July 2013

I invite you to watch Week In WordPress Episode 5 as yours truly and a group of WordPress faithful got together to discuss the news of the week. This episode features Adam Warner of FooPlugins, Curtis McHale of CurtisMcHale.com, and Pippin Williamson of PippinsPlugins.com. Among some of the topics discussed (more…)

It’s one of those things we do. Some people clip coupons, some collect stamps or dog trinkets. I dig through plugins. Lots of ’em. The most mentionable are listed here in what we like to call The Daily Plugin. While I don’t consider this everyday offering to be a review, (more…)

WPRemote is a quick and easy way to monitor multiple websites all for the price of free. However, they’ve recently launched a $5.00 per month/per site automatic backup plan. I caught up with the founders of this small service to see what their plans were for the future. What is (more…)

Page.ly has announced a brand new CDN service called PressCDN. Page.ly has partnered with a number of companies in order to provide a global distribution network. The biggest selling point they are pushing is speed. For those that don’t know, CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. A CDN is a (more…)

Staying up late finally paid off as I became one of the first to see a preview of the new PostStat.us redesign. In the latest edition of the Post Status newsletter, founder Brian Krogsgard outlined the various changes that the redesign encompassed. Since long form content has generated some of (more…)

Episode 18 of the Dradcast podcast featured the one and only Syed Balkhi of WPbeginner.com. It was a great show filled with excellent content including Syed’s recent giveaway aimed at helping to build a school. However, given that WPDaily has disappeared, I think the meat of the show starts at (more…)

Welcome once again to The Daily Plugin, where we take a look at the newest and most frequently updated plugins from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Remember to install new plugins on a staging site first as to not expose your valuable sites to any risk of plugin conflict or crashes (more…)

First off, it’s extremely weird to be writing about the demise of a website that not too long ago, was writing about the demise and resurgence of WPTavern. WPDaily, one of the many sites dedicated to all things WordPress has closed its doors today. The move comes as a shock (more…)

Came across this recently published friendly guide to the GPL and WordPress licensing by Ivycat. It’s not filled with debates on what plugins and themes should do but generally just covers the basics and highlights things to know. If you’re new to WordPress or curious of it’s licensing, this is (more…)

iThemes has launched their hotly anticipated e-Commerce platform called Exchange. I was able to watch a one hour introduction video presented by one of the core developers of Exchange and my initial impression is wow. Based on what I’ve seen, they have done a great job with focusing on simplicity. (more…)

WPBeginner.com is currently in the middle of what could be the largest WordPress prize giveaway I have ever seen. It’s to celebrate their fourth birthday (Happy birthday by the way) but there is also a very beneficial catch to this particular giveaway. For every dollar donated to the cause, WPBeginner (more…)

Hello everyone and welcome to another installment of The Daily Plugin where we examine the newest and most recently upgraded plugins from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Remember to always test new plugins on a staging or development site first so that you do not risk data loss, conflicts with other (more…)