A gold star is great, but a cookie is better!

Meteor Slides reached a couple of big milestones this week. My plugin broke 50 ratings while holding onto a five-star rating. It has also now been downloaded over 25,000 times, that’s a lot of slideshows!

To celebrate Kristine and I baked some gold star cookies with the kids—alright, they baked the cookies and I ate them.

Thank you everyone who has tried and rated my plugin, marked it as working, or left a comment. I really appreciate all of the feedback!

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  1. […] up we have blog posts. This week:Josh Leuze hit a milestone with his Meteor Slides plugin, and celebrated with 5-star cookies.Jason Paul shared why he uses WordPress. Why do you use WordPress?Thomas […]

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  2. I’ve learned a lot from hacking this ‘Meteor Sliders’ plugin.

    Thank you for your hard work

    Congratulations Josh !

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  3. It’s well written and functions perfectly (enough that a non-savvy client ‘gets it’), so I’m not surprised that you’re at 5 stars still. The rating is deserved–good work.

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  4. Congrats, Josh! Meteor Slides rocks!!!

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  5. Meteor Slides is a great plugin. I’d give 6 stars if there was such an option.
    Special thanks for making the process for customizing the CSS and even the PHP loop so easy! I was banging my head against the wall with some other slider plugins until I found this one – it’s almost perfect. My wishlist is very short:
    * allow slide order not just by date
    * warning notice when I try to publish a slide without a title (where does it go, anyway?)

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    • Thanks Ehud, I do a lot of custom slideshows so I wanted to make sure it was easy to customize my plugin.

      I am planning to add a better way to sort the slides in a future release so be on the lookout for that! I think that the slides without titles is a WordPress bug, with a blog post, an empty title becomes the post ID, hopefully they extend this to custom post types in the future.

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  6. I love Meteor – I would just like to know how I can show 2 or 3 images next to each other instead of just one.

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  7. Hi Josh, Slides Meteor is excellent, I was looking for something that works, and now I found! Thanks. … Junior Brazil

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