Sofia, Bulgaria To Host WordCamp Europe 2014

The dates and location for WordCamp Europe 2014 are now set. The event will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on September 27–29. Sofia’s National Palace of Culture will host WordPress fans from around the world. This beautiful venue is one of the largest convention centers in Southeastern Europe, with eight (more…)

Visualize WordPress Project Stats With Ohloh

Ohloh is an excellent resource for tracking open source projects and their contributions. The site allows you to search 10 billion lines of code and provides some fascinating data sets for OS projects, including WordPress and many of its popular plugins. Ohloh’s analysis of “WordPress in a Nutshell” is based (more…)

Future Of Commenting Featured Image

I’ve had a special place in my heart for comments in WordPress ever since I started using the platform. I hold comments in high regard because they often provide more insight into the topic being discussed. Comments are a validation someone’s reading my content and I look forward to reading (more…)

How to Set Default CSS Background Properties in WordPress Themes

Here’s a handy trick for WordPress theme developers. As of WordPress 3.8, theme authors have the ability to customize defaults when adding custom background support. For example, you can set a default for any of the following CSS background properties: background-color background-image background-repeat background-attachment background-position Oftentimes users want their sites (more…)

Gravatar Mobile App Featured Image

Toni Schneider, who recently switched positions with Matt Mullenweg inside Automattic has asked on the Gravatar blog, Which platform should a Gravatar app be released for first?. The choices are iOS, Android, or other. At the time of writing, Android was leading the poll with 80 votes while iOS is (more…)