One of the features added to the recently released WordPress 3.7 was support for language packs. “WordPress 3.7 adds support for automatically installing the right language files and keeping them up to date, a boon for the many millions who use WordPress in a language other than English.” While support (more…)
Created by Tung Do of DevPress, DP Dashboard is a plugin that transforms the back-end of WordPress into something that is supposed to be simpler, modern, clutter-free, productive and an enjoyable experience. For me however, I preferred the experience of MP6. Instead of writing a lengthy review, I’m going to (more…)
wpXtreme is trying to take the WordPress App Store idea to the next level. The site recently launched and provides a method to download plugins and themes through their marketplace. While their plugin didn’t function properly on my local WordPress install, it worked just fine on the Tavern website.
If you have not had the chance to see Automattic’s new office in downtown San Francisco in person, you’re in luck. You can now take a virtual tour of the Automattic office via Google Maps. Joey Kudish who is an Automattic employee shared the news on his blog. According to (more…)
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A few days ago, we mentioned an article by WPShout.com that explained how to find live examples of WordPress powered sites using themes. Today, I wanted to share a new site that’s been launched called WordPress by Example. It’s a WordPress specific search engine designed to showcase sites using themes (more…)
This week on WordPress Weekly, our special guest will be Cory Miller of iThemes.com. I first met Cory back in 2008 at WordCamp Dallas which was my first WordCamp event that I attended. At that time, iThemes was a brand new company looking to innovate the commercial WordPress theme space. (more…)
First off, happy Halloween to those that celebrate it! If you’re looking to add a bit of spookiness to your site, you should check out the DW Halloween plugin by the Designwall Team. This plugin adds a custom post type called Pumkins. There are seven different flying pumpkins to choose (more…)
At a local WordPress meetup I attended, an attendee asked what would be the best way to show videos on their site? We dismissed using YouTube because when the video ends, it would most likely show video suggestions that had nothing to do with the topic at hand. We recommended (more…)
Fifteen years ago, I was living life as a teenager. I didn’t play sports in high school nor did the typical things high school kids do. Instead, I was a computer junky or a nerd as some people called me. I had my very own computer handed down to me (more…)
WPTavern was founded in 2008 and since that time, we’ve published close to 1,500 articles discussing all things WordPress. I’ve made it a habit to use the logo of any site I link to, as the first image presented in the article. After five years, the WPTavern media library is (more…)
WPLift.com has published a cool post that looks into the dark economy surrounding WordPress. That is, those who use WordPress in nefarious ways for profit. Examples include spammers, those who buy automated blog comments, hackers, and the unethical practice of reselling GPL products using trademarks and branding.