Widget Customizer Approved For WordPress 3.9

The Widget Customizer plugin is now cleared for takeoff and will land in WordPress 3.9. During the core development meeting today, the plugin was approved to be merged into the WordPress trunk. The days of editing widgets blind will soon be over, as widget editing with live previews will now (more…)

How to Set Up Email Alerts For Topics on WordPress.org

Did you know that you can set up notifications for topics on WordPress.org? Sign in to your account and then navigate to your notifications by visiting: http://profiles.wordpress.org/username/profile/notifications/ Once you are there you can create new notifications by adding a search string for a topic that you’re interested in following. The (more…)

Map Of The Internet

The Internet is made up of millions or perhaps billions of websites. To visually put the Internet in perspective is difficult. Martin Vargic also known as The9988 on Deviantart.com has published a miniscule portion of what he thinks the Internet would look like on a world map. Martin states that (more…)

W Featured Image

A few days ago on Twitter, I noticed an interesting tweet by Themelab inquiring about the W.org domain. Since when did @WordPress get the http://t.co/t8ZkKybZ0w domain? Just noticed it. — ThemeLab (@themelab) January 28, 2014 Matt Mullenweg has a history of acquiring great domains. In 2009 he announced he had (more…)

WordPress For iOS7 Featured Image

WordPress for iOS 3.9 has been released and it includes some major changes. The first thing you’ll notice is that the  sidebar navigation has been removed. In its place is a tab bar-based layout. This has enabled many other visual changes throughout the app. Reader, comments, and notifications have been (more…)

Post By Email Featured Image

It’s that time of year again. The process of finding mentors, projects, and students is underway for the 2014 edition of the Google Summer of Code. One of the successful projects from last years event is the Post by Email plugin by Kat Hagan. The plugin was supposed to replace (more…)

Widget Customizer Proposed For WordPress 3.9

The Widget Customizer plugin is currently being considered for inclusion in WordPress 3.9. Weston Ruter, the project’s lead developer, submitted a proposal for its merge into core. He and a large team of contributors have been working ardently to bring this feature into WordPress so that users no longer have (more…)