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Huge congratulations goes out to Lorelle VanFossen for being selected to teach at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Lorelle will be teaching an Introduction To WordPress course that will reward students with four college credits. While WordPress in the classroom has become more common across the world, very few are (more…)

DevPress, a team of highly skilled WordPress developers has announced that Tung Do has become to the sole owner of the business. The quote being published all over the place by Tung Do sums up the situation the best: After months of inconsistent collaboration, DevPress is left with one remaining (more…)

WPshout which is one of many sites devoted to WordPress has published the results of their early 2011 survey that asked readers to review their webhosting company. The results are from 252 independent reviews. In the grand scheme of things, this is a miniscule number but it’s cool to see (more…)

One comment I have that applies to all of the e-commerce plugins I tried out is this: the initial setup process is quite overwhelming. During my toying process I set up the basic Quarterly sales items and process for each plugin on a testing location. Without exception, each plugin presented (more…)

Some users of WordPress.com will now be able to partake in revenue sharing display advertising thanks to the launch of WordAds. I say some users because it’s available only if your application is accepted. This quote by Jon Burke sums up the story of how bad advertising had been for (more…)

Some interesting numbers have been published by Dev4Press.com which show just over 50% of sites reporting data back to the WordPress.org mother ship are registering as using version 3.0. 10.8% for 3.1 and 16.2 percent use 3.2. When looking at the big picture, those are terrible numbers. That 50% number (more…)

Ryan Imel of WPCandy.com has announced the launch of a quarterly magazine focused entirely on WordPress called the WordPress Quarterly. The magazine will be physical in nature meaning you can hold it in your hands as well as have a digital counterpart that won’t be available until the print edition (more…)

VideoUserManuals.com who were one of the first to create a WordPress plugin featuring video based manuals within the dashboard has published an open letter to the WordPress community that tells us their side of the story in what looks to be another ugly mess for Incsub LLC. At the end (more…)

The big news over the past 24 hours is that Automattic has made their second investment, this time in a WordPress hosting company called WP Engine. WP Engine is a relatively new hosting company that manages WordPress.org installs for roughly 30,000 clients. The other side of the news is that (more…)

VaultPress has announced that the latest edition of the plugin now supports WordPress Multisite. This has been a killer feature that owners of large multisite installs have been waiting for. VaultPress will automatically backup each site that is installed within the network. However, it must be noted that only the (more…)