March 2009

Prior to this episode taking place I had a feeling that this would be a great show. Despite there being a technical snafu where the stream audio disappeared, we covered alot of great information. We talked about everything ranging from Premium themes and the GPL to what StudioPress is all (more…)

IntenseDebate, the third party commenting service which Automattic acquired back on September 23rd, 2008 has announced that they will have their own plugin repository. IntenseDebate has had some harsh criticism as of late for seemingly not obeying the wishes of quite a few users who have requested that IntenseDebate implement (more…)

Vladimir Prelovac who I consider to be a WordPress Rockstar in his own right has is very own book called WordPress Plug-In Development. Beginner’s guide. Vladimir is not only a plugin developer but also a good theme developer as well if you take Blue Grace or Amazing Grace as examples. (more…)

Remember the WordPress Shop? If you forgot about it, don’t worry as I did too considering I haven’t seen much news come out of the store for quite awhile. Well, thanks to a Tavern forum thread started by community member Brad Williams entitled, Best Place To Get WordPress Gear? I (more…)

The other day I had mentioned that Ronald Huereca author of the WP Ajax Edit comments plugin was looking for a new developer to take over the project. Good news! Ajay D’ Souza has become the proud owner of this awesome plugin. Ajay has worked with Ronald before and I (more…)

Every now and then, a conversation will take place on the WP-Hackers Mailing list that I can actually follow and understand. Back on March 1st, Joost de Valk who is a top 10 WordPress plugin author posed an interesting question to the list: In my ever ongoing quest to find (more…)

Brian Gardner who is famously known for his Revolution Themes and also the guy behind his new venture, StudioPress will be my special guest on this Fridays edition of WordPress Weekly. I plan on grilling Brian about premium themes, just a question or two about the GPL, his business model, (more…)

While I didn’t attend the event, I kept a close eye on Twitter for the WordCamp Denver hashtag as well as tuned into the BitWireLive video stream that was produced by Dave Moyer. As it turns out, WiFi connectivity during the event was not the greatest, especially during the sessions (more…)

Ian Stewart published his new annual tradition prediction post which this year contains 15 different thoughts and perspectives on what the future of WordPress themes will be like for 2009. Among those 15 people is yours truly and this is what I had to say. While 2008 proved to be (more…)