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David Skidmore

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  • Member Since: February 1st, 2013
  • Seattle, WA
  • www.amazon.com/gp/sendtokindle
  • Software Development Engineer at Amazon.com, Inc.
  • @dpskidmore on WordPress.org
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Bio/Description

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.

    3 years 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…

    3 years 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…

    3 years ago

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

    4 years ago

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

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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.

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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.…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years ago

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

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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.…

    4 years 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…

    4 years 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,…

    4 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Add To Jetpack Sharing, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Jeremy is right! Jetpack integration is not really advertised in the plugin information because it…

    4 years ago

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