March 2009

Tom Slayer who is the author of the Custom Widgets plugin that I wrote a review about on back in November 2008, sent me a note that he has released version 2.0 of the plugin. One of the things that worried me about the plugin is its interface for (more…)

Wow, two WordCamp events in China on back to back days. According to a post written by CNET Asia blogger Victor Cheung: WordCamp Hong Kong is a conference organized by the creators of WordPress for blogging enthusiasts, WordPress users and developers, and it is coming to Hong Kong for the (more…)

Glenn Beck who has written books, appeared on numerous television shows, radio shows, etc. has launched his new project called The912Project. The sites purpose is to bring everyone back to the way things were in society on the day after the September 11th terrorist attacks occurred. Without diving into Glenn (more…)

Crowd Favorite which is the company founded by Alex King is looking to grow the team by hiring a good developer. While most companies are downsizing, good to see someone hiring even if it’s just one person. At any rate, here are the deets on the position. Wants to work (more…)

Andrew Rickmann who has been around the WordPress Theme block a few times recently wrote up a detailed review of David Peralty’s WordPress Unlimited theme. In his review, he mentions how good it is to see a premium theme go against the grain by nailing down the basics first and (more…)

During WordCamp Germany, Matt Mullenweg mentioned something called Prologue 2. This new version of the Prologue theme introduces Ajax like real-time commenting meaning, if I place a comment on the blog and someone else is staring at the site, they will see that comment appear before them as it happens. (more…)

While last months Friday the 13th date proved to be uneventful, the same can not be said for this months version. Last night, for the second week in a row, the live stream on as well as the SIP portion of their phone bridge went offline during the recording (more…)

A new site making the rounds throughout the WordPress community called makes finding information for specific WordPress functions a breeze. Simply type in the function you’re looking for into the search box which contains a huge font size for some reason and click the look it up button. I (more…)

As has been mentioned by a few other people and websites, namely, WordPress 2.7 is a milestone in its own right. In his post, Kyle mentions how long it had been since 2.7.1 was released essentially confirming how well the beta testing phase went for the release of WordPress (more…)

MichaelH who has been a long time contributor to the Forums created his own wishlist for what he would like to see in the forum software, that being BBPress. The reason why this is important is because of Michael’s status on the forums. Some of the things that (more…)

Andy Peatling made an announcement today on the BuddyPress Forum that there is now a Skeleton theme available for BuddyPress which provides a clean base to start from when creating new member themes. Here is some information regarding this new theme: There will be a lot more documentation coming to (more…)

With the release of WordPress 2.8 pushed back now to April 1st, (dates are always tentative) I decided to download the nightly build for March 7th and wanted to take a look to see what sort of progress has been made. At this point, no widget management features have been (more…)