February 2009

The other night, I was asked by Dave Moyer, producer of the WordPress podcast WordCast, if I was interested in doing a pre-recorded segment for a new podcast he is producing called Aimless Agenda. The segment would highlight the hot topics of discussion during the previous week on the WordPress (more…)

Stefan Vervoort who heads up the blog DivitoDesign has published his own comprehensive list of WordPress resources. He has gone the extra mile and published them in easy to browse sections containing everything from theme starting points to noteworthy articles in the Codex to WordPress Hacks. Stefan also includes a (more…)

We have a great thread going on in the forum which was started by community member Kit. The question is simple. You Know You’re A WordPress Addict When? You’re job is to fill in the blanks. Already, many people have admitted their tendencies on being a WordPress Addict. In fact, (more…)

For some reason this morning, I was browsing the web and came across the Ping-O-Matic website and noticed in the footer that the servers the site runs on were donated by Automattic. This peaked my curiosity so I browsed the Automattic website to see if Ping-O-Matic was listed as a (more…)

While browsing around the archive of WordPress.org, I came across a blog post from 2004 where Matt Mullenweg describes WordPress having multi-blog capabilities. He also mentions at the end of the blog post about how the server has been up and down with a description of a long term solution. (more…)

This post is part of an ongoing series called Ask Jeff. This is where I’ll take a question someone within the WPTavern or WordPress community gives me and provide my thoughts/answer to. This weeks question was submitted by community member andrew. Which current WordPress feature do you think is most (more…)

Keeping an eye on the WordPress Hackers mailing list of late, I noticed a discussion where the word bloat was used numerous times. Out of my own curiosity, I decided to ask those on the list what the definition of bloat was. The answers were not surprising. Everything from items (more…)

If you’re in the market for a new theme and have been eying up Brian Gardner’s Revolution 2 series of themes wishing you could have just one of them for free, here is your chance. From now until next Friday, anyone who registers an account on the WordPress Tavern forum (more…)

In episode 41 of WordPress Weekly, David Peralty and I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Scott Wallick, the creator of the veryplaintxt theme as well as the Sandbox theme. That’s right, David Peralty is my new co-host for WordPress Weekly which should be fun. Ad Copy:This episode of WordPress (more…)

Ryan Boren announced on the WordPress Testers mailing list today that WordPress 2.7.1 RC1 has been released. So far, looks like a couple of bugs have been squashed with the potential for a few more before this version hits the public. Here is a short list composed by Ryan announcing (more…)

Due to popular demand, I have created a new section within the WordPress forum called Business Thinktank. Many people operate businesses either on or around WordPress. Some deal with the GPL while others do not. There are many ways in which to operate a business and this section of the (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Andrew Rickmann, author of the blog, Fun With WP. There’s an interesting discussion happening on the wp-hackers mailing list right now about the issue of core plugins. Although it seems to have meandered away from the point slightly, the key suggestion was (more…)