TeslaThemes Birthday Featured Image

When I discovered TeslaThemes last year, their unique looking designs really impressed me. Since so many other theme shops have tried the theme club model and failed, I didn’t have much hope for them. However, the company is celebrating their first year of being in business. The theme club model (more…)

JSON REST API Slated For WordPress 4.1 Release

WordPress core contributors came to a consensus today during the development meeting regarding the immediate future of the JSON REST API project. Ryan McCue and his team released version 1.0 over the weekend and have been pushing hard for it to be ready for the upcoming 4.0 release. When I (more…)

How to Set Up Text Message Alerts for a WordCamp

WordCamp Miami is one of the largest WordPress events in operation, with 770+ attendees and a large group of organizers and volunteers who turned out for its most recent 5th anniversary edition. It ran earlier this month with four days (Thursday – Sunday) packed full of activities. Multiple venues, parking (more…)

WordPress Celebrates Its 11th Birthday

Today marks 11 years since the very first official public release of WordPress. Reading through that changelog will make you smile and realize how far the software has come since the early days when its main competitors were Textpattern and Movable Type. Fast forward 11 years and WordPress now powers (more…)

WordPress JSON REST API Version 1.0 Released

Version 1.0 of the JSON REST API plugin was released over the weekend, adding new user, revision and post meta endpoints. This release also introduces the project’s new long-term backwards compatibility policy for its internal PHP API and REST API, which will not be broken from this point forward as (more…)

WordPress Training Featured Image

At the contributor day event for WordCamp San Francisco 2013, breakout sessions were created to explore ideas on the best ways to teach people how to work with WordPress themes. One of the ideas being pursued are lesson modules. The modules explain all the aspects of developing, editing, and learning (more…)