A few months ago, I had the privilege to attend WordCamp Grand Rapids. At the event, I obtained a ServerPress.com branded USB stick. Little did I know that this was no ordinary USB drive.
One of the most popular modules used within Jetpack is Stats. This module replaces the stand-alone plugin formerly known as WordPress.com Stats. Unfortunately, the most recent update to Jetpack has temporarily broken the Stats dashboard widget. I’ve routinely seen the error message that is shown in the image above but (more…)
Developed by Earth People, a web development agency based out of Gamla Stan in Stockholm, the WordPress Plugin checker can find which plugins are installed on almost any WordPress site. Unfortunately, this tool doesn’t list all of the plugins it detects. Instead, it looks to see if any of the (more…)
Scott Basgaard will be our live guest on Friday, December 13th at 3PM Eastern time. Scott is currently employed by WooThemes and is one of the pioneers behind WordSesh. We’ll be talking to Scott about WordSesh 2 which recently took place this past weekend. We’ll also find out what he’s (more…)
In this edition of WordPress Weekly, our special guest was Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress. After catching up with the headlines, we covered a wide range of topics with Matt such as: Automattic Fighting Back Against DMCA Takedown Abuse Giving The Keynote Speech At The Joomla World Conference Day Matt’s (more…)
Inmotionghosting has a great historical timeline showing images of the front and backend of WordPress starting with 1.0 up to version 3.8. Through these images, you can see the natural progression of features, designs, and layouts WordPress has gone through during the past 10 years. For many within the WordPress (more…)
Yesterday, I explained how to make it snow on your website if you have the Jetpack plugin activated. After publishing the article, Mark Root-Wiley commented with a link that explains why the snow animation on websites is not a good idea. According to the website After Gadget which is hosted (more…)
WordCamp Dayton, Ohio being held on March 7th-8th 2014, has asked for speakers. If you’re interested in speaking at the two day event, you’re encouraged to submit your presentation for review. The event will take place on a Friday and Saturday. Friday March 7th, will be hands-on training, a refresher (more…)
As is tradition on WordPress.com, it’s that time of year where they turn on the snow machine. In order to accomplish the same thing for a self hosted installation of WordPress, you’d need to use a plugin. Great news if you’re already using Jetpack! If you have Jetpack enabled on (more…)
WPBeginner has launched a WordPress glossary filled with commonly used terms and phrases. It’s easy to forget that a lot of people have no idea what a sidebar, widget, or a shortcode is. Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.com, explains the idea came to him via an attendee at WordCamp Columbus (more…)
Developed by George Stephanis, Add IDs to Header Tags is a WordPress plugin that adds an `id` attribute to header tags in posts. This enables users to deep-link into your content. This is especially helpful to those who consistently publish medium to long form articles.
Peter Schilling thinks so. With WordPress now 10 years old, used across multiple industries, and powering 20% of the web, Schilling thinks it’s time a WordPress certification be created. According to Schilling, if a certification was created and managed by Automattic, it would help decrease the number of clients (more…)