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David Skidmore

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I am an engineer at Amazon, where I work with the Kindle Personal Documents team. We write software that makes it easy to get documents onto your Kindle.

  • Committed [751505] to Plugins Trac:
    Bumping 'tested up to' version for WordPress 3.6.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Chrome & IE", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I am still investigating the Internet Explorer issue, but at the moment I only have…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Chrome & IE", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey there, sorry it took a while to get back to you on this. I…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [715392] to Plugins Trac:
    Fixed line endings for readme.

    1 year ago

  • Committed [713154] to Plugins Trac:
    Updating the readme with recent changes.

    1 year ago

  • Committed [711574] to Plugins Trac:
    Fixes to localization support.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Do Amazon provide any data?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great question! The short answer is no, we do not provide that data in the…

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, "Plugin file does not exist." Error after 1.0.3 Update, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Plugin disappeared altogether upon update?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Glad to hear things are working for you, Stevie. This is definitely our bad for…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Send to Kindle not working in RSS Feed", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That certainly does sound problematic. I do not think it will be possible to enable…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [702528] to Plugins Trac:
    Fix to prevent the button from appearing in RSS feeds.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Plugin disappeared altogether upon update?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Do you have any level of debug logging enabled for your WordPress site that you…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Plugin disappeared altogether upon update?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Oh my, that does sound strange. When you go to the Plugins screen of your…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Where is the shortcode to place on website?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The easiest way to get the button to start showing up is to visit the…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "SendtoKindle text when posted to Facebook", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey Cyndi, today I am tagging release 1.0.3 of the plugin, which will contain a…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [701832] to Plugins Trac:
    Tagging version 1.0.3

    1 year ago

  • Committed [701804] to Plugins Trac:
    Renamed some files for consistency and fixed a bug with excerpts.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "SendtoKindle text when posted to Facebook", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I see what you mean there, and this may be a bug with the Send…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "SendtoKindle text when posted to Facebook", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey Cyndi, I would be happy to look into your problem for you. Could you…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Where is the shortcode to place on website?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The shortcode registered for the Send to Kindle plugin is simply [sendtokindle]. You can use…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [696851] to Plugins Trac:
    Adding higher resolution icons.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "worked before update, now nope....", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey Linda, I have tried checking out your blog, but it does not seem the…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Amazon Support Email Bounces", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Things should be running smoothly again, let us know what issues you encounter at sendtokindle-developerhelp@amazon.com.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Amazon Support Email Bounces", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey Nick, thanks for the report. I am going to get in touch with support…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Send to Kindle: Links within the document", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This behavior extends from the button attempting to make relative links on a site absolute.…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Waiting for content", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Tony, the second article triggers a really fascinating bug. Check out the following snippet of…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Doesn't work with Opera 12", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately, we do not provide official support for the Opera browser. The reason you are…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "worked before update, now nope....", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry to hear about your issues. This may be a bug with the button itself…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Kindle Touch - Content issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey, thanks for the report. I will try and reproduce this on my Kindle Touch…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "SendtoKindle shows up in archive/search", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would say you have found a bug. :P You can patch sendtokindle.php manually by…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [690227] to Plugins Trac:
    Fixed button content appearing in blog search results.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do you place the download onto the site?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey there, the right place to put the plugin depends on where your WordPress installation…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Waiting for content", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey kmueller62, I have been trying to reproduce the issue using Chrome 26 and Firefox…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Waiting for content", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Earlier today we experienced some issues across all browsers after a "bugfix" appeared to cause…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Tracking?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately, tracking is not currently built into either the button or the WordPress plugin. There…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [687315] to Plugins Trac:
    Taggin version 1.0.2

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Layout", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Jeffrey, the display issues with wrapping is currently fixed in our development version, and I…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Internet Explorer 10 - Not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, we are currently aware of the issue affecting Internet Explorer across all versions. I…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [685792] to Plugins Trac:
    Apparently, I forgot to update the Stable Tag.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add To Jetpack Sharing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    One possibility could be my use of wp_get_active_and_valid_plugins, which does not return "network" plugins on…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add To Jetpack Sharing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The most likely cause for breakage is the path. Send to Kindle will look through…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Shortcode not working in sidebar", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately, text widgets do not support using shortcodes out of the box. There are ways…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [685304] to Plugins Trac:
    Fixed the button displaying incorrectly for certain themes and updated a ...

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Second Icon Displays After Comment Prompt", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It sounds like a theme issue, but it is hard to say how I can…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "My Send to Kindle button is incorrectly formatted", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It looks like your theme applies a style to cause all images on the page…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [684973] to Plugins Trac:
    Tagging version 1.0.1

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Shortcode option not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It looks like our JavaScript is trying to initialize before the page has finished loading.…

    1 year ago

  • Committed [684946] to Plugins Trac:
    Changed script to be included at the bottom of the page instead of the ...

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Floating type button", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately, we do not offer integration with Digg Digg yet. If you are comfortable hacking…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to "Shortcode option not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you link me to an example post on your blog using the shortcode? Also,…

    1 year ago