Posted in November, 2013

Smarter Archives 2.6 is now available to download from the WordPress plugin repository. Big changes include internationalization support (with a Spanish translation included for now), the addition of a new shortcode, and the plugin’s options are now fully documented.

Now, instead of having to use a PHP call to use the template tag (dangerous if you use a runPHP-style plugin), you can just use the smarter-archives shortcode to include it anywhere. See the usage section for what options are available to customize the output.


  • Standardized i18n calls — fully translatable
  • Added a POT file for translating
  • Added a lang folder
  • Spanish (es_ES) translation added — thanks to Andrew Kurtis of WebHostingHub
  • New shortcode: smarter-archives, see Usage for more details
  • Fixed bug: order now actually does something

See the complete changelog here.

iPhone 5s Box

I did it. I broke down and got an iPhone 5s.

Brief thoughts:

  • It is. So. Fast. Compared to my old 4
  • The camera is amazing
  • LTE is a godsend, and T-Mobile actually has good coverage
  • I can’t live without Touch ID anymore, and I wish my MacBook Pro had it
  • AirDrop is kind of useless given that it doesn’t work between iOS and OS X
  • The UI translucency that wasn’t available on my 4 makes iOS 7 look way better
  • Finally have flyover navigation in iOS Maps, it works great
  • Seriously, it’s so fast

If you have an iPhone 4 still, you 100% should upgrade. Really.