Ubuntu NotifyOSD / MAC Growl WordPress Notifier
It will check with the version of your WordPress install & compare it with the latest version and will notify you to upgrade your install.
Right now, I run it by setting it up as a cron job for every 10 minutes.
How to set it up?
- Copy the folder
ubuntu-notifyosd-wp-pluginto your plugins folder of your WordPress install
- Activate the plugin.
- And then copy the other folder
ubuntu-notify-osd-scriptsomewhere where you will like to keep it (In a scripts folder under your home directory perhaps?).
- open the script
wp-version-check.shfor editing, change the URL of your WordPress install WPURL
- Setup the cronjob for the script by
- At the end of the file, add
*/10 * * * * /path/to/wp-version-check.sh
Xto exit. Press
yto save the changes you made.
- That's it
What's more to come?
I intend to make it work in realtime & not by polling every few minutes. But that's something out of my skillset right now.
Other than upgrade notifications, I see scope of the following:
- Notification of user registrations
- Comments (pending/approval)
- Plugin or Theme updates
- Provide API so that custom events notification can be pushed to the user