May 2010

I had the opportunity to put Matts gift to work while attending WordCamp Raleigh. I have over 45 minutes worth of video to upload, one interview at a time. In this interview, I spoke with Jonathan Davis. In it, we talked about what is new with the Shopp plugin, what (more…)

General RC Readiness RC readiness could be better. However, a big punt is needed but 3.0 is now under 100 tickets. The blockers are under control. Menus are looking good now that the IE issues are fixed. The rest of the menu tickets are trivial and if needed, can be (more…)

In an interesting business move, Ajax Edit Comments is now offering a pricing plan for those that just want a functioning plugin without all the bells and whistles as well as support. Major point releases will require an extra charge. Think of this as the À la carte edition of (more…)

I don’t think I’ve ever seen something like this before, a WordPress theme that has a 3-Dimensional post view. Nathan Barry over at LegendThemes has a screencast available showing off the theme in action with rotating post views and the different ways of viewing a post. Unfortunately, this theme is (more…)

How much do we really know of individuals in the WordPress community? Unless you get to speak with them on a weekly basis or they are open about it via whatever method they choose, I don’t think we know very much. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Ronald since 2007. (more…)

I’m nearing the end of my one month trial period of using WP CDN and before I make the decision to purchase a CDN account, I wanted to hear from all of you, especially from those that visit the actual site multiple times a week if the site has loaded (more…)

Although I won’t be attending this particular event, WordCamp Fayetteville is occurring one week after WordCamp Raleigh which happens to be this weekend. This particular WordCamp is a two day event with Sunday being dedicated to getting your toughest questions answered by WordPress gurus. The event also features two different (more…)

Jason Schuller has published a great post that takes us on a journey on how he went from point A to point B. Two years ago, Jason was sitting in a cubicle. Today, he is one of the top guns when it comes to commercial WordPress themes. His story is (more…)

Over the weekend, numerous users on GoDaddy shared webhosting accounts reported that their sites had been hacked with injected malware. was able to get a hold of GoDaddy’s security expert Todd Redfoot who explained what happened: GoDaddy reassures customers that the attack was via WordPress and not an attack (more…)

I’m extending a personal invitation to those of you who were able to attend WordCamp San Francisco last weekend to call into the show to talk about your experience. I’m interested in hearing your thoughts on how the event was handled, the positives, negatives, and what you took away from (more…)