Kevin Muldoon has published a great post that may change the mindset of both WordPress end users and developers. In his post, he talks about WordPress, GPL, and ethics but further into the post, he mentions that perhaps we should not be thinking about what sites like GPL Avengers or (more…)

The first WordPress 3.7 Release Candidate was sent out into the wild last Friday. So far it’s been testing very well. The flagship feature of this release is the ability for WordPress to automatically update itself, as highlighted in the customary haiku: WordPress three seven A self-updating engine Lies beneath (more…)

Your experience in the WordPress media library is about to get a whole lot better. Very soon you’ll have the option to display media items in a grid view. An exciting project to enhance the media library is well underway and will eventually be added to the WordPress core. The (more…)

Long time WordPress community member Alex Denning has announced that his WordPress centric site WPShout is now under new ownership. Alex has reached the point where his job combined with his university study work has made it impossible for him to keep the site going. Thankfully, Alex has found a (more…)

For the first time since returning to the airwaves, we had all three contributing authors to WordPress Tavern on the show at once. While we originally scheduled Alex Denning for this episode, we needed to reschedule him for October 25th. So in this episode, we each took turns discussing this (more…)

When the dashboard redesign is officially added to WordPress core, it looks like it will be missing a widget that’s been with the software since 2005 when the Dashboard feature was introduced with WordPress 1.5 “Strayhorn”. In its early days, the incoming links widget used Technorati but due to the (more…)

While Facebook is busy building a $120 million dollar compound to offer more convenient employee housing, Automattic has people working remotely all over the world, totally unsupervised and yet insanely productive at the same time. In a more recent trend, some of the largest tech companies like Yahoo, Best Buy (more…)

With WordPress 3.7 steadily approaching the release candidate stage with a full release soon after, I thought it would be interesting to poll the audience to determine how you plan on configuring auto updates. There are a couple of things to keep in mind before participating in this poll. WordPress (more…)