April 2009

WordCamp Central which is the home base for all WordCamps has recently been redesigned. The site now features a large header which clearly explains a WordCamp is, eight upcoming WordCamp events and my favorite feature, the WordCamp events scheduled around the world presented on a Google map. Clicking on any (more…)

David Peralty didn’t make it this week but a wide range of people did. It was a blast from the past episode as it mainly consisted of a roundtable discussion on a number of topics ranging from TalkPress to the WordPress HelpCenter to Plugin Style Sheets. This is an insanely (more…)

I didn’t realize how complicated styling threaded comments can be until I watched this video. David Perel published a screencast on From The Couch.com which goes over how to style threaded comments in WordPress complete with source files for the code but more importantly, hand holding to figure out all (more…)

Back in March, I let you know that P2 was on the horizon for self installed WordPress users and that it was already available for WordPress.com users. Fast forward to today and Prologue 2 is now on the WordPress.org theme repository. The theme features the following perks: Hassle-free posting from (more…)

Just wanted to pass a note along that my review of the new WordPress HelpCenter has been published on WPCandy.com. In this review, I share my opinions as well as my experience I had when I decided to give them a call and ask an easy question to see if (more…)

Today I wanted to talk about a problem which Justin Tadlock will be covering in more detail at some point in the future and that is, plugins which contain a CSS file to edit their style. Don’t get me wrong, Lester Chen is a great plugin author, but I find (more…)

Jane Wells has announced on the WordPress.org development blog that the 24 hour has-patch marathon is now underway. The reason it’s called has-patch is because in trac, when someone submits a patch, the tags ‘has-patch‘ is added to the keyword field making it easier to sort through those tickets which (more…)

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up regarding the next few weeks of WordPress Weekly. This Friday won’t feature any guest interviews but instead, we’ll take time out to discuss the news of the past two weeks and catchup on other things that are happening within the community. For (more…)

I haven’t published one of these posts in awhile so without further adieu, lets see what’s been happening on the forum as of late. Checklist for Moving Domains -I’m thinking of moving everything from jeffro2pt0.com to jeffc.me. Instead of looking up all of the different guides to move the site, (more…)

Sarah over at BloggingTips.com has published a short and sweet article explaining how to setup WordPress out of the box to work like a CMS. She also gives a listing of recommended plugins to accomplish the task.

Upon upgrading my development site for testing to the latest nightly build of WordPress, I discovered that the first bits and pieces of the Widget management system were added. Just as I had hoped for, the system works like a cross between 2.3 and 2.5 leaning more towards 2.3. On (more…)

Justin Tadlock, a notable theme developer in the WordPress community recently published his thoughts on why the WordPress theme repository is in need of an upgrade. Among his arguments is that the ability to update a theme via subversion needs to be added, the community needs a way to police (more…)