Bye-bye Prototype, long live jQuery!

Hi WordPress Community,

Long time no update. – I think I was kinda busy with my day job.

Anyway, it’s done. – After months of refactoring and adopting I’ve finally removed all instances of Prototype from, and my WordPress plugins.

These new versions of my WordPress plugins, which also include a face-lift of the user interface in the WordPress Admin Menu, are now based on jQuery and HTML5:

  • GeneralStats v3.00
  • TimeZoneCalculator v3.00
  • TagPages v1.60 (no UI, so only other updates here)
  • Featuring CountComments v1.40

If you find any bugs, please let me know.

As next step I plan to make the plugins fit for different display sizes with Responsive Web Design (RWD). This will be achieved by a combination of CSS Media Queries

@media screen and (max-width: 600px) {
	.my_container {
		display: none;

@media screen and (min-width: 601px) { .my_container { display: block; } }

and adoption to the viewport

function my_rwd_function() {
	if (jQuery(window).width() < 960) {
		do something for devices with a smaller screen
else { /* or something for desktop devices, hdtvs, etc. */ } });
jQuery(document).ready(function() { my_rwd_function(); });
jQuery(window).on('resize', function() { my_rwd_function(); });

… with RWD the jQuery way

My Best,

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