May 2009

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, special guests Brian Gardner and Lisa Sabin Wilson give us the lowdown on WordCamp Chicago taking place this weekend. Afterwords, David and I discussed the news of the week getting everyone back on track. Ad Copy: This episode of WordPress Weekly is sponsored by, (more…)

While WordCamp San Francisco will be in it’s second day today with the focus on developer topics, Saturday proved to be a huge day in terms of news. I was not able to attend the event but I have every intention of making WordCamp San Francisco the one event I (more…)

The second North East Ohio Meetup which took place on Thursday, May 28th was a success. We had a total of six attendees with three of those being new faces. Thanks to Jeff Lees efforts on Facebook, we at least got the word out about this particular event. Now that (more…)

At A Glance: Wooden Fence is a three column theme compatible with WordPress 2.7 released by on May 6th, 2009. This theme is also free. Also mentioned by the author: Compatible with IE6, IE7, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and W3C XHTML and CSS compliant. License: As for the license, (more…)

The following guest was written by Leland Fiegel who operates While you’re there, be sure to check out his free WordPress themes. You can catch him on the WP Tavern forums under the username Leland. Quiz time: What is one thing that the following Automattic products/services have in common? (more…)

Next weekend, I’ll be on my way to Chicago, Illinois for WordCamp Chicago. I’ve been psyched up for this event ever since it was announced mostly due to the people organizing it as well as the awesome list of speakers that will be doing presentations. People such as Liz Strauss, (more…)

Thursday May 28th, will mark the second Northeast Ohio WordPress Meetup. The meetup is held at the OfficeSpaceCoworking building in Akron, Ohio from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. This time around, I’ll be giving folks a tour of WordPress 2.8 to showcase whats new. If you’re in the Akron, Canton, Youngstown or (more…)

Tung Do also known as Small Potato has finally reappeared in the WordPress community. Chris Wallace recently published an interview with the man to talk about the decision to sell, his thoughts on what has become of the site, and what he’s been up to since selling. One thing (more…)

Looking for a way to showcase your tweets on your WordPress powered site? This post by should do the trick as they list 52 different WordPress plugins aimed at accomplishing this feat. As for, I’ve stuck with using the HTML embed code from and shoved it into (more…)

As most of you are aware, I ended up choosing to edit a child theme of the Theme Hybrid framework called Hybrid News. Out of the gate, using a child theme that is built on top of a framework certainly has a learning curve. For instance, if I installed a (more…)

Dave Coveney of announced on the Tavern forums that they have released their WordPress 2.7 user guide. The user guide covers everything from getting started with WordPress to using the Visual editor to managing users. The downloadable guide is 56 pages in length and is in PDF format so (more…)

Soon, there will be another Press application added to the family called GlotPress. Heck of a name right? GlotPress will be a web-based translation tool similar to how WordPress is a web-based publishing tool. According to Nikolay who made the announcement on the Polyglot mailing list here is what to (more…)