Jeff Chandler

This episode of WordPress Weekly focuses on the upcoming WordCamp New York event being held on November 14th and 15th. Jane Wells joined me on the show to tell us all about the planning stages of the event and what to expect. We also talked briefly about WordPress 2.8.5 as (more…)

Upgrade notification in core The consensus is that it will not happen. However, Lynne Pops idea to change the first default post in a new install of WordPress to something that contains useful information will likely happen. No update email in core. Use the mailing list. Improve the copy in (more…)

I’ve been sitting on this post for a long time. In fact, I started thinking about this complex issue around the time when the discussions were centered around WordPress security and end user responsibility. The complexity extends way beyond end user responsibility in that, the bar to use WordPress has (more…)

During the WordPress developers meeting yesterday, Jane Wells announced that registration for WordCamp New York City was open to the public. There are a few different tickets you can purchase depending upon your schedule. You can purchase the full pass which costs $40.00 which will provide entry to all sessions (more…)

Admin templating – filosofo – I’d like to propose that we abstract a lot of the admin markup, in particular the stuff that’s repeated a lot, such as form elements and things like tables of posts, comments. Much of the core stuff is hard-coded, and plugin authors still have to (more…)

Those of you who keep a keen eye on this website should have noticed the addition of the WordCamp 360 link about a week ago. Typically during a WordCamp, the only option I have of interacting with the event and discussing things being presented is on Twitter. I decided that (more…)

Over the course of this past weekend, Leland of Themelab.com launched a new website called WPChat.com. The site consists of a simple design which almost takes minimalism to a new level but I like it. The chatroom loads on the index page enabling you to choose any nickname you want (more…)

While the plugin competition has come and gone, there is one plugin that I’m not done with just yet and that is the Advanced Exporter for WordPress and WordPress MU. Even though it did not take first place, I still think the WordPress userbase as a whole would benefit from (more…)

Ozh has been around the block a number of times. He is known as one of the longtime veterans of WordPress throughout the community. There are a few people who I look up to as role models within the community. Ozh is one of those people. At any rate, I (more…)

Not long ago, I put the call out that I was looking for a new co-host to help me with the WordPress Weekly podcast. I didn’t think I would receive much feedback regarding the position but I was wrong. I ended up receiving a couple of great applications but during (more…)