Jeff Chandler


In the last two years, I’ve had many private conversations with people in the WordPress community about WordPress core’s leadership. A phrase I’ve often heard during these conversations is, [I just don’t want to get crucified by insert name of core developer here.] It doesn’t matter who is saying or (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Terrible Software John James Jacoby explains why (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In this unconventional episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Cory Miller, founder of iThemes and a mental health advocate. Normally we discuss the news of the week but both Marcus and I had some things we wanted to get off our chest. We started the (more…)

Gravatar Mobile App Featured Image

Gravatar, acquired in 2007, is a service owned and operated by Automattic that allows you to assign profile images to email addresses. These images are used automatically when registering an account on sites or services that support Gravatar. Support for Gravatar was added in WordPress 2.5 “Brecker”. The other day, I registered an account on a (more…)

Include WP Featured Image

Earlier this year, the WordPress plugin directory review team reminded developers that frameworks are not allowed in the directory. WordPress core doesn’t have a built-in way to support plugin dependencies which creates extra hassle for users. Seeing an opportunity, Vova Feldman, founder of Freemius, created IncludeWP, a directory specifically catered to listing (more…)