Last few releases added extensibility API to extend Gutenberg / blocks via plugins. Currently, we are working with few clients to explore migrating existing website to Gutenberg. During brainstorming one thing that discussed was the option to have gradients & images as a block background.  We have been playing around with extensibility API & this was the perfect opportunity for…

Color Palatte Block For WordPress Gutenberg

We are gearing up for upcoming changes to WordPress and as a part of it we have been playing around with Gutenberg.  We are in process of planning migration of some of the old client website & our own properties to Gutenberg. Currently, we are using Gutenberg on our own internal portal for quickly documenting  & sharing project specific details. In all this, we have identified our needs for some custom blocks of which some are under development. Of them all, one block we wished was to quickly create and share color palettes right from the Gutenberg. The initial version…