December 2013

Post Customizer

There are all sorts of frontend editors being created for WordPress. We’ve already covered Barley, Inline Access, and PrettyPress. Each plugin takes a different approach to solving the problem. Post Customizer, developed by 10up continues the trend of taking a different approach to solving the problem of live editing. Post (more…)

It’s been a long time since the Tavern has received a new coat of paint. I’d like to introduce you to the new WordPress Tavern. This design is a child theme that we created, based on Stargazer, a new parent theme from Theme Hybrid. WPTavern is now responsive and looks (more…)

Many people around the world are already in the thick of celebrating a host of international holidays, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more. If you’re celebrating a holiday involving gifts and you’re not sure what to buy the beloved WordPress geek in your life, we have a few suggestions. Even (more…)

Jetpack is Now Available on Github

The Jetpack plugin code is now available on github and the team welcomes your pull requests. With the addition of Jetpack, Automattic now has 106 public repositories on github. That’s a lot of shared code! Jetpack has been downloaded nearly eight million times since its debut on WordPress.org. If you’ve (more…)

Brian Richards has announced that he is giving away 12 full year scholarships. Winners will be given access to every new session published in 2014. According to Brian, that’s at least $360 in live, personal training. Winners are chosen every day at 12PM Eastern Time. To enter the drawing, you’ll (more…)

In 2008, Automattic created a WordPress theme entitled Prologue. A year after its launch, Automattic released P2 to take the place of Prologue. P2 was a revolutionary theme as it enabled communication to happen in near real-time and arranged comments so that they were equally as important as blog posts. (more…)