Piklist v0.9.9.1

We’re killing bugs and adding features!  Piklist v0.9.9.1 is available at Trunk. Inspired by this support ticket by @cezarion, Piklist can now use a combination of client-side and server-side validation.  In the past, Piklist would stop any Piklist field from saving if it failed validation. Implementing this new feature will now stop the entire form from […]

Piklist v0.9.9 Public Beta and Next Steps

About four years ago, Kevin and I started developing Piklist. It didn’t start out as the most powerful framework for WordPress. What we originally planned was an application-type plugin.  However, we quickly realized we were building a plugin that allowed you to build powerful applications. We took everything we knew about customizing WordPress and vowed to make it easier, […]

WP Helpers v1.8: Media Tools

WordPress Helpers v1.8 is now available at, and this release is all about Media. Required Featured Image when Publishing You can now require a Featured Image when publishing a post. If there’s no image assigned, your post will be saved in Draft mode. Once you assign a Featured Image, you can Publish or Schedule. […]

WordPress Helpers update: Post Excerpt with WYSIWYG

Our best ideas have always come from our users, and this one is no exception. This week on our support forum, @mcmaster wanted to add a WYSIWYG editor to the Post excerpt box. While this is super easy using the Piklist framework, we decided to make it even easier and add it to our WordPress […]

Piklist at WordCamp Seattle

WordCamp Seattle: Experienced, is this weekend and it looks like it’s going to be an amazing event. If you’re going to attend we would love to meet you. Piklist lead developer Kevin Miller will be there to answer all your questions and help you build amazing websites with Piklist. To meet with Kevin just send […]

Piklist Checker v0.6.0 is now available

If you’ve been building plugins or themes that depend on Piklist, the Piklist Checker is a free piece of code that tells users to install Piklist if they haven’t already. You can learn more about it in our User Guide. The latest version of the Piklist Checker is now available at, and supports themes […]

WordCamp NYC 2014 Presentation

On August 2, 2014, Kevin and I gave a talk about Piklist at WordCamp NYC. While the presentation mostly focused on customizing the WordPress admin, our favorite part was showing examples of what people are building with Piklist: WP Engine built an internal on-boarding system using Piklist to customize the UI. Marcus Eby, a Piklist […]

Contributing to Piklist (without writing any code)

If you love Piklist, and we know you do, there are lots of ways you can contribute to the project. If you’re a developer and want to submit code, that’s great and we always welcome it. But there are lots of other ways you can contribute to Piklist even if you don’t write code: Rate Piklist […]

Test drive our new products, with the Piklist Beta Program

We need your help. With Piklist core well on its way to version 1.0, we are starting to roll out other plugins we have in the pipeline. Before making these products available to the general public, we are offering them to small groups of users for beta testing. If you sign up, we would provide […]

Piklist released

Two days after version 0.9.4 went live on we are releasing a small update. Piklist addresses the ONE valid issue we received from the community (if you don’t include us naming the language files incorrectly). We worked hard to make sure the latest version of Piklist was the most stable and secure version […]