Jeff Chandler

This is a guest blog post written by JD Hartley, author of the blog, JDH23.com. You can also follow him on Twitter. With WordPress 2.8 out, many people are loving the new drag and drop widget page, plus the faster-loading-by-compression backend (have you noticed yet?). But there are some features (more…)

Last week, I published a post which discussed the fact that there are so many sites centered around WordPress that perhaps we were reaching a point where there are TOO many sites. Darren Hoyt who we know from creating the Mimbo Pro theme has launched a new site called WPTopics.com (more…)

The other day, I noticed I had about 9 plugins that needed to be upgraded. So I browsed to the plugin management page in WordPress 2.8 and noticed the link to view the details regarding the new plugin version as I figure that will tell me why I should upgrade. (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, David and I are joined by Jacob Santos, Brad Williams, Lisa Sabin Wilson and Kim Parsell to talk about WordCamp Chicago. Afterwords, David and I dived into the news of the week including the release of WordPress 2.8, iThemes going GPL, and the merger (more…)

I came across these videos last night through WPCult.com, a WordPress centric site written and maintained by Austin Passy. There are four videos from the WordCamp San Francisco Developers Day uploaded by Austin which contain Sam Bauers discussing the development of the bbPress forum software. The most interesting video to (more…)

Since the launch of the Tavern, one of the ideas I had in mind for this place was to build up an audience but also, to share the stage with whomever wanted to share it with me. So far, I’ve accepted guest posts from a couple of individuals and I (more…)

In one of the after shows for WordPress Weekly, I discussed with Brad Potter and Michael Torbert that I would like to see an additional column of information be added to the WordPress backend that would show the Unique ID number of a post or category. The reason being, this (more…)

I’m back safe and sound from WordCamp Chicago and boy what a trip it was. I managed to make it alive although a few times, I ended up in hairy situations. On My Way: As you might have noticed in posts leading up to the event, I wasn’t to keen (more…)

You might have noticed a lack of content on the site here in the past few days. This is in large part thanks to my trip to Chicago over the weekend and since I arrived back home, I’ve been stuck on a GO GO GO schedule. I spent the majority (more…)

This special episode of WordPress Weekly features four special guest interviews live from the WordCamp Chicago event. One of the interviews is with Matt Mullenweg. I apologize for the background noise in most of the interviews but I’ll be conducting better quality interviews in the future, especially once I get (more…)

As you read this, I’ll be heading into Chicago this weekend for the WordCamp Chicago event taking place Saturday and Sunday. I’ve decided to bring along my webcamera just in case I can stream a session or two. This time, I’ve installed a plugin which contains a higher quality video (more…)