Jeff Chandler

Earlier this morning, Brad Potter and I were engaged in a conversation revolving around the aspect that magazine/news type themes are on the rebound. I remember when they were all the rage but along with the news/magazine layouts came an increase in complexity. These types of themes decreased for awhile (more…)

A few days ago, the highly anticipated GravityForms plugin launched to the public with much fanfare. However, many people voiced their concern that there was no way to try before you buy which put off a lot of folks from buying it. Thankfully, the RocketGenius team is a responseful bunch (more…)

Due to the recording schedule change for WordPress Weekly, these polls will now be conducted every Tuesday instead of every Friday. This week, I want to know which theme company in this list has the best word of mouth advertising. Now, I don’t want you to guess but if the (more…)

Well, does it? I mentioned on Twitter that often times, when I hit the button to schedule a post, I freak out for about three seconds because I see the text that says Post Published. In my mind I’m thinking hey, I didn’t want to publish this post but have (more…)

It’s a bit short notice I know, but I’ve been dealing with things behind the scenes. At any rate, to kick off our new Tuesday recording schedule, we’ll be interviewing Andy Peatling, lead developer of BuddyPress. The last time we had Andy on the show was December 19th, 2008. As (more…)

Angelo Mandato who produces the PluginsPodcast, a weekly show dedicated to WordPress plugins recently pushed out episode 24 which featured an interview with Mitcho, the developer of my favorite related posts plugin YARPP (Yet Another Related Posts Plugin). Not only is the interview informative, but during the second half of (more…)

One of the biggest WordCamp events of the year is poised to take New York by storm between November 14th and 15th. The event is being organized by Automattics own Jane Wells. Not long ago, a poll was conducted on the WordCamp New York website asking the audience what type (more…)

Over on the IntensdeDebate blog, they have announced the release of version 2.4.2 of their WordPress plugin. The new release fixes the problem where other plugins, widgets, or JavaScripts were preventing the plugin from loading. While the update has just a few minor fixes, they encourage everyone to upgrade as (more…)

GravityForms which takes form generation to the next level in WordPress has finally been launched to the public. I’ve been playing around with the plugin since I joined the beta test program in late June. Since then, the RocketGenius team has worked extensively to improve the plugin for the masses. (more…)

Nathan Rice who I first came into contact with through iThemes and at WordCamp Dallas 2008 has moved on to a new venture called Modthemes. Modthemes is a fresh new venture that offers commercial GPL themes for WordPress with Bryan Hauer as CEO. Right now, there is only one theme (more…)

The other night, I participated in a conversation with a few other people on Twitter regarding iThemes. There was some talk that iThemes was losing momentum and that the company was stagnating. Others said that iThemes was not producing innovative themes and pushing the boundaries of WordPress. While we speculated (more…)

About two weeks ago, I was contacted by the lead developer of the WP Auctions plugin for WordPress asking if I’d take a look at his plugin. Considering my distaste for Ebay, I decided to give this plugin a spin and write a review. Stay tuned as at the end (more…)