January 2010

This episode of WordPress Weekly featured two different guests. The first, Joshua Strebel who operates the Page.ly service. Page.ly is an interesting service because it takes the best of what WordPress.com has to offer and combines it with the freedom of using the WordPress software itself. While I would have (more…)

Although I’ve thought about this issue endlessly, including most of the issues raised here, there are some things brought up in the comments that I haven’t thought about before. More importantly, you could be right. That’s why we’re doing this whole thing as an experiment; not the Large Hadron Collider (more…)

Thanks to Nic who streamed the keynote for WordCamp Atlanta featuring Jane Wells. In this keynote, there is a handful of newsworthy items to mention, one of which is brand new. WordPress 3.0 dev cycle is going through more of a formal format this time. This version will have a (more…)

“2001 is just a visionary film in every single way,” Heilemann said. “There’s something about it that transcends every other film.” Naming the template Kubrick “seemed like a cool way” to honor the director, although Heilemann still has some reservations. “It seems almost blasphemous,” he said. “I would hate for (more…)

Shortly after I started the WordPress Weekly podcast, I got in touch with Brandon Rosage who was the webmaster of MVN.com. MVN which stands for Most Valuable Network was built around WordPress MU with a bunch of customizations. I interviewed Brandon in episode 8 where we talked about what goes (more…)

Raphael Mudge announced on the AfterTheDeadline blog today a pretty cool bit of news. He has released an AtD Bookmarklet that enables you to have the ability to check spelling, grammar, and misused words from your browser. The AtD button appears magically on every text field displayed on a web (more…)

At A Glance: Builder is a revolutionary new theme developed and released by iThemes. I had the privilege of being a beta tester of the first version and in this review, I’ll be using the latest release version 2.0.2. License: The theme is licensed under the GPL as is all (more…)

My oh my where to start. This meeting had over 110 people in attendance and at times, was pretty crazy to follow as it seems multiple conversations were taking place at once. The following is a cliff note version of the meeting although I highly recommend you view the log (more…)

Scott Reilly, also known as Coffee2Code has been busy as of late churning out plugin updates. This guy some how continues to find a way to maintain about 60 plugins. Some are simple while others provide awesome functionality. To hear more insight in to how Scott does it, check out (more…)

Chris Coyier has laid out his wish-list of features for WordPress on the Digging Into WordPress blog. Among his wishes include a revamped Subscribe To Comments plugin, approved comments to all admins, feature/bury comments and a few more. As Jeff Starr mentions in the comments, it’s interesting to note that (more…)

It’s time to announce the winners of the WordPress Trivia game I started back in 2009. The game was fun and although I didn’t ask as many questions as I’d like, it was a challenge to stump those who regularly contributed to the game. To all who played, I hope (more…)