Jeff Chandler

A few days ago, I was linked to an article on ITProportal.com by Desire Athow who asked the question, When Will Microsoft Buy Automattic & WordPress?. The article is confusing to follow because the author failed to delineate between WordPress the open-source project and WordPress.com. However, the usual suspects cleared (more…)

I love the concept behind this list. WordCamp Orange County organizer and WordPress developer Brandon Dover has compiled a list featuring some of the craziest excuses he’s heard for not upgrading WordPress. However, the list also includes reasons that have been submitted by readers. As of this writing, there are (more…)

After a long time in development, bbPress 2.0 stable has been given the green light. While new version releases are exciting, this particular one for bbPress is especially so as it is a total rethink of how bbPress runs, integrates, and functions as a forums plugin instead of stand-alone software. (more…)

Within the past few weeks, I’ve noticed the term ‘Responsive‘ showing up everywhere, especially as it relates to WordPress 3.3 and the administrative area. Having no idea what this term meant, I got in touch with Sara Cannon to figure it out. Unfortunately (or fortunately), she is pretty busy helping (more…)

Ryan Imel of WPCandy.com has published an editorial that has sparked yet another good discussion. This time, the focus is on the misnomer that it’s better to keep your active plugin count as low as possible to avoid problems. I’ve been down this road before. In at least a couple (more…)

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…)

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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…)