February 2009

About two weeks ago, as I was browsing through my favorite bookstore Borders and I was delighted to see that WordPress For Dummies the Second Edition is now available on book shelves. I picked up the book and started reading various parts and I have to admit, it was hard (more…)

Brad Williams over at the WebDevStudios.com blog has published a list of 10 WordPress plugins you may have never heard of. Out of this list, I can say that I’m only familiar with two of the plugins. Featured Content Gallery and Exclude pages. Exclude pages has become one of those (more…)

The story regarding WPDesigner.com just keeps getting better, or worst. I’m receiving reports from multiple individuals letting me know that they have received a paypal notice informing them to renew their 5$ subscription to the theme club Small Potato once operated. On top of that, some folks are even receiving (more…)

For those unable to attend WordCamp Denver, there’s good news. Starting at 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM PST at Bitwire Live on Saturday, February 28, 2009 there will be a live video stream of WordCamp Denver featuring yours truly, Lorelle Van Fossen and Dave Moyer. The stream includes both video (more…)

David and I talked about some WordPress news that has accumulated the past two weeks. This ranged from WPDesigner coming back to life only to die again to my idea to wipe the ideas forum and start a new. We also covered a few confirmed features that will be in (more…)

Welcome to the WordPress Tavern Friday Happy Hour. Each Friday, this post will provide a summary of what is going on within the WordPress Tavern Community. From The Forum: WordPress Mailing List Issues – Jacob Santos informs us of some issues that have recently taking place on the WordPress Hackers (more…)

The other day, George Plumley contacted me to let me know of a new site he launched called SeeHowTwo.com. The site contains a variety of videos specific to WordPress.org with plans on adding videos to cover WordPress.com topics as well. Initially, I had to increase the font size on my (more…)

Browsing across the web last night, I came across a very cool iteration of WordPress MU. The site was http://klews.net/maps/ and functioned as if the entire install was one giant map. As I’ve since learned, that is essentially what it is. So exactly who is WP Premium? We are a (more…)

Early in 2008, Ian Stewart of ThemeShaper.com sent a question around to 11 people he believed were committed to thinking creatively about WordPress themes. The question was simply “What is the future of WordPress Themes?“. One of the eleven people to participate in this summary was yours truly. I’ve since (more…)

Ryan Imel of Themeplayground.com has published a compilation of Who’s who in the WordPress community with 50 people you should be following. Guess what, I and this site made the list. I’d be lying if I said I weren’t flattered with being featured in the list. Truth be told, I’m (more…)

WPDesigner.com the site Tung Do aka Small Potato used to call home finally published a blog post today only the post was about the top five webhosting sites to use. See the screenshot as I believe someone who still keeps the lights on over their has since removed the post. (more…)

NetTuts.com has put together a fantastic list of fifty WordPress related tutorials. They range from configuring multiple installs of WordPress to use a single database to, unraveling the secrets of the comments.php file. Some of the tutorials have been around on the web for a few years now but it’s (more…)