2010

Randy Hoyt demonstrates how to use many of the image-related features and functions in WordPress: * configuring your media settings for your theme * using gallery shortcodes * the mysterious “Post URL” button explained * template files for attachments * adding featured images to your theme * using get_posts to (more…)

In this session, the creator of MidwestSportsFans.com, Jerod Morris, will talk about his experiences with topics including: blogger vs. mainstream media tension, attracting media references and links, the technical demands of high traffic loads, monetization, hackers, and security. On more than one occasion he has had to call his then (more…)

James Huff has published a list of this years WordPress support forum all-stars on WeblogToolsCollection.com. The list includes some familiar names such as Otto, mrmist, and andrea_r. Throughout the list, you get to find out a little bit about each person such as their history with WordPress and some even (more…)

The author of Beginning WordPress 3 shows you WordPress’s best-kept secrets, including: * 10 unpublicized feeds * the members-only content feature no one’s using * 2 simple template tags that give you complete control over styles, from whole categories to individual posts * 2 lines of code that add Flickr-style (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Joachim Kudish, author of the blog, http://jkudish.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter. WordCamp Montreal 2010 was held on (August 28th and 29th) in Downtown Montreal (at the UQAM Coeur des Sciences venue). The two-day conference was a success with over (more…)

I don’t know about you, but I have a widescreen monitor and I’ve enjoyed having the WordPress administration menus collapsed versus extended. The extra real estate is nice to have with less for me to look at. However, this collapsed menu comes at a price whereas, this menu option does (more…)

One of the things I was most interested in doing at OpenCamp was getting an interview with both a representative from the Joomla community as well as the Drupal community to ask them a round of questions specifically to see how their communities have dealt with some of the issues (more…)

Not too long ago, Aaron Brazell published an interview with Copybloggers, Brian Clark where he explains the reasons for why he left DIY Themes. In that interview, there was no mention of StudioPress or Brian Gardner in relation to the future for Brian Clark. Fast forward to today and if (more…)

I think it’s time that not only do I inform new readers but remind long time visitors that this site is my home and you’re just a guest. The WPTavern.com about page does a decent job of explaining how this site came to be and what its purpose is. WPTavern (more…)

Today, I’ve disbanded the WPTavern VIP Program that I launched at the end of May. Everyone that was a part of the program was sent a pro-rated refund. I’ve been keeping tabs on this particular section of the forum and it was under utilized. I’ll take some of the blame (more…)

Peter Westwood who is a core comitter for the WordPress.org project and has been involved with the community for the majority of the projects existence has announced on his personal blog that he now become the newest member of the Automattic team as a “Happiness Gardener”. I’ve lost count but (more…)

Phil Simon who is an accomplished book author with two books already under his belt, Why New Systems Fail and The Next Wave of Technologies is currently in the process of receiving enough funds from the public to write and publish his new book, The New Small: How a New (more…)