Jeff Chandler

Just wanted to provide a quick update on what’s been going on. To make a long story short, going back to 35+ hours at the store from 4am to 12pm is taking it’s toll on me. On the side, I’ve been trying my best to put up at least one (more…)

There is some great news for those involved with or following the BuddyPress project. Andy Peatling announced today on the development blog that John James Jacoby aka jjj has been added to the BuddyPress core development team which brings the total to two members. Anytime I’ve done a show about (more…)

If you really want to get your WordPress fix during the weekend of Friday the 13th, consider attending WordCamp Phoenix and then WordCamp New York on the 14th and 15th of November. WordCamp Phoenix is being held at the Arizona Grand Resort which ought to be a blast on Friday (more…)

This episode of WordPress Weekly focuses on the upcoming WordCamp New York event being held on November 14th and 15th. Jane Wells joined me on the show to tell us all about the planning stages of the event and what to expect. We also talked briefly about WordPress 2.8.5 as (more…)

Upgrade notification in core The consensus is that it will not happen. However, Lynne Pops idea to change the first default post in a new install of WordPress to something that contains useful information will likely happen. No update email in core. Use the mailing list. Improve the copy in (more…)

I’ve been sitting on this post for a long time. In fact, I started thinking about this complex issue around the time when the discussions were centered around WordPress security and end user responsibility. The complexity extends way beyond end user responsibility in that, the bar to use WordPress has (more…)

During the WordPress developers meeting yesterday, Jane Wells announced that registration for WordCamp New York City was open to the public. There are a few different tickets you can purchase depending upon your schedule. You can purchase the full pass which costs $40.00 which will provide entry to all sessions (more…)

Admin templating – filosofo – I’d like to propose that we abstract a lot of the admin markup, in particular the stuff that’s repeated a lot, such as form elements and things like tables of posts, comments. Much of the core stuff is hard-coded, and plugin authors still have to (more…)

Those of you who keep a keen eye on this website should have noticed the addition of the WordCamp 360 link about a week ago. Typically during a WordCamp, the only option I have of interacting with the event and discussing things being presented is on Twitter. I decided that (more…)

Over the course of this past weekend, Leland of Themelab.com launched a new website called WPChat.com. The site consists of a simple design which almost takes minimalism to a new level but I like it. The chatroom loads on the index page enabling you to choose any nickname you want (more…)

While the plugin competition has come and gone, there is one plugin that I’m not done with just yet and that is the Advanced Exporter for WordPress and WordPress MU. Even though it did not take first place, I still think the WordPress userbase as a whole would benefit from (more…)