Jeff Chandler

A Primer on Writing Good Documentation

This post was contributed by guest author Jeff Matson. Jeff is the head of documentation for GravityForms. He is the creator of the Heartbeat Control WordPress plugin and is a fan of the 90s. Often times, documentation is the most underrated piece of the development process. When we look at (more…)

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The following is a recording of Matt Mullenweg’s keynote presentation at WordCamp Dallas 2008. Recorded by John Pozadzides who helped organize the event, it’s the only video of Mullenweg’s keynote that exists. In the video, Mullenweg walks the audience through WordPress 2.5, the redesign of WordPress.org, and the future of (more…)

Why Cloudup is Not Replacing the WordPress Media Library

When Automattic acquired Cloudup in 2013, two of the most exciting parts of the announcement was replacing the WordPress media library with Cloudup and the ability to co-edit posts similar to Google Docs. We discussed the concept in early 2014 and readers were concerned about owning their data. Two years later, (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I break down Automattic’s acquisition of WooThemes and discuss the future of WooCommerce. We discuss how the Japanese WordPress community influences WordPress development. Last but not least, we debate the merits of using an honor system for commercial plugins. Stories Discussed: (more…)