WordPress

Matt Mullenweg was just on stage at WordCamp Dallas delivering his coveted state of the Word. This presentation is what provides insight into what the WordPress project is doing and what we can look forward to in the future. Here are my cliff notes from watching his presentation via the (more…)

Douglas Hanna works for Automattic as a “Communications Engineer”, where he spends most of his time working running the WordPress Showcase and supporting WordPress.com users. He blogs about customer service at Service Untitled and occasionally uses Twitter as well. You probably knew that WordPress could be used as a CMS (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Andrea, you can catch her work at, WPMUTutorials.com. You can also follow her on Twitter With the recent news coming out of WordCamp San Fransisco, and even the buzz from WordCamp RDU, interest is high in WordPressMU, the multi-blog version of single (more…)

So the WordPress development chat in the dev channel on IRC just took place and here is a brief rundown of the information presented within. WordPress 2.8.1 Beta aimed to be release by the end of this week WordPress 2.9 Target date is October 31st Some fixes to high impact (more…)

Kevin Eklund who operates ToMuse.com published a thought provoking article the other day which has become yet another piece of this puzzle known as ‘How To Make Money Making WordPress Plugins‘. On the WordPress Tavern forum, this is a topic that we have been discussing in different incarnations for a (more…)

Sean Daily who does the TEC Podcasts for the Lexnet Consulting Group recently published an audio interview he conducted with Matt Mullenweg. The 15 minute interview talks about what’s new in WordPress 2.8, the merger between WordPress.org and WordPress MU, the future of Matt and WordPress and a few other (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by JD Hartley, author of the blog, JDH23.com. You can also follow him on Twitter. With WordPress 2.8 out, many people are loving the new drag and drop widget page, plus the faster-loading-by-compression backend (have you noticed yet?). But there are some features (more…)

The other day, I noticed I had about 9 plugins that needed to be upgraded. So I browsed to the plugin management page in WordPress 2.8 and noticed the link to view the details regarding the new plugin version as I figure that will tell me why I should upgrade. (more…)

In one of the after shows for WordPress Weekly, I discussed with Brad Potter and Michael Torbert that I would like to see an additional column of information be added to the WordPress backend that would show the Unique ID number of a post or category. The reason being, this (more…)

In the WordPress Developers channel on IRC today, Ryan Boren announced that the target date for the release of WordPress 2.8 is June 10th. There are a couple other things that were announced as well: WP 2.9 will require MySQL 4.1.2 or greater.  This is raised from the current requirement (more…)

Well, what can I say other than plenty of other people throughout the community picked up on the same message I did from WordCamp San Francisco regarding the merging of WordPress.org and WordPress MU. In fact, there is even a slide that goes with the presentation that says: WPMU and (more…)