Jeff Chandler

Google Analytics Monster Insights Featured Image

When Google Analytics by Yoast suddenly turned into MonsterInsights yesterday, many users were taken by surprise. Users voiced their frustration and concerns on the plugin’s support forum. Some users thought their sites were hacked after noticing the menu label changed and seeing a bright green menu icon. Syed Balkhi, founder (more…)

Spreading The Word Of Security Issues Through A Megaphone

We’ve recently installed some new plugins on the Tavern and one of them generates an admin notice that can not be dismissed without disabling it. Not only is this frustrating, but it makes it less likely that I’ll give the developer money to purchase the pro version. Here’s what the (more…)

Hey Automattic, What's Going on With Edit Flow?

Edit Flow is an editorial workflow plugin for WordPress created in 2009 that is actively installed on more than 10K sites. Although the author listing on the plugin’s page shows Mohammad Jangda, Daniel Bachhuber, and Scott Bressler as authors, it’s currently maintained by Automattic. Bachhuber announced in 2013 that Automattic (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Revolution Slider Possible Cause of Data Breach (more…)

News Publisher Featured Image

Back in March, I explained how to connect WordPress powers sites to Apple News. After three weeks of being in the system, here is what I experienced. Stuck in Limbo After configuring the plugin and successfully getting WP Tavern approved on Apple News, I thought that articles published on the (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week, including a big move for VersionPress as it transitions into an open source project. We provide an update on the development status of bbPress and BuddyPress. We also share details of a critical security (more…)