Jeff Chandler

HostGator who I know a lot of you use for hosting WordPress powered websites now has a new toy for you to play with that makes installing WordPress quick and easy with no uploading required. It’s called QuickInstall and is a custom developed script by HostGator that performs practically the (more…)

In a few weeks, I’ll be on vacation from September 5th to September 11th. During this time, I won’t be available to write or publish anything which is why I’m asking for volunteers to write guest posts. What I’m looking for are user guides, plugin reviews, tutorials, regarding WordPress, BuddyPress, (more…)

While I don’t normally write about WordPress.com happenings at WPTavern.com, the removal of Cutline for a new theme called Coraline is making headlines, and rightly so. The first reason why this is such a big story is because the Cutline theme was developed by Chris Pearson a few years ago. (more…)

While WordPress for the iPhone 2.6 is almost ready to be released Chris Boyd announced that the iOS team is putting together a beta team for the project. Team members will receive releases before they reach the public’s hands for testing in order to fix bugs proactively rather than having (more…)

Raphael has released an updated version of the After The Deadline extension for OpenOffice that fixes a bug that prevented OpenOffice from applying AtD to non-English (US) documents. Instead of using en_GB, en_UK was used instead, creating the problem. The new version also cleans up the AtD Service option where (more…)

Need help finding the right hook within WordPress? Thanks to PressCoders.com, the job of finding that hook just became much easier with a newly developed resource called WordPress Hook Explorer or WHeX. WHeX is an application built on top of Silverlight 4.0 which means you’ll need to have the Silverlight (more…)

Thanks to some detective work from community member Gautam, it looks as though After The Deadline will be renamed to SpellPress. The open source version of After The Deadline has recently seen a slew of file name changes where sp is now the file prefix. SP standing for SpellPress. When (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by David Peralty You can follow him on Twitter. Recently, at Cross Media TO I was shown some great demonstrations of what companies are doing to bridge the gaps when it comes to the creation and distribution of ideas, and it got me (more…)

A topic of discussion that’s popped up numerous times within the WP Hackers Mailing List as well as other places throughout the community is when WordPress would stop supporting PHP version 4 and move up to version 5. Well, the good news for all WordPress theme and plugin developers is (more…)

It’s been a little while since I’ve installed the Limit Login Attempts plug-in that I’ve reviewed here and so far, it’s worked as advertised. Since May 15th, I’ve had 11 failed attempts to log into the back-end of WPTavern.com. Three of those occurred on July 24th. 10 out of 11 (more…)

It’s no secret that Google’s own Matt Cutts is a fan of WordPress as he has used it to power his own website for quite some time. Recently, Matt was a guest on the WordPress Community podcast hosted by Joost de Valk and Frederick Townes. In the episode, Matt talks (more…)

Although Paul Cunningham wanted to hear experiences by those who have used the Genesis theme framework, he ended up starting a conversation that discussed the other frameworks as well. One of the common threads within the conversation is that Justin Tadlock has done a great job with Hybrid as the (more…)