Jeff Chandler

Just a few days ago, Automattic launched a new plugin pack called Jetpack which takes some of the best features of and puts them into plugin form to be used on self hosted WordPress sites. Today, Automattic announced that they are now offering a Guided Transfer service which will (more…)

When I think about enterprise, I rarely think about WordPress. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I heard WordPress and Enterprise used in the same sentence. Based on an article from, IT managers still prefer using SharePoint as an enterprise CMS compared to WordPress. Cogan addressed a (more…)

John Battelle who is behind BattelleMedia is in the unique position to interview Matt Mullenweg not once, but twice this week. The first interview will take place at Signal Austin while the second will be an onstage conversation at South by Southwest discussing the Future Of WordPress. John is asking (more…)

This is the moment every VideoPress user has been waiting for. On March 9th, it was announced on the official VideoPress blog that the service now supports the HTML 5 video format. VideoPress now supports HTML5 < video > playback in supporting browsers without Flash playback support. Low-power devices such (more…)

Here is the tale of two individuals that upgraded to WordPress 3.1 only to realize that their sites became broken after the upgrade. Two things that should immediately be learned by anybody using WordPress. The first is that even though it’s as easy as clicking a button to perform an (more…)

“For those following along at home, we’re now powered by 152 physical processors, 511 gigabytes of memory (RAM), 174 hard disks with several terabytes of storage, and we’re adding new servers constantly.” That last part about “adding new servers” was especially true, for we’re now at 8,921 CPU cores (more…)

WordCamp Miami was held this past weekend and based on the schedule I saw, quite a few awesome sessions took place. Thanks to sponsorship from WooThemes, the WPCandy crew was able to attend the event and live blog most of the festivities, including a few of the sessions. For a (more…)

Congrats to Brian Gardner and the StudioPress team for having their Pretty Young Thing theme added to the commercial offering on The second theme from WooThemes called Crisp has also been added. Not to be outdone, The Theme Foundry also has two themes now available, the second being The (more…)

PollDaddy must be doing something right as the early results from their customer survey point towards a large majority (91%) would recommend the service to others. Survey, poll, quiz, and rating users all responded that PollDaddy was easy to use. While the comments and results point towards PollDaddy being an (more…)

Automattic has partnered with Federated Media Publishing who has partnered with GE as the content partner and interactive marketing agency Bebby Clark+Meyler to launch a new site on called EcoPressed. Similar in design and function to FoodPress, EcoPressed focuses on clean tech, eco-friendly items and more. Hand picked content (more…)

WordCamp Columbus, Ohio will be taking place this year between June 17th and June 19th. The event has a new organizer this time around in Angie Meeker who is an experienced WordPress designer and intends on making the event squarely focused on WordPress. Friday, June 17th, will be dedicated to (more…)