September 2011

If you’re anywhere near the Edinburgh area around October 22nd, make a pit stop to an event they are calling WordUp Edinburgh. According to the event website, this un-conference will mimic the WordCamp model in that there will be presentations with attendance being free. However, there are only going to (more…)

<a href='http://video.msn.com?vid=41791843-cfd2-48f9-ad5d-3b935336822a&mkt=en-us&src=FLPl:embed::uuids' target='_new' title='Season 5 - Episode 8 - Social Traumas' >Video: Season 5 - Episode 8 - Social Traumas</a>

WordPress can put yet another trophy on its mantle with a 2011 bOSSie award by InfoWorld within the Best Open Source Applications category. Confusingly, Drupal also won an award within the same category. Are the two pieces of software so different that they can be considered seperate entities with regards (more…)

In this pre-recorded edition of WordPress Weekly, I get you caught up with the news that made the headlines this week. While I didn’t have time to go in-depth on any particular topic, this episode features two interviews. One with Tom McFarlin talking about the lessons he’s learned through commercial (more…)

Scoot Kingsley Clark who is the lead developer of the Pods Development Framework has successfully acquired the funds necessary to complete development work for Pods 2.0 along with the community website. After launching his project on Kickstarter.com, he managed to get the $1,500.00 goal necessary within 24 hours. However, the (more…)

WordCamp Central is now managed by Andrea Middleton instead of Jane Wells. Within the post, Jane mentions that she will take on more of an advisory role while Andrea will be handling all of the management activities associated with the position. According to the facts presented within the introduction post, (more…)

With MobileMe slated to shutdown on June 30th, 2012 taking iWeb with it, users will need to find a new home for their iWeb powered website. A company by the name of Rage Software has created an iWeb to WordPress converter that takes an exported iWeb website and converts it (more…)

The hot topic in the community over the weekend was a post published by WPCandy.com that talks about the DevPress deal for WordCamp Organizers going down in flames thanks to the WordCamp Guidelines, specifically dealing with giveaways. Unfortunately, the way in which the WordCamp Central team went about correcting the (more…)