March 2009

Stefan Vervoort who operates DivitoDesign.com sent me an email letting me know that he has launched a brand new WordPress centric site called WPToy. Stefan plans on using the site to publish WordPress news, themes, plugins, articles, and tutorials. On top of that, the site will contain a gallery system. (more…)

Community member Brad Williams has put the call out via the Tavern Forum that he looking for beta testers for his brand new WordPress plugin which is a phpBB bridge. The plugin will do as follows: Once activated/configured the plugin will bridge together WordPress accounts with phpBB accounts. This allows (more…)

Community member Kim Parsell passed this along to me regarding a new WordPress MU Support forum that recently opened to the public. Andrea and her husband who run WPMUTutorials.com are the ones behind this new forum. Anyone is free to register an account but to dive deeper into the forums, (more…)

Kaspar’s has announced that he has released a new version of his cool Widget Context plugin which fixes the problem of widget settings not being saved the first time around. The plugin also has added a new feature which enables you to show or hide a widget if the blog (more…)

If you’re involved with the WordPress project, chances are you already know that at about this time every year, the WordPress guys announce a series of projects for the Google Summer Of Code which is an annual event aimed at providing accepted students the chance to work with Mentors for (more…)

Back on February 8th, 2009, community member tekzt asked if I could some how get Andrew Ozz to appear on a future episode of WordPress Weekly for an interview. Hey, I like suggestions so I followed up on tekts request and sent a few emails to Andrew. He responded back (more…)

In this episode, we were supposed to interview Matt Mullenweg about all sorts of things but Matt didn’t show up. Not sure if he forgot or if other events got in the way but I have already contacted Maya to reschedule the interview. We stuck around for an hour and (more…)

Scott Berkun who has been blogging for a LONG time recently published his own review centered around WordPress 2.7. As a mostly non-practicing geek, I don’t write much code or touch command lines often, so despite my CS degree, I don’t trust myself and I wait to do this until (more…)

The folks over at CMSWire.com have a great writeup on the 100 hours to build a website challenge that took place at SxSW. A team of developers from Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress got together to build a website based on a specific list of specifications and design. At the end, (more…)

Andrew Rickmann over on his WP Fun WordPress centric site divvied up an interesting question today and that is, what would it take for you to use a plugin that replaced a core feature of WordPress? My answer to this question is yes. An example I can think of off (more…)

If you browse around the Automattic About Page, you’ll notice that Matt Mullenwegs official job title is: As the Chief BBQ Taste Tester of Automattic, Matt travels the world sampling cuisine and comparing it to the gold standard of Texas BBQ. Of course this is to be taken tongue in (more…)