Jeff Chandler

*Update* Based on some feedback as well as more personal thought, I’ve decided not to pursue the idea of paid memberships. Instead, I’ll find another way. If you blinked twice after reading the headline of this post, I don’t blame you. I’ve had some time to think about different ways (more…)

The voting results are in for the craziest WordPress upgrade story game I hosted before I left for vacation. Donnacha took a commanding lead and finds himself with a single license copy of GravityForms courtesy of WPTavern for winning the game. I thought the Kanye West internet meme was over (more…)

The GPL dominoes continue to fall as PremiumThemes.net has announced that beginning October 1st, all themes available on the site would be sold under the GPL. R.Bhavesh who operates the site had this to say regarding the switch: While I personally don’t agree with some of the aspects of GPL (more…)

Unfortunately, the time has come yet again to announce that I am looking for a new co-host for WordPress Weekly. David hasn’t been fired or anything like that, but his interests and passions have changed to the point where it doesn’t make sense for him to continue on with the (more…)

Ever wanted to know how to stream your life using WordPress? Matt Mullenweg does it with his blog, Adii does it with his and now you can to. The idea is to publish snippets along with the usual long form content. The problem is, the snippets and the long form (more…)

Andy Peatling announced on September 30th that version 1.1 of BuddyPress was available to the public. This new version contains a bunch of core improvements along with new features. One of the new features that I think is huge, especially for those who want easier bbPress integration revolves around the (more…)

As was announced on Twitter by quite a few people, the WordPress theme repository has now transitioned to hosting over 1,000 themes. The 1,000th theme to be added to the repository is called page-tiny. It was designed for simplicity but unfortunately, the screenshot of the theme is a 404. However, (more…)

Now that the WordPress plugin competition for 2009 is complete, Ozh has published his reviews of each plugin that was entered into the competition. Some of his reviews mention particular security issues that were discovered along with some shoddy coding. Once I read his reviews, it occurred to me that (more…)

The long wait is over as WeblogToolsCollection.com has finally announced the winner of this years plugin competition. Honestly, I had no idea this would be the plugin that claimed victory but it’s Section Widget by Godfrey Chan. Godfrey’s plugin provides a way to display section specific content on your WordPress (more…)

Last night, Matt Martz who is also known as Sivel in the WordPress IRC Channel and on Twitter announced that he was going to stop development and support on several of his WordPress plugins. Out of curiosity, I decided to check in with Matt to figure out what was going (more…)