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Came across this recently published friendly guide to the GPL and WordPress licensing by Ivycat. It’s not filled with debates on what plugins and themes should do but generally just covers the basics and highlights things to know. If you’re new to WordPress or curious of it’s licensing, this is (more…)

I received an email the other day from a concerned 1&1 customer informing me that their one-click application installer does not allow WordPress to be automatically upgraded. I sent the following email to 1&1 sales department to figure out why it’s set-up that way. If I understand this correctly, the (more…)

I need your help diagnosing whether I have a hosting problem, a WordPress problem, or if the combination of the two are causing the problem. For starters, WPTavern is hosted on HostGator.com. I’ve had few problems over the years but within the past few months, I’ve had my share of (more…)

Week In WordPress is a weekly videocast covering the WordPress headlines of the week featuring different guest co-hosts. I had the pleasure of being on episode 2 with Brian Krogsgard of PostStat.us You can see links to all of the news stories we discussed via the SlocumStudio blog. I had (more…)

John O’ Nolan believes that publishing on the web is in a state of complete disrepair. That is hard to believe considering it’s never been as easy to publish content online as it is today. However, whether or not WordPress is the best tool for THAT job is up for (more…)

In light of my recent appearance on DradCast, the topic of conversation recently has focused on whether WordPress news centric websites can be self-sustainable. I came to the conclusion that they can’t which was the basis behind my WordPress news sites disappearing into the bermuda triangle post. I’ve had a (more…)

Every now and then I’ll have a reason to visit WordPress.com. I don’t visit the site often so occasionally, I’ll see redesigns that have occurred that throw me for a loop. This is one of those times. 99% of the time when I visit, it’s to login to the dashboard (more…)

Over the week-end, I had a chance to read chapter 3 of the WordPress history book which is an ongoing project by Siobhan McKeown. This is a fantastic project and one that I’m eagerly anticipating to read cover to cover. Chapter 3 is 37 pages long and covers the creation (more…)

The WordPress Users Association was launched in December of 2010 with the goal of providing a central place for WordPress users to swap war stories, learn how to get the most out of WordPress, and take part in getting special discounts on themes and plugins. Fast forward three years later (more…)

It’s hard to disagree with anything Cory Miller says in his 6 Keys To The Future Of WordPress Post. One of his keys is Blogging. He’s right in that blogging is the history and heritage of the WordPress software but over the past few years, so much has been done (more…)

WordPress developer Simon Dickson had the chance to sit down with WordPress co-founder Mike Little for about a half hour during their WordPress 10th anniversary party. This is one of the longest interviews with Mike that I’ve seen and it covers his history of using computers, programming, the beginnings of (more…)

The following is a guest blog post by the Seattle WordPress Meetup group. We thought it’d be fun to take a tour through the past versions of WordPress during Seattle’s wp10 party, so we came up with a convenient way for ourselves and others to do that. If you want (more…)