Jeff Chandler

When Matt announced that he had purchased the wp.me domain back in August, there was a lot of questioning on what he would do with it. After publishing a poll and getting ideas on what to do, he developed a URL shortener for WordPress.com users where they could easily create (more…)

It’s been awhile since I’ve published a list of interesting threads in the forum but before I break that streak, let me share some statistics. Threads: 1,065, Posts: 9,773, Members: 505, Active Members: 150 Most users ever online was 103, 10-12-2009 at 03:32 PM. The forum launched at the end (more…)

Thanks to the generosity of Brian Gardner and the StudioPress team, I’ll be heading to Boston to attend WordCamp Boston on January 23rd. StudioPress has reimbursed me for half of my plane ticket to Boston. It’s not even Christmas and the event has sold out with an extensive waiting list. (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I have a chat with Jacob Goldman of CmurrayConsulting.com to talk about his companies work involving WordPress. During the discussion, we talk about what it’s like to use WordPress for developing custom solutions that WordPress is not really known for as the perception is (more…)

I’m sure you’ll be seeing plenty of sites with the following video embedded in their post as some exciting news was announced. In 2010, there will be a new default theme that will be shipped with WordPress called 2010. This is the only detail that is known about the new (more…)

The immediate future of The WordPress Podcast has been determined. Joost de Valk has purchased the name and rights to The WordPress Podcast for an undisclosed amount. Over time, PressThis and The WordPress Podcast will merge together with The WordPress Podcast eventually being the mainstay of the show. Also as (more…)

Ever since I discovered the site, I’ve been keeping tabs on DigWP.com which used to be known as Digging Into WordPress.com. I’ve linked to them a number of times from WPTavern.com because of the awesome content they were producing. It’s no surprise then that the book Digging Into WordPress which (more…)

At A Glance: This theme is compatible with WordPress 2.8.6 and was released by Kevin Muldoon of BloggingTips.com. This theme has two columns, one for content and one for the sidebar with the option of splitting the sidebar into two narrow columns. License: The Personal WordPress theme is licensed under (more…)

Plugin Development Information Post Idea If you host a plugin on the WordPress plugin repository, you should have received an email letting you know about what is coming in WordPress 2.9 that might break your plugin. The idea was to have 2-3 of these per major release and eventually for (more…)

After putting this question out on Twitter today and receiving a bunch of answers, I decided to take it out of the 140 character limit and provide a comment form. Here are the rules. First, you’re only allowed one answer. If you have multiple answers, figure out which one you (more…)

In episode 80 of WordPress Weekly, I interviewed Raphael Mudge of AfterTheDeadline.com, the newest acquisition by Automattic. Raphael and I talked about how AtD works, his visions for the service, how it helps everyone who uses it become a better writer, the data he’s been able to collect thanks to (more…)

There is a new framework in town, this one is called BuddyMattic. Developed by Ron Rennick with help from Daisy Olsen, BuddyMattic is a theme framework based on Thematic that can be used on WordPress, WordPress MU, and BuddyPress. The unique feature of this theme is that BuddyPress functionality is (more…)