Blogly: A Free Personal Blogging Theme For WordPress

Blogly is a new flat style, responsive WordPress theme designed for personal blogging. The design sports bright colors and a traditional blog layout with a left sidebar. Blogly responds nicely on mobile devices and also includes support for post formats. If your new year’s resolution includes firing up your personal (more…)

Data.gov Is Using WordPress and All the Code is Open Source

The US Government’s Data.gov website is a beautiful implementation of WordPress. The site provides a library of the government’s open data for anyone to use: Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more. Data.gov lets you search (more…)

Plugin Organizer Featured Image

Near the end of episode 133 of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch mentioned a new plugin that caught his eye called Plugin Organizer developed by Jeff Sterup. This plugin enables three specific functions: Change the order that plugins load on your site Selectively disable plugins by any post type or WordPress (more…)

Matt Mullenweg Takes On New Role As CEO of Automattic

After celebrating his 30th birthday this weekend, Matt Mullenweg announced that he has accepted a new role as CEO of Automattic. Toni Schneider joined Automattic as CEO eight years ago in January 2006 and has helped to expand Automattic’s reach to what he says is close to a billion people (more…)

WordCamp Miami Adds BuddyCamp to 2014 Event

Over the weekend, WordCamp Miami announced a date change for the 5th anniversary event. It’s now pushed up to to May 9-11, 2014. BuddyPress designers, developers and enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the organizers of the event have also given the green light to host another BuddyCamp Miami. (more…)

All three contributing writers to WPTavern were able to be part of the first episode of WordPress Weekly for 2014. In this episode, we get you caught up on the headlines and give you our New Years resolutions. We had a great conversation about the launch of AppPresser and the (more…)

ManageWP Is Now Integrated Into cPanel With SiteGround Hosting

ManageWP announced today that it has made its way into cPanel on sites hosted with SiteGround via their new hosting partnership program. SiteGround customers will now find a ManageWP button within cPanel, which includes one click ManageWP account activation and also allows users to automatically add existing websites to the (more…)