Jeff Chandler

It’s become evident that a large portion of the WPTavern readership is made up of consultants. This next plugin should be right up their alley. It’s called Technical Support and is authored by Konstantin Kovshenin. The plugin provides a dashboard widget that after configuration, gives clients an easy way to (more…)

I had the opportunity to get in touch with Anika who is the marketing director for which is on it’s way to being relaunched. What inspired you to create a shop that sells WordPress Jewelry? The short answer is our love for WordPress, the long answer would be the (more…)

When Woopra was first launched to the public in 2008, one of the coolest features it had was the ability to chat to visitors that were browsing your site. To be honest, once the Woopra effect died off, I rarely if ever initiated conversations with my visitors. I always thought (more…)

Having said that, Mullenweg believes that if he had to do it all again starting in 2010 he would do it differently. “The trajectory (of WordPress) would look very different because the software world is different now. The blog market is more saturated and social tools are a lot more (more…)

We already know that Gravatar is a third party service and that support for it is built into WordPress. But, is that dependence on Gravatar slowing your site down? SEOMofo takes a hard look at the performance hit that Gravatar can cause on a WordPress powered website with various configurations (more…)

Read the entire meeting in detail here. Update on progress of the 2010 theme Matt Thomas let everyone know that the 2010 theme was just about done. Thanks to Ian, post thumbnails now work as custom headers in the default theme. The only things left to do are custom background (more…)

At A Glance: The Genesis Theme Framework is built on a simple vanilla blog-type parent theme, and can be extended with the use of child themes. Each child theme comes with its own home file, that makes extending the parent theme very easy. License: Genesis like all the other themes (more…)

When I attended WordCamp Boston in early January, I had the chance to meet Raphael Mudge again, a man who is composed of nuclear energy. He showed me some interesting stats that I hope he makes public soon but he also gave me a glimpse into the extension that was (more…)

Back in October of 2009, Andrea_r passed a link on Twitter to a site called that claimed to sell WordPress jewelery. Unfortunately, due to production issues with the first company they contacted, they had to search for another producer. Some time went by with no word on what happened (more…)

As I continue to produce the WordPress Weekly show every week, I’m beginning to notice that some of the greatest aspects of the show are not being put to good use. There are two main reasons why I continue to produce WordPress Weekly. The first is that I’m continuing to (more…)

I was unaware that the U.S. with the exception of a few people were in front of their TV’s to watch the season premiere of LOST. Thankfully, I had Kim Parsell and Ryan Duff call in to make sure I wasn’t lonely on the show. We actually had a great (more…)

So far, this has been a great week for me and WPTavern. Not only did I receive a WordPress branded Flip HD camera to do video interviews at WordCamps, but I learned that was mentioned as one of the websites to go to as a resource for WordPress news (more…)