Jeff Chandler

The last I heard about the ideas section of WordPress was that Jane Wells was cleaning up the place to prepare it for an upgrade to bbPress 1.0.  Not sure how the progress is going but upon checking my feedreader this morning, I noticed some ideas starting to trickle in. (more…)

Chris Coyier published a great technique on the Digging Into WordPress site that explains how to create editable regions instead of text areas that are baked into the theme. For instance, ever get a theme with a block that looks like a widget but it’s really just a div container (more…)

Paul Boutin over at VentureBeat  gives us a look at how the NYTimes uses WordPress for their blogging needs. Paul explains the process of getting a post published onto Gadgetwise which is a blog focused on teaching people how to buy and use stuff. The process is similar to a (more…)

Sivel also known as Matt has announced that he has changed his forum to read only status. Instead, support for all of his released plugins will be handled by the WordPress.org forums. The reason for the move stems from not enough time in the day to handle the support load (more…)

Over the weekend, news quickly spread throughout the WordPress community of a worm that was taking advantage of older versions of WordPress. I found out about the problem through Lorelle’s twitter account where she linked to an article on her blog covering the details of the attack. Mark Ghosh of (more…)

The folks over at Sitepoint.com have released episode 25 of their podcast which features an interview with Matt Mullenweg. The interview contains news and tidbits related to WordPress development, some hints as to what we can look forward to in WordPress 2.9, three major issues that are bouncing around Matts (more…)

Before the September 3rd WordPress development meeting took place, Mark Jaquith added some interesting items to the meeting agenda that specifically addressed commercial plugin authors and the guidelines of the repository. Mark had conversed with Matt Mullenweg and the decision was that there was not much to talk about. Matt (more…)

Joost De Valk who hosts the PressThis podcast recently conducted an interview with Mark Jaquith to discuss the future of WordPress. Mark is one of the core committers to the project so he would obviously know a thing or two with regards to the future direction of the software. During (more…)

The voting booth has opened to choose the WordCamp NYC logo. During the month of August, all sorts of entries were entered in the contest but only one of them will be used as the official logo. You can view all the entries here. Voting ends on September 7th at (more…)

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been trying to work with Adii to have him appear on an episode of WordPress Weekly for a live interview. Unfortunately, there are a number of personal things that crept up which prevented him from being on the show. However, I’ve managed to substitute (more…)