Jeff Chandler

A few weeks ago, there was a poll published on PollDaddy.com that asked the question, What do you call these draggable, expandable boxes in WP? For example, “The Publish _________.”. The choices were postbox, metabox, module, widget, area, container, box, or other. I think the poll question was not specific (more…)

Leland of ThemeLab.com has a great interview with Jason Schuller of ThemeGarden.com which talks about his upcoming theme marketplace. Of course, the licensing question cropped up again but I was happy to see Jason’s response as the following: Leland: Part of the seller requirements state that themes must be licensed (more…)

In this short and sweet episode of WordPress weekly, we discuss how WordPress can control missiles, the release of RC3, and WordPress 2.9 surpassing the 10 million download mark. Although not related to WordPress, I provide an update as to what has been going on in my personal life. Sometimes, (more…)

At A Glance: Classical Gamer is a child theme built around the Arras theme framework. The Arras theme is number 8 out of the top 10 most downloaded themes in the WordPress.org theme repository. The front page layout of the Classical Gamer theme is of the magazine variety with different (more…)

The Independent which is a large collection of independent blogs previously using LiveJournal are now using WordPress. Interestingly, they have chosen not to use the built in commenting system of WordPress but have substituted it with Disqus. The blogs are built with a standard WordPress system, incorporating our Disqus comments. (more…)

Back on June 1st, Michael VanDeMar published a lengthy post explaining the process he goes through in order to clean up an infected website. One exploit that Michael points out is a bad index.php file which if ran as an include(), pulls bad information from the domain WordPress.Net.IN. This domain (more…)

Beeline is a service whose goal is to predict the search patterns of users and present those results within the posts of your WordPress powered site. Unfortunately, I have no idea if it’s working or not. If I could review Beeline in one word, it would be LOST. The journey (more…)

In this somewhat historic episode of WordPress Weekly, we had Jake Goldman, Brad Williams and Gil Rutkowski call in from WordCamp Chicago to provide us an update. Based on what was heard by a few attendees, June 14th looks like the earliest date for the release of WordPress 3.0 if (more…)

The following is a review written by Bes Zain of The Reader Appreciation Project. You can also follow Bes on twitter. Every now and then a book comes along that actually makes a difference in your life. The difference could be minute, and it could be vast too, depending on (more…)

Earlier today, I mentioned that Otto would be the man in charge working with the WordPress.org redesign project. Part of WordPress.org and perhaps the most active section of the website is the support forums. Everyone seems to have their own round of complaints regarding the forum but this time around, (more…)

Well, it only took (insert time period here) but the show itself will have produced 100 WPWeekly branded episodes after tomorrow. To celebrate the occasion, there will be plenty of prizes to give away. In no particular order, here are the prizes donated graciously by their respected owners. Milan Petrovic (more…)