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Chip Bennett has an interesting post on his site that shows results of an audit he performed on some of the most popular plugin authors to see if they declared what license the plugin is under within the plugin in the form of a license.txt file or from within the (more…)

Having said that, Mullenweg believes that if he had to do it all again starting in 2010 he would do it differently. “The trajectory (of WordPress) would look very different because the software world is different now. The blog market is more saturated and social tools are a lot more (more…)

Read the entire meeting in detail here. Update on progress of the 2010 theme Matt Thomas let everyone know that the 2010 theme was just about done. Thanks to Ian, post thumbnails now work as custom headers in the default theme. The only things left to do are custom background (more…)

As we’ve geared up towards the merge between WordPress MU and WordPress, the word multi-site has popped up a number of times thus giving the impression that WordPress MU would be called multi-site after the merge. I’m one of the few who ended up spreading information that this would be (more…)

WordPress MU version 2.9.1 has been released to the public. This means that features such as the trash can, image editor, and bulk plugin upgrades can be used in WordPressMU. Before you upgrade though, be sure to read this IMPORTANT post regarding adding the commentmeta table to your install. However, (more…)

I have a feeling that until WordPress 3.0 is released, these meetings will continue to be chocked full of items to discuss. This one was no different. Project Schedule for WordPress 3.0 Per the recent developer chats, there is now a development schedule for WordPress 3.0 that can be viewed (more…)

Thanks to Nic who streamed the keynote for WordCamp Atlanta featuring Jane Wells. In this keynote, there is a handful of newsworthy items to mention, one of which is brand new. WordPress 3.0 dev cycle is going through more of a formal format this time. This version will have a (more…)

My oh my where to start. This meeting had over 110 people in attendance and at times, was pretty crazy to follow as it seems multiple conversations were taking place at once. The following is a cliff note version of the meeting although I highly recommend you view the log (more…)

Chris Coyier has laid out his wish-list of features for WordPress on the Digging Into WordPress blog. Among his wishes include a revamped Subscribe To Comments plugin, approved comments to all admins, feature/bury comments and a few more. As Jeff Starr mentions in the comments, it’s interesting to note that (more…)

Wanted to help spread the word regarding the release of WordPress 2.9.1. This releases fixes the annoying Cron issues that developed near the release of WordPress 2.9. Little did i know but WPTavern experienced the bug of posts misfiring their schedule. I discovered this after I submitted a post I (more…)

This meeting was only 15 minutes long. By the time I joined the room, it was already over. Unfortunately, the log file for the 17th does not contain the beginning of the meeting. Peter Westwood and Jane Wells do not have log files for me to comb through but Jane (more…)

For the past year or so, we’ve all been hearing this term ‘canonical plugin‘ at numerous WordCamps and in interviews Matt has conducted. I’ve struggled with understanding what this term means in relation to the WordPress ecosystem and how plugins are developed but after months of hearing Matt talk about (more…)