Column Shortcodes

Easily format your posts and pages into columns.

Ad Code Manager

Securely and easily manage your ad codes through your Dashboard.

Accessing Your Code

All code is managed using the Subversion revision control system. Subversion (SVN) is the only way to access and update code on VIP Hosting. If you are a Microsoft Windows user, we recommend using the TortoiseSVN GUI client. If you use a Mac, and you don’t grok a little UNIX, SVNX comes recommended. Accessing […]

Code Review

What is a code review? Every line of code that is committed to VIP is reviewed by the VIP Team. We don’t do in-depth code reviews to add more time to or delay your launch schedules. We do these lengthy code reviews to help you launch successfully. The goal of our reviews is to make […]

Etsy’s behind-the-scenes blog, Code as Craft, on VIP

Etsy had a record-breaking weekend between Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, and their network continues to grow! On their site Code as Craft, hosted here at VIP, their engineers take a deeper look at what it takes to run such a successful network and system architecture, and discuss a wide range of topics […]

Flickr relaunches Code on VIP

Flickr relaunched their developer blog, on VIP! If you didn’t know, the Flickr blog is also running on WordPress and VIP Hosting!   [Visit and] Ready to become a VIP Services Client? Some of the world’s biggest brands rely on VIP Services.

Ad Code Manager v0.2.2: Bulk Delete and Google AdSense Provider

Ad Code Manager is a plugin designed to help you deal with ad codes, those short snippets of Javascript used to display advertisements on your website. Yesterday, Rinat Khaziev of Doejo, Jeremy Felt of 10up, and I released version 0.2.2. This release incorporates the following: New Google Ad Sense provider courtesy of Erick Hitter from Oomph Bulk delete action […]

Ad Code Manager v0.2: UI Redesign, Support for Custom Ad Networks, and a New Widget

Ad Code Manager is a plugin designed to help you deal with ad codes, those short snippets of Javascript used to display advertisements on your website. This week, Rinat Khaziev of Doejo, Jeremy Felt of 10up, and I are excited to bring you version 0.2. It’s chock full of these new features: Completely reworked user interface, […]

Open-sourcing the Code Comments Trac plugin

At Automattic we love open-source software and try to make more of it. That’s why today we are open-sourcing the Code Comments Trac plugin. We developed it to help us do better and quicker code reviews. Every month the VIP Services team reviews tens of WordPress themes and plugins making sure the code is secure, […]

Taxonomy List Widget

Create a list of non-hierarchical taxonomies and display it in your sidebar or footer, as an alternative to the tag cloud.

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