Morality Of Forking – Another well written piece covering the GPL, this thing called Spirit and an explanation that you can abide by both and still be a jerk.
WordPress can put yet another trophy on its mantle with a 2011 bOSSie award by InfoWorld within the Best Open Source Applications category. Confusingly, Drupal also won an award within the same category. Are the two pieces of software so different that they can be considered seperate entities with regards (more…)
With MobileMe slated to shutdown on June 30th, 2012 taking iWeb with it, users will need to find a new home for their iWeb powered website. A company by the name of Rage Software has created an iWeb to WordPress converter that takes an exported iWeb website and converts it (more…)
The hot topic in the community over the weekend was a post published by WPCandy.com that talks about the DevPress deal for WordCamp Organizers going down in flames thanks to the WordCamp Guidelines, specifically dealing with giveaways. Unfortunately, the way in which the WordCamp Central team went about correcting the (more…)
What was your inspiration for creating WPSeek? The first idea of wpseek wasn’t actually to create a public search engine for WordPress developers. When I finished creating a little Firefox add-on called “WordPress Helper”  some years back, I was using wpseek as a kind of search result page for (more…)
Mark Jaquith recently performed a scan on a local copy of the WordPress plugin respository and was able to generate a list of basic quoted string shortcodes within the plugins. The list looks like it could go to the moon and back with some funky looking shortcodes that are not (more…)
Before I started using WordPress in 2007, I was a Joomla enthusiast. I thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. You could (and still can) control where and when certain modules would show up, there was an active community and a bunch of plugins along with themes to (more…)