Deciding to use custom database tables

The first version of Kanban for WordPress was built using custom post types. I’d always been taught that WordPress developers should work hard to conform to the WordPress database schemas and “best practices”. I wrote a lot of extra code to accommodate attributes, but it always felt like forcing a square peg into a round hole. I’ve been developing

Version 1.1 is here!

Today we’re pleased to announce a big upgrade in the Kanban for WordPress plugin. It’s mostly a technical upgrade, with lots of changes to the code. We’ve switched to custom tables, and everything is faster and more secure now. Enjoy, and please send us any feedback!

Why Kanban?

The best ideas come from real need. At my day job, I was tasked with picking a project management software for our dev team. Never easy, as there are a million and one apps out there. My experience is with agile, so that’s where I started. But full on agile project management seemed overkill for