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Blue Steel: A Free WordPress Theme Based on Roots

Roots is a WordPress starter theme that makes use of HTML5 Boilerplate, Bootstrap, and Grunt. Over the years Roots has garnered somewhat of a cult following and is still going strong with the release of version 7.0.0 last week. This release moves some of the theme’s trademark features into a (more…)

WordPress Movie Meme Featured Image

What started off as a simple request to bring back the #WPvideogames meme on Twitter has turned into the craziest bunch of #WPmovie titles I’ve ever seen. The meme was started by DerpPress. DerpPress turns ordinary WordPress news and events into comedy gold. However, no one knows who the mysterious (more…)

New oEmbed Providers Coming in WordPress 4.0

WordPress 4.0 is on track to introduce several new oEmbed providers, according to the most recent core report from Mike Schroder. The following sites and services have been added to the whitelist of oEmbed providers: TED talks Mixcloud CollegeHumor.com Issuu Polldaddy’s short URL format YouTube playlist URLs The process of (more…)

WordPress Reference Guide Featured Image

After participating in the WordPress community for several years, it’s easy to forget there are new users entering the community every day. As someone who writes about WordPress for a living, it’s frustrating to come across errors such as the incorrect spelling of WordPress or the incorrect logo being used. (more…)