Jeff Chandler

Earlier this morning, I pre ordered my copy (non-affiliate link) of the WordPress bible being written by Aaron Brazell also known as Technosailor. If anyone has been following Aaron on Twitter (@technosailor) you’ll know that he has been busy writing his hands off to finish the rest of the chapters (more…)

Are you having difficult styling category template files? According to Scribu, things are about to get much easier with WordPress 2.9. But using category-{id}.php in practice is not that fun: firstly, you have to leave a comment in the theme file so that you know what it’s for. Secondly, you (more…)

So says Matt Mullenweg in his official WordPress.com blog post announcing that the new domain, WP.me would be host to shortened URL’s for users of WordPress.com. According to the post: WP.me is the only two-letter .me domain in the world. Every blog and post on WordPress.com has a WP.me URL (more…)

So I finally got around to doing a preview video of GravityForms, the much talked about form generation plugin aimed for release sometime this month. However, I learned that there is so much to this plugin that it doesn’t lend itself very well to the screencasting format. While my screencast (more…)

The WP Synergy Project formerly known as the Gorilla Theme Project that I told you about back on April 27th is still going. According to a blog post by project creator Jeeremie, the project is steadily gaining steam. Since April, the project gained a new name which I’m very happy (more…)

Matt Thomas last night announced on Twitter that WordPress.com would be live testing a new design. We’re running a live redesign on http://wordpress.com this week, if you’re into that sort of thing. I think it’s gonna be pretty swanky. Upon checking it out, I gotta say that it’s strikingly different (more…)

If you haven’t heard the news, WordPress 2.8.4 has been released to fix another security/annoying issue that was discovered the other night. According to the announcement, this is what happens: a specially crafted URL could be requested that would allow an attacker to bypass a security check to verify a (more…)

Over the past two years, I think I’ve spent a few hundred dollars purchasing WordPress themes for various reasons. The downside is, I’ve only used a few of them. I can’t tell you how frustrating it is to buy something that looks great in the display case but no matter (more…)