10 Free Chrome Extensions for WordPress Users

In December of 2013, w3schools reported that Chrome has captured 55.8 % of the global market share of top web browsers, with Firefox at 26.8% and IE coming in at 9.0%. With Chrome usage on the rise and now dominating the web, we’d like to highlight a few tools that (more…)

Help Shape BuddyPress Development in 2014

BuddyPress is about to enter development for the 2.0 release and the core team is seeking input from the community on what to prioritize for 2014 development. John James Jacoby posted on the BuddyPress blog to invite all users, developers and interested parties to weigh in on BuddyPress in the (more…)

Chat WordPress Featured Image

On Tuesday January 14th, at 3:00PM Eastern ChatWP will be hosting the first ever Twitter chat dedicated to WordPress. Twitter chats are structured conversations centered around a hashtag. This enables anyone who uses Twitter the chance to participate in the conversation. The first chat will be with special guest Jason (more…)

WPMentor Featured Image

While WordPress has been around for over a decade, companies that are successfully making a business out of it are still very young. Companies like iThemes, StudioPress, HeadwayThemes, and RocketGenius are some of the few that come to mind when I think of successful, veteran WordPress companies. Every day, there (more…)

Cloudup Featured Image

Cloudup is a file sharing service that was acquired by Automattic on September 25th, 2013. Their goal is to make file sharing “simple and beautiful.” Not having any experience with Dropbox, Cloudup was amazingly easy to set up and start using. In the past, I used FTP to upload images (more…)

File Archive Featured Image

During the past few days, I’ve been experimenting with a variety of WordPress plugins that specifically deal with the archiving of posts. Most allow archives to be generated via short code on a page while others are simply widgets with different configuration options. Some of the plugins I tested displayed (more…)

WP Caregiver: 30+ WordPress Tweaks in 1 Convenient Plugin

WP Caregiver is a hidden gem of a plugin that arrived in the WordPress repository nearly six months ago. The plugin was recently featured on Tidy Repo, a site dedicated to testing and curating WordPress plugins. Surprisingly, it has only received a handful of downloads, though it has the potential (more…)