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This is a guest blog post written by David Peralty You can follow him on Twitter. Recently, at Cross Media TO I was shown some great demonstrations of what companies are doing to bridge the gaps when it comes to the creation and distribution of ideas, and it got me (more…)

Who would have guessed that automatically correcting the use of WordPress within the post title and content areas would cause such a flurry of activity. I’ll try to summarize the points of discussion up to this point. In WordPress 3.0, folks can no longer incorrectly misspell WordPress with a lower (more…)

Jacob Gube of SixRevisions.com has published his take on ten features that are missing from the core of WordPress. According to Jacob, these features should be adopted into the core of WordPress for the benefit of all. I agree with some of his reasoning on moving features into core but (more…)

As is common with every release of WordPress, once the stable version reaches the masses, that is when the bug reports start flying in. WordPress 3.0 is no exception. However, the volunteers that make up the WordPress.org support forum are on top of things and have created a special sticky (more…)

Today is the day many within the WordPress community have been waiting for. The release of WordPress 3.0. The new release contains menu management, a new default theme, custom post types and taxonomies, bulk upgrader, multi-site capabilities and more. Michael Pick produced a short video summary of the new features (more…)

Earlier today, I mentioned that Otto would be the man in charge working with the WordPress.org redesign project. Part of WordPress.org and perhaps the most active section of the website is the support forums. Everyone seems to have their own round of complaints regarding the forum but this time around, (more…)

General RC Readiness RC readiness could be better. However, a big punt is needed but 3.0 is now under 100 tickets. The blockers are under control. Menus are looking good now that the IE issues are fixed. The rest of the menu tickets are trivial and if needed, can be (more…)

WordCamp San Francisco has come and gone but there are a few things in the keynote by Matt Mullenweg that I wanted to focus on. When Matt thinks of WordPress, he doesn’t think of it as a software project, he thinks about it as a creative artwork project. Matt would (more…)

Beginning of the keynote, Matt reflects on the beginning of WordPress and how it came about from b2. How WordPress has grown is far from what it was in the beginning. 10% Rule. Everyone only uses 10% of the features in software but everyone has a different 10% Plugins turn (more…)