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Elliot Back recently published a post describing how most of the items appearing in the WordPress Dashboard had nothing to do with WordPress. Elliot published the following image within his blog post which highlights the posts which have nothing to do with WordPress. Notice how all of those posts point (more…)

We have a great thread going on in the forum which was started by community member Kit. The question is simple. You Know You’re A WordPress Addict When? You’re job is to fill in the blanks. Already, many people have admitted their tendencies on being a WordPress Addict. In fact, (more…)

While browsing around the archive of WordPress.org, I came across a blog post from 2004 where Matt Mullenweg describes WordPress having multi-blog capabilities. He also mentions at the end of the blog post about how the server has been up and down with a description of a long term solution. (more…)

Keeping an eye on the WordPress Hackers mailing list of late, I noticed a discussion where the word bloat was used numerous times. Out of my own curiosity, I decided to ask those on the list what the definition of bloat was. The answers were not surprising. Everything from items (more…)

Ryan Boren announced on the WordPress Testers mailing list today that WordPress 2.7.1 RC1 has been released. So far, looks like a couple of bugs have been squashed with the potential for a few more before this version hits the public. Here is a short list composed by Ryan announcing (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Andrew Rickmann, author of the blog, Fun With WP. There’s an interesting discussion happening on the wp-hackers mailing list right now about the issue of core plugins. Although it seems to have meandered away from the point slightly, the key suggestion was (more…)

Community member williamsba organizer of the New Jersey WordPress Meetup is currently live streaming the event. The topic for tonight at the meetup is the installation/configuration as well as new features in Thesis 1.4.x. *NOTE* Apparently, Brad has fell victim to the Ustream Bermuda Triangle. There were some issues involved (more…)

On January 31st, 2009 WordPres 2.7.1 beta was released on the WP-Testers mailing list. For those interested, you can download it here or if you would like to automatically upgrade from 2.7 to 2.7.1-beta1, change the version in wp-includes/version.php from 2.7 to 2.7.1-foo and then visit Tools->Upgrade as per Ryan (more…)

It’s only fitting that WordPress has it’s own series of holidays. After all, just about everyone and (everything) else has holidays. Today, January 28th has officially been declared by Matt Mullenweg “Thank a Plugin Developer”. Asides from paying homeage to plugin authors, Matt also lets us know that the plugin (more…)

A quick look at the most recently submitted WordPress ideas and it appears as though spam has once again been able to creep onto the site. However, the ideas section is not the only one to feel the onslaught of spam. The WordPress Hackers mailing list as well as the (more…)

Just the other day, I received an email from Angelo Mandato letting me know that he was producing a WordPress podcast called simply enough, PluginsPodcast. The show aims to review a plugin each week with occasional interviews with plugin developers, heavy plugin users and much more. Shows last between 10-15 (more…)