News

Just wanted to provide a quick update on what’s been going on. To make a long story short, going back to 35+ hours at the store from 4am to 12pm is taking it’s toll on me. On the side, I’ve been trying my best to put up at least one (more…)

Over the course of this past weekend, Leland of Themelab.com launched a new website called WPChat.com. The site consists of a simple design which almost takes minimalism to a new level but I like it. The chatroom loads on the index page enabling you to choose any nickname you want (more…)

Ozh has been around the block a number of times. He is known as one of the longtime veterans of WordPress throughout the community. There are a few people who I look up to as role models within the community. Ozh is one of those people. At any rate, I (more…)

Joost De Valk who hosts his own weekly WordPress podcast called PressThis recently interviewed Vitaly Friedman who is the creator of SmashingMagazine.com, one of the most popular sites dedicated to the topic of web design. During the interview, I found out that the site is run on eight different servers, (more…)

Small Potato recently announced on his personal blog yesterday that he was coming back to design WordPress themes. Not only that, but he stated he was going to compete with the commercial theme authors. A bold move by Small Potato but if anyone could do it, he could. Coming back (more…)

*Update* Based on some feedback as well as more personal thought, I’ve decided not to pursue the idea of paid memberships. Instead, I’ll find another way. If you blinked twice after reading the headline of this post, I don’t blame you. I’ve had some time to think about different ways (more…)

The voting results are in for the craziest WordPress upgrade story game I hosted before I left for vacation. Donnacha took a commanding lead and finds himself with a single license copy of GravityForms courtesy of WPTavern for winning the game. I thought the Kanye West internet meme was over (more…)

Ever wanted to know how to stream your life using WordPress? Matt Mullenweg does it with his blog, Adii does it with his and now you can to. The idea is to publish snippets along with the usual long form content. The problem is, the snippets and the long form (more…)

I wanted to write about this new site called WPCoop.org but was unsure how to go about it. Instead, I’ve pestered Jayson with a bunch of questions and decided to go the interview route. Enjoy. What inspired you to create WPCOOP.org? I am a raving fan of WordPress.  As a (more…)

Wow. This week has been tough on me as I’ve worked double time to insure that there would be content published on the site next week while managing to publish content for this week. Following meetings, watching WordCamp Coverage, and conducting interviews. I feel like I’ve done it all this (more…)

As I speak, WordCamp Portland is in high gear with the first presentation of the event getting set to take place. The folks putting this event together have a great looking video stream which you can view here while also reading the discussion of the event on Twitter using the (more…)