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WordPress core developer Mark Jaquith has started a new practice on his website where visitors will be able to use a question submission form to ask Mark anything having to do with WordPress. It could be a question regarding WordPress, usage, security, or development issues. From time to time, Mark (more…)

VideoPress.com has announced a major update to it’s video player. The player has been completely rewritten using the Open Source Media Framework which is MPL-Licensed by Adobe. VideoPress now offers custom skins and partner integrations including WordPress.com stats, Quantcast, and CDN providers. These partner integrations are made simple through the (more…)

We haven’t heard much about VaultPress since its launch on March 31st but today, the site has started to roll out the first round of beta invites. Considering the nature of the service where backups are a continous event, they are controlling the growth of the service through the invite (more…)

In a nutshell, what does Mojo Themes do? First off, thanks for the opportunity to be interviewed on your site. It’s a cornerstone for the WP community and you’ve done a great job here. In a nut shell, MOJO Themes is a Buy & Sell theme marketplace. Our marketplace delivers (more…)

There has recently been a discussion on the WP-Forums mailing list concerning the following sticky thread. In a nutshell, there are two questions being considered. The first is whether decoding should be allowed on the forums. The second is whether this type of behaviour on the forum promotes the use (more…)

So WordPress 3.0 is now in the public’s hands but for developers, what’s changed with regards to template tags? Navjot Singh of Nspeaks.com has a fantastic post on new and updated template tags for WordPress 3.0. Among them are wp_nav_menu, add_custom_background, and comment_form. Most of these template tags are for (more…)

Francine Hardaway gives her six reasons as to why small businesses need WordPress on the FastCompany blog. While all of the reasons she gives are good ones, I needed to take a moment to correct her on number 1. WordPress does not have an in house e-commerce plugin. Francine probably (more…)

The White Screen Of Death. How many of you have seen it? Chances are, just about everyone who visits WPTavern on a daily basis has at one time, seen the WsOD or have created it. The error is not caused by a single mistake but can be caused by any (more…)

This is the first time I’ve seen anyone refer to Matt as the son of Gutenberg but it seems like a good fit. The Big Money takes a look at how WordPress has been able to democratize publishing and how the software has been able to change the way people (more…)

A few weeks ago, there was a poll published on PollDaddy.com that asked the question, What do you call these draggable, expandable boxes in WP? For example, “The Publish _________.”. The choices were postbox, metabox, module, widget, area, container, box, or other. I think the poll question was not specific (more…)