Jeff Chandler

WordCamp San Francisco has come and gone but there are a few things in the keynote by Matt Mullenweg that I wanted to focus on. When Matt thinks of WordPress, he doesn’t think of it as a software project, he thinks about it as a creative artwork project. Matt would (more…)

Time and time again, when I would read an article about WordPress security or how to harden an install, I would see mentions of limiting the amount of times someone can try to log into an account. I’ve never put much thought into the idea but I’ve finally installed a (more…)

I was fortunate enough to be one of the guests on episode 13 of the WordCast Conversations podcast. In this specific episode, I joined Brad Williams of WebDevStudios.com and Miriam Schwab of WPGarage.com to talk about WordPress 3.0. We each gave our opinions on the features that we were most (more…)

Remember this image? It was grabbed from a couple of new design screenshots back in July of 2009 when Sam Bauers announced the site would be getting a face lift. It’s been awhile but the new design looks great. Asides from the missing bee in the header graphic, the design (more…)

Fresh out of WordCamp San Francisco, Mashable has published an interview they conducted with Matt Mullenweg. Within this interview, Matt talks about the demise of Ning and how BuddyPress is a nice alternative, the WordPress foundation, and how the PressThis bookmarklet will eventually compete with the one Tumblr has. Matt (more…)

Beginning of the keynote, Matt reflects on the beginning of WordPress and how it came about from b2. How WordPress has grown is far from what it was in the beginning. 10% Rule. Everyone only uses 10% of the features in software but everyone has a different 10% Plugins turn (more…)

Status Check Despite the decision to release beta 2 last Monday, the menus are still holding everything up. Work is continuing on the menu system and once it’s close to being finalized, beta 2 will be pushed out. Right now, it looks like Beta 2 will be released in the (more…)

WPDocs was passed along on the hackers mailing list this morning. It was created by the folks over at The Dextrous Web which is a web development company that focuses on building websites for the public sector. The WordPress API along with files are located in a sidebar on the (more…)

Andrew Nacin who is one of the core developers for WordPress has put together an interesting visualization that displays all of the names of those who have contributed patches to the core of WordPress, specifically, 3.0. No surprise that Andrews own name shows up pretty large along with a few (more…)

I love it when other podcasts interview employees of Automattic, especially ones I’ve never heard from before. WordCast Conversations, episode twelve features an interview with Maya Desai who is charge of operations for Automattic. She is also the one WordCamp organizers most likely talk to when it comes to planning (more…)