Array Cuts Theme Club Pricing, Releases Free Theme Pack

Array launched a redesign of its theme shop this week along with drastic price cuts for single theme and club purchases. After conducting a customer survey earlier this year, the company moved to act on feedback regarding its pricing structure. Previously, Array offered single theme purchases ranging in price from (more…)

A 42-Year-Old Developer's Advice on Working in Tech

Adrian Kosmaczewski, a 42-year-old, self-taught developer, published an article today titled Being A Developer After 40. The piece is full of sage advice that is resonating with developers of all ages. His post is a summary of a talk he gave at the App Builders Switzerland conference in April with (more…)

WordPress 4.5.1 Fixes 12 Bugs

WordPress 4.5.1 is available and addresses a dozen items reported against WordPress 4.5. According to Adam Silverstein, “a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twenty Eleven theme, an incompatibility between certain Chrome versions and the visual editor, and an Imagick bug that could break media uploads,” are (more…)

WordCamp Chicago 2009

WordCamp Chicago 2016 takes place this weekend and I’ll be among the many attendees. I haven’t visited the city since 2009 and I’m excited to satisfy my craving for deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s. WordCamp Chicago 2009 is a special memory because it’s where I saw a demo of (more…)

WordPress 4.6 to Update Theme Filter Tags in the Admin

The admin themes browser has been updated and modernized in recent years to make it easier to search through the 3,800+ themes available on WordPress.org. One aspect of the interface that has lagged behind, however, is the list of tags for filtering themes. The tags have gone untouched since back (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 an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Matt Mullenweg’s Father Passes Away Losing a (more…)

Guggenheim.org Relaunches on WordPress Using the WP REST API

The Guggenheim relaunched its website on WordPress this week. The site, which represents the collection of Guggenheim museums, was in need of an overhaul that would modernize its underlying architecture and design. Laura Kleger, who oversees the foundation’s online projects, explained why the Guggenheim chose WordPress for its new website. (more…)