Jeff Chandler

Time.com is looking for a seasoned front-end WordPress developer. As the job posting shows, you need to know your stuff if you’re going to apply for the position. If I even know half of the requirements that are needed, I’d be in good shape. Since jobs are few and far (more…)

Status And Schedule Update Jane mentioned that they are behind. There is one month left till the launch of 3.0 unless it gets pushed back. Right now, menus is still being worked on with a chance at having them finished by Monday. If the team could do a massive punt, (more…)

I just finished watching a great video presentation by Brian Fitzpatrick and Ben Collins-Sussman that discusses open source projects and poisonous people. I have seen this video and idea referred to numerous times but when it was referenced today in the WordPress Hackers Mailing list, I finally decided to sit (more…)

Gautam who is a member of the WPTavern forum recently let us know that he has setup a bbPress Developers area for bbPress developers to chat about developments in the software similar to how WordPress has one. If you are a member of the WPTavern forums and are also one (more…)

Since this Saturdays show of WordPress Weekly will be focusing on commercial themes, I thought it would be a good idea to interview someone who is just getting their feet wet in the market. Brian Casel is a freelance web designer based in New York City. He’s the founder of (more…)

The biggest news of the week so far in the WordPress world happened yesterday when Automattic launched a new service called VaultPress. Instead of explaining what VaultPress does, Matt Mullenweg published a comment on Techcrunch that sums it up nicely. It can handle any amount of stuff. For example my (more…)

At A Glance: Traction is a 2 column theme with three different sidebars for widgets. This particular theme features post thumbnail support, a featured post slider, and a nice looking color scheme composed of dark gray, light gray, and blue. The Theme Foundry is owned and operated by Drew Strojny (more…)

Woopra Client 1.4 has been released to the public after a few months of beta testing. This new version includes a number of new features and enhancements. For instance, Woopra users now have the ability to embed a chat widget onto their site that enables inbound chatting whereas before, it (more…)

It’s officially happened. Classic and Kubrick have been removed from WordPress as per ticket 10654. We all know by now that WordPress 3.0 will ship with Twenty Ten which is the new default theme. Those who are upgrading WordPress either manually or automatically will receive Classic, WordPress Default and TwentyTen. (more…)

Brian Casel has a great post over on DesignM.ag that showcases the various opportunities that exist to run a freelance business around WordPress. Developers, designers, and copywriters all have a ton of opportunities to make money around WordPress. I suppose I would fit into the freelance journalist category even though (more…)

Back on March 11th, I mentioned that Toni Schneider would be one of the guest speakers at the Freemium Summit held in San Francisco on March 26th. The summit focused on the freemium business model. That is, offering a free service with the chance to upgrade and that upgrade costing (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Stephanie Leary, author of the blog, Sillybean.net. She is a web designer that has created numerous custom WordPress themes for clients. This Wednesday afternoon, I’m teaching a 3-hour workshop on WordPress themes. If you know HTML and CSS, or you’ve designed for (more…)