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Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com has revamped their home page by presenting a clean layout of the services they own along with the non-profit open-source projects they support. I like this new way of presenting the projects page which used to show the same information. This clearly shows the projects (more…)

As I finally had a chance to sit down and add content to my feedreader last night, I thought it would be a good idea to provide an update on all the Automattic owned services and also provide a list in case anyone was wanting to know which services or (more…)

Last week, it was Andrew Rickmann who announced that WP-Fun was up for sale. This week, it’s WPCult.com. WPCult.com was created by Austin Passy and was one of the first sites which really showed off how cool you could make the Hybrid News child theme. I’ve been following the blog (more…)

Joost de Valk known for his plugins as well as his knowledge of SEO as it relates to WordPress themes has announced that he will be a co-host for a new weekly WordPress centric podcast. The name of the show as well as the time slots have not been figured (more…)

Most interviews with Matt Mullenweg revolve around WordPress which of course makes sense. However, there is more to Matt than just WordPress and the folks behind the blog BornRich do a good job showcasing that in their interview with the project leader. The interview ranges from discussing print media going (more…)

This post is part of an ongoing series called Ask Jeff. This is where I’ll take a question someone within the WPTavern or WordPress community gives me and provide my thoughts/answer to. The question is: Longtime listener of your podcast here. I noticed the “Submit a Post” feature now on (more…)

Aaron Brazell who heads up Technosailor.com and who used to work for B5 Media announced on July 3rd that he has secured a book deal with Wiley Publishing to write a 700 page WordPress Bible. Aaron had been working on the deal since April but only recently received the go (more…)

Feel like whipping up a Thematic child theme that could earn you $240.00? If so, you should check out the Instinct blog to read up on the details regarding the Thematic Child theme challenge. The first person to submit a Thematic child theme which functions comparably and looks like the (more…)

Longtime listeners of WordPress Weekly know that recently, we’ve started a new segment called WordPress trivia. Up until now, the segment has been used as a means of education and also to have a bit of fun. However, I’ve decided to turn this segment into a game by awarding points (more…)

Last week, I published a post which discussed the fact that there are so many sites centered around WordPress that perhaps we were reaching a point where there are TOO many sites. Darren Hoyt who we know from creating the Mimbo Pro theme has launched a new site called WPTopics.com (more…)

Since the launch of the Tavern, one of the ideas I had in mind for this place was to build up an audience but also, to share the stage with whomever wanted to share it with me. So far, I’ve accepted guest posts from a couple of individuals and I (more…)