Jeff Chandler

At A Glance: The Genesis Theme Framework is built on a simple vanilla blog-type parent theme, and can be extended with the use of child themes. Each child theme comes with its own home file, that makes extending the parent theme very easy. License: Genesis like all the other themes (more…)

When I attended WordCamp Boston in early January, I had the chance to meet Raphael Mudge again, a man who is composed of nuclear energy. He showed me some interesting stats that I hope he makes public soon but he also gave me a glimpse into the extension that was (more…)

Back in October of 2009, Andrea_r passed a link on Twitter to a site called WPJewels.com that claimed to sell WordPress jewelery. Unfortunately, due to production issues with the first company they contacted, they had to search for another producer. Some time went by with no word on what happened (more…)

As I continue to produce the WordPress Weekly show every week, I’m beginning to notice that some of the greatest aspects of the show are not being put to good use. There are two main reasons why I continue to produce WordPress Weekly. The first is that I’m continuing to (more…)

I was unaware that the U.S. with the exception of a few people were in front of their TV’s to watch the season premiere of LOST. Thankfully, I had Kim Parsell and Ryan Duff call in to make sure I wasn’t lonely on the show. We actually had a great (more…)

So far, this has been a great week for me and WPTavern. Not only did I receive a WordPress branded Flip HD camera to do video interviews at WordCamps, but I learned that WPTavern.com was mentioned as one of the websites to go to as a resource for WordPress news (more…)

Twitter, Facebook, WordPress.org. What do all these sites have in common? They are all successful and have pretty decent designs to boot. It’s no wonder that they are used as inspiration but what happens when inspiration goes to far and you can’t tell the difference between the inspired theme, and (more…)

Ben Gillbanks also known as Binarymoon on Twitter has relaunched the domain, WPVote.com. The first thing you’ll notice about the site is the colorful design which is better than the previous one. I especially like the use of red to direct attention to the number of votes each article has (more…)

I just finished reading this great collection of interviews with WordPress commercial theme developers on Designm.ag. A couple things worth noting regarding the interviews. The majority of them say that competition is fierce and that getting in the market now will be very difficult. That might be true, but don’t (more…)

Carl Hancock who is part of the team behind GravityForms asked an interesting question on Twitter the other day. What do you prefer for software support? A support forums or a good FAQ and a support ticket system? I thought it would be nice to expand on the question so (more…)

Found a page on the Codex that had a block which contained stats for the Codex. The stats are generated dynamically so they are accurate. Wiki Time Friday, January 29, 2010 Version 1.15.1 (r53576) Articles 1,826 Wiki Pages 13,138 Page edits 77,479 Uploaded Files 350 Registered Users 80,721 Sysops 15

In this holy edition of WordPress Weekly, I interviewed special guest Aaron Brazell of Technosailor.com to talk about his experience in the world of consulting, his work involving WordPress, and last but not least, his book called The WordPress Bible by Wiley Publishing. The WordPress Bible is a book for (more…)