For the first time that I can remember, WordPress has been rejected from the Google Summer Of Code mentor ship program. This was an unexpected move, especially considering how WordPress has been a part of the program for the past few years. As you read through the comments of the (more…)

While Twenty Twelve has been an anticipated feature of the upcoming WordPress 3.4 release, some will be disappointed to hear that the new default theme for this year will not ship with WordPress 3.4. Instead, it will likely come with WordPress 3.5. However, if you’re interested in playing around with (more…)

John Baptiste of CatsWhoCode.com has published 10 useful SQL queries that you can use to clean up the database that houses your WordPress installation. Before any SQL queries are run, you should definitely back up your entire website as a wrongly executed query can ruin the database, rendering your site (more…)

How would you like to experience WordPress functions within your inbox on a daily basis? If so, consider signing up to the WordPress Daily Documentation site. Each day features a different function within WordPress sent to your inbox which contains examples, an explanation of what the function does, parameters, and (more…)

It’s been awhile since I’ve visited WPDevel.WordPress.com which is the home of WordPress development updates and I’m happily surprised to see so much content from the folks who make things happen. The different teams that are working on various aspects of WordPress 3.4 are doing a good job of keeping (more…)

Ryan Hellyer who has been a long time member of the WPTavern community has given me a heads up that Metronet is currently looking for a WordPress Code Poet. Sounds like any other typical WordPress job posting right? Well, that is until you read the following lines within the job (more…)

Reading through the WordPress Hackers Mailing list, Nuno Morgadinho wanted to know how to track user engagement with a commercial plugin that is being developed. The metrics that they were most interested in were the following: – how much time has the user spent playing with my plugin since plugin (more…)