May 2010

This post is outdated. Please see the following article for details regarding the WPTavern VIP membership. Why?: The VIP membership area of the forum will help me continue to do what I enjoy doing. That is, interacting with the WordPress community, writing about interesting things while at the same time, (more…)

Jayvie Canono who operates the blog OneFineJay.com has published his personal encounter with Jane Wells during WordCamp Raleigh. Upon the announcement of the revised WordCamp Guidelines, Jay was one of the vocal opponents with a number of good questions. Jane responded to those questions in a comment which is all (more…)

Today, WordPress turns 7 years old. I’ve been using WordPress since 2007 which is only a few years ago. I always enjoy hearing the stories from those who were on board with WordPress since the day it was created by a fork of b2. I suppose those folks can be (more…)

Recently, I’ve been uploading video files to VideoPress.com. When uploading the files, I’ve generally kept the default naming scheme provided by the Flip Camera. On my machine, there were two different video files with a similar name but different extensions, video-4.mp4 and video-4.mov. The .mov file was the interview with (more…)

Brad Williams who is the author of the book, Professional WordPress talked about initial sales and the type of feedback he’s received thus far. We also discussed what is going on with the WebDevStudios Crew including information regarding their iPhone application called IPFreely which is a location based application that (more…)

Cory Miller who heads up iThemes.com along with PluginBuddy.com gives me the low down on what is going on with the company. Cory gives the details regarding what their newest offering, Plugin Mobile Buddy is all about. It sounds like an awesome plugin and once WPTavern.com goes through a minor (more…)

In this special interview with Jane Wells from WordCamp Raleigh, we discuss the prospects of WordPress 3.0. We also have a good discussion revolving the new menu system, including the question I’ve had since Beta 1 and that is, why bother going with Woo Nav if at the end of (more…)

Patrick O’ Keefe who is known as iFroggy on Twitter and the author of the book Managing Online Forums presented at WordCamp Raleigh this past weekend. In his presentation, Patrick talks about how to extend your community beyond the blog as well as bringing community from various outposts spread across (more…)

WordCamp Chicago is a little over a week away and I won’t be able to attend this years event. Things just didn’t work out according to plan and so I’m trying to sell my ticket. Unfortunately, refunds can not be given due to the way the ticketing system works. So (more…)

In this interview, Leland who operates ThemeLab.com tells us what he’s been up to, what it’s been like to attend a WordCamp for the first time, and he also gives us some information regarding his underground project. I enjoyed getting to meet Leland face to face and hope I get (more…)