2009

Last week, thanks to the help of BHavesh, I was able to offer readers of WPTavern a pretty cool deal. Five PremiumThemes.net club memberships. The only thing you had to do was tell me how you would use WPTavern.com if it were in your hands. The post received a number (more…)

In this episode, I had the chance to welcome Alex King back to the show to talk about the WPHelpCenter, his Carrington theme framework and last but not least, his take on PremiumMod as well as his thoughts on building a business around GPL software such as WordPress. When I (more…)

This past weekend at WordCamp New York, I had the unexpected opportunity to meet and greet Anil Dash, founder of Six Apart the creators of MovableType. While some may wonder why I would bring an Automattic competitor onto a show about WordPress, I think Anil Dash has a lot to (more…)

I recently had the chance to send some questions over Darren’s way regarding the newest theme released by Pro Theme Design called TheLocal. This theme is aimed at the HyperLocal news market and contains specific items such as the weather, date and time, and an awesome front page that is (more…)

I’ve received a good amount of feedback from folks asking me to generate case studies on the use of WordPress when it comes to large scale use or heavy modified development. I’d love to do these case studies to find out the particulars on how WordPress is used in certain (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Ronald Huereca, author of the blog, Ronalfy.com. He is the founder of the Ajax Edit Comments WordPress Plugin. Ajax Edit Comments was first released for WordPress in April of 2007 in response to a reader’s frustration in leaving a typo in a (more…)

In the market for some new themes? If so, you can easily put yourself in the running to obtain a PremiumThemes.net club membership. PremiumThemes.net is a commercial GPL theme club which provides great support and designs all under one up front package price. I’ve worked with Bhavesh to obtain five (more…)

In this sleepy edition of WordPress Weekly, (since I was awake for 20+hours) I had a chat with Joseph Cefoli who is the guy in charge of The FairFieldMirror.com and Daniel Bachhuber of CoPress, a company specializing in the migration from College Publisher while also providing managed hosting. During the (more…)

Just wanted to provide a quick update on what’s been going on. To make a long story short, going back to 35+ hours at the store from 4am to 12pm is taking it’s toll on me. On the side, I’ve been trying my best to put up at least one (more…)

There is some great news for those involved with or following the BuddyPress project. Andy Peatling announced today on the development blog that John James Jacoby aka jjj has been added to the BuddyPress core development team which brings the total to two members. Anytime I’ve done a show about (more…)

If you really want to get your WordPress fix during the weekend of Friday the 13th, consider attending WordCamp Phoenix and then WordCamp New York on the 14th and 15th of November. WordCamp Phoenix is being held at the Arizona Grand Resort which ought to be a blast on Friday (more…)