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IntenseDebate, the third party commenting service which Automattic acquired back on September 23rd, 2008 has announced that they will have their own plugin repository. IntenseDebate has had some harsh criticism as of late for seemingly not obeying the wishes of quite a few users who have requested that IntenseDebate implement (more…)

The story regarding WPDesigner.com just keeps getting better, or worst. I’m receiving reports from multiple individuals letting me know that they have received a paypal notice informing them to renew their 5$ subscription to the theme club Small Potato once operated. On top of that, some folks are even receiving (more…)

For those unable to attend WordCamp Denver, there’s good news. Starting at 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM PST at Bitwire Live on Saturday, February 28, 2009 there will be a live video stream of WordCamp Denver featuring yours truly, Lorelle Van Fossen and Dave Moyer. The stream includes both video (more…)

The other day, George Plumley contacted me to let me know of a new site he launched called SeeHowTwo.com. The site contains a variety of videos specific to WordPress.org with plans on adding videos to cover WordPress.com topics as well. Initially, I had to increase the font size on my (more…)

Ryan Imel of Themeplayground.com has published a compilation of Who’s who in the WordPress community with 50 people you should be following. Guess what, I and this site made the list. I’d be lying if I said I weren’t flattered with being featured in the list. Truth be told, I’m (more…)

WPDesigner.com the site Tung Do aka Small Potato used to call home finally published a blog post today only the post was about the top five webhosting sites to use. See the screenshot as I believe someone who still keeps the lights on over their has since removed the post. (more…)

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that next week, I will be offline for the most part as I take this opportunity to Reformat my PC as well as my Notebook. It’s been a longtime coming and I need to get it done now rather than later. Also, (more…)

The other night, I was asked by Dave Moyer, producer of the WordPress podcast WordCast, if I was interested in doing a pre-recorded segment for a new podcast he is producing called Aimless Agenda. The segment would highlight the hot topics of discussion during the previous week on the WordPress (more…)

While browsing around the archive of WordPress.org, I came across a blog post from 2004 where Matt Mullenweg describes WordPress having multi-blog capabilities. He also mentions at the end of the blog post about how the server has been up and down with a description of a long term solution. (more…)

Welcome to the first installment of a new series I’ll be doing here on WPTavern 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 first question is from community member, hallsofmontezuma. What Are The (more…)

Just the other day, I received an email from Angelo Mandato letting me know that he was producing a WordPress podcast called simply enough, PluginsPodcast. The show aims to review a plugin each week with occasional interviews with plugin developers, heavy plugin users and much more. Shows last between 10-15 (more…)

Hello there! Welcome to the WordPress Tavern. Yet another WordPress centric website although with a few differences. For starters, this website is authored by me, Jeff Chandler. For those who don’t know me, I’ve written for WordPress websites such as WPHacks.com, WeblogToolsCollection.com and others. I also host the mildly popular (more…)