Jetpack Turns 5 and Celebrates With a New Domain

On this day in 2011, Jetpack, the project formerly known as “.org connect” inside Automattic, was released to the public. At the time, the team consisted of five people. Today, there are more than 50 people on various teams within the project, including, support, user experience, growth, and development. It’s (more…)

WordPress 4.5 Adds Inline Editing to the Links Modal

Today Andrew Ozz, one of the maintainers on WordPress’ core Editor component, announced some major improvements coming to the links modal in the 4.5 release. Currently, when adding a link to text in the visual editor, a modal launches where you can paste in the URL, add link text, and (more…)

WPCampus Featured Image

WPCampus, a WordPress event geared towards non-profits and higher education, will take place on July 15-16, 2016 in Sarasota, FL at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus. The team is looking for speakers and sponsors. Speakers who are accepted will receive free admission and swag. Organizers are open to (more…)

Magnus: A Bold New Photoblogging Theme for WordPress

Magnus is a beautiful new photoblogging theme that landed in the WordPress Theme Directory last week. It was created by Hugo Baeta, whose work you may have seen in the WordPress.com design handbook and last year’s subtle refinements to the default admin color scheme. Magnus is Baeta’s first theme to (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In our first episode in more than a month, Marcus Couch and I discuss the latest WordPress news, including a preview of WordPress 4.5. I share my experience taking a month off away from WordPress and the lessons learned in doing so. This show is a little rough around the (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is part of a new series where I share an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full (more…)