Jeff Chandler

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…)

As most of you know, I spent last weekend in Boston, MA for WordCamp. The flight in was a bit bumpy but nothing to cause worry. Special thanks to Michael Torbert who paid for the cab ride from the airport to the Marriott which by the way, was a steal (more…)

Alex Denning of WPShout.com has published his thoughts on SEO and I tend to agree with all of them. I laugh at those who spend every waking moment optimizing everything they can simply to please those spiders that crawl over content. I consider some aspects of SEO to just be (more…)

I’ve recently had to deal with the reoccurring issue of having games installed on the same PC I use to do work. Kristen Nicole has a good article on BloggingTips.com that provides some tips on how bloggers can be more efficient when it comes to writing from home. I write (more…)

As we’ve geared up towards the merge between WordPress MU and WordPress, the word multi-site has popped up a number of times thus giving the impression that WordPress MU would be called multi-site after the merge. I’m one of the few who ended up spreading information that this would be (more…)