Jeff Chandler

Nathan Rice has been working on his own framework for a few months now to help give iThemes a solid base to work from. His framework is called Prodigy and the first public developer beta is out and ready to be tested. As it stands, this theme is not for (more…)

From now on, the way I am going to format these posts is to bold the item that was listed on the agenda and then below it, publish a summary of what was decided for that item. Creating an announcements mailing list that include all plugin and theme developers and (more…)

PollDaddy has now added survey filters to their polling service. These filters enable users to create more meaningful reports based on your specific needs. Here is a good example of a filter in action: As an example, you may have a question in your survey like, “What is your gender?”. (more…)

Just wanted to let everyone know what to expect for the rest of this month regarding the WordPress Weekly podcast. This Friday is the rescheduled appearance of Sam Bauers, the lead developer of bbPress. I hope he can make it as we have quite a backlog of questions from the (more…)

Here are the threads that are making there rounds in the WordPress Tavern forum. By the way, we reached a milestone this past week as the forum now contains over 300 registered users! PixoPoint WordPress Unzipper – Ryan Hellyer shares a script he created which makes the WordPress install process (more…)

There was an interesting post published on WPCandy.com by JD Bentley where he discussed three different ways in which WordPress could be used as a project management application. JD describes three different ways to accomplish this functionality. Using a plugin called WP-Project, using the P2 theme, or using a vanilla (more…)

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com has revamped their home page by presenting a clean layout of the services they own along with the non-profit open-source projects they support. I like this new way of presenting the projects page which used to show the same information. This clearly shows the projects (more…)

The feedback is starting to come in regarding this past weekends WordCamp Montreal event which I followed on Twitter and it looks like the event was a success. At least one person, Laura Roberts has published her thoughts and lessons learned while attending the event. She also highlights the fact (more…)

PC World out of the UK has published a three page guide aimed at beginners to help them begin customizing their WordPress powered site. The guide covers everything from plugins to themes while even providing a few tips on customizing the look of Kubrick. Just ignore the part where he (more…)

Justin Tadlock has released a new child theme for the Hybrid Framework called Critical. This theme encompasses the use of custom taxonomies that are now built within WordPress. However, Justin doesn’t like releasing his personal designs so he has released the theme as a blank slate allowing you to easily (more…)

Jeff Starr who is one of the co-authors for the book Digging Into WordPress has published a great article that goes in depth on various ways on how to display WordPress pages. The first, most-commonly used tag is wp_list_pages(), and the second, lesser-known tag is wp_page_menu(). First we’ll explore the (more…)

As I finally had a chance to sit down and add content to my feedreader last night, I thought it would be a good idea to provide an update on all the Automattic owned services and also provide a list in case anyone was wanting to know which services or (more…)