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This post is outdated. Please see the following article for details regarding the WPTavern VIP membership. Why?: The VIP membership area of the forum will help me continue to do what I enjoy doing. That is, interacting with the WordPress community, writing about interesting things while at the same time, (more…)

Jayvie Canono who operates the blog OneFineJay.com has published his personal encounter with Jane Wells during WordCamp Raleigh. Upon the announcement of the revised WordCamp Guidelines, Jay was one of the vocal opponents with a number of good questions. Jane responded to those questions in a comment which is all (more…)

Today, WordPress turns 7 years old. I’ve been using WordPress since 2007 which is only a few years ago. I always enjoy hearing the stories from those who were on board with WordPress since the day it was created by a fork of b2. I suppose those folks can be (more…)

Recently, I’ve been uploading video files to VideoPress.com. When uploading the files, I’ve generally kept the default naming scheme provided by the Flip Camera. On my machine, there were two different video files with a similar name but different extensions, video-4.mp4 and video-4.mov. The .mov file was the interview with (more…)

How much do we really know of individuals in the WordPress community? Unless you get to speak with them on a weekly basis or they are open about it via whatever method they choose, I don’t think we know very much. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Ronald since 2007. (more…)

Jason Schuller has published a great post that takes us on a journey on how he went from point A to point B. Two years ago, Jason was sitting in a cubicle. Today, he is one of the top guns when it comes to commercial WordPress themes. His story is (more…)

Over the weekend, numerous users on GoDaddy shared webhosting accounts reported that their sites had been hacked with injected malware. Neowin.net was able to get a hold of GoDaddy’s security expert Todd Redfoot who explained what happened: GoDaddy reassures customers that the attack was via WordPress and not an attack (more…)

I was fortunate enough to be one of the guests on episode 13 of the WordCast Conversations podcast. In this specific episode, I joined Brad Williams of WebDevStudios.com and Miriam Schwab of WPGarage.com to talk about WordPress 3.0. We each gave our opinions on the features that we were most (more…)

Fresh out of WordCamp San Francisco, Mashable has published an interview they conducted with Matt Mullenweg. Within this interview, Matt talks about the demise of Ning and how BuddyPress is a nice alternative, the WordPress foundation, and how the PressThis bookmarklet will eventually compete with the one Tumblr has. Matt (more…)

WPDocs was passed along on the hackers mailing list this morning. It was created by the folks over at The Dextrous Web which is a web development company that focuses on building websites for the public sector. The WordPress API along with files are located in a sidebar on the (more…)

I love it when other podcasts interview employees of Automattic, especially ones I’ve never heard from before. WordCast Conversations, episode twelve features an interview with Maya Desai who is charge of operations for Automattic. She is also the one WordCamp organizers most likely talk to when it comes to planning (more…)