Commercial theme authors who switched their business model to be completely inline with the GPL just like the WordPress software are cheering today as some of them have made the first part of a list that is now on the WordPress.org theme repository page under the heading of Commercial. The (more…)
So the WordPress development meeting took place today and boy was the atmosphere conducive to discussion. Lots of things discussed while new ideas were generated. Unfortunately, you get a bunch of developers into a chat room and when you announce an idea or feature, the talk immediately turns into implementation (more…)
Before making the domain move the other day, I made a mistake by deleting something I shouldn’t have from the database. It was the comment_karma field located within the wp_comments table. A long time ago, I remember installing a plugin called Comment Karma which enabled visitors to rate a comment (more…)
Over the past few days, I’ve been helping out someone with their blog as it’s become compromised by some nasty injection code. This code is in his php files, in his content, and his database. I have no idea how it happened except that his plugin and theme folders had (more…)
Testing the WordPress iPhone app from my iPhone 3g s which is not that bad. More to come soon.
Don’t be alarmed if you see this site go offline later this afternoon or evening. I’m in the middle of changing some things around regarding the hosting account that WPTavern.com is a part of. Up until now, it was an addon domain for my primary domain but today, I am (more…)
Matt Mullenweg was just on stage at WordCamp Dallas delivering his coveted state of the Word. This presentation is what provides insight into what the WordPress project is doing and what we can look forward to in the future. Here are my cliff notes from watching his presentation via the (more…)
Douglas Hanna works for Automattic as a “Communications Engineer”, where he spends most of his time working running the WordPress Showcase and supporting WordPress.com users. He blogs about customer service at Service Untitled and occasionally uses Twitter as well. You probably knew that WordPress could be used as a CMS (more…)
In this weeks edition of WordPress Weekly, David Peralty is back in full form as we discussed a wide variety of topics ranging from the idea of WordPress.com rebranding, WordPress needing more testers and the first virtual WordCamp. We also give you the skinny on WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2. Ad (more…)
Live video stream of WordCamp Dallas thanks to Cali Lewis of Geekbrief.TV.
Just out of curiosity, I’m wondering how many of you out there know the difference between the two? In a recent article, Mark Jaquith commented on the fact that he sometimes hears people describe WordPress as feature limited when really they are talking about the hosted version of WordPress, that (more…)
As I mentioned on Twitter yesterday, I was wondering when someone was going to create one of these. That is, a virtual WordCamp. Virtual WordCamp is just like a typical WordCamp event only held online, not constrained by a physical location. The added benefit is that attendees from all over (more…)