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Sarah over at BloggingTips.com has published a short and sweet article explaining how to setup WordPress out of the box to work like a CMS. She also gives a listing of recommended plugins to accomplish the task.

Upon upgrading my development site for testing to the latest nightly build of WordPress, I discovered that the first bits and pieces of the Widget management system were added. Just as I had hoped for, the system works like a cross between 2.3 and 2.5 leaning more towards 2.3. On (more…)

For those who didn’t get a chance to listen to episode 50 of the WordCast Podcast, you missed Kym Huynh’s awesome WordPress Rap. So, he’s been a trooper and sent me the mp3 file which you can download and take a listen to. It definitely fits the bill for being (more…)

How long has it been since we started talking about the media management system in WordPress receiving a major overhaul? Based on what I’ve read, the plan is to revamp the media system in WordPress 2.9 instead of WordPress 2.8. Shane who operates Bugssite.org has released his proposed wireframes for (more…)

Ever wish you could search for WordPress functions, template tags, function sources, user notes, etc all from one place? That is exactly what WPSeek.com allows you to do as it acts as a very slick WordPress centric search engine. WPSeek was originally used to be a gateway page for the (more…)

First off, Lyceum is the answer to the trivia question I presented in episode 49 of WordPress Weekly. More importantly, Lyceum is the name of the open-source software project developed by ibiblio. Its development is synchronous with WordPress although as it stands, development has pretty much been at a standstill (more…)

At about this time every year, the folks over at Webware present their Webware 100 finalists on which to vote on to see who will take the crown in their respective category. In 2008, WordPress was the winner of the publishing category. This year, the category is called Social Networking (more…)

Matt has created a new poll on PollDaddy.com which basically contains a small survey specifically for those who venture into the WordPress IRC Channel on a regular basis. The poll asks for information dealing with your WordPress Channel background. The last question however, gives you the chance to suggest channel (more…)

As per a conversation in the WordPress IRC Development channel discussing the GSoC project revolving around creating a theme framework. okay, fine, you guys have convinced me. I’m doing this for GSoC lol the NEW kubrick perhaps you can change the future, and wrong matt on his prediction he said (more…)

Community member Kim Parsell passed this along to me regarding a new WordPress MU Support forum that recently opened to the public. Andrea and her husband who run WPMUTutorials.com are the ones behind this new forum. Anyone is free to register an account but to dive deeper into the forums, (more…)

If you’re involved with the WordPress project, chances are you already know that at about this time every year, the WordPress guys announce a series of projects for the Google Summer Of Code which is an annual event aimed at providing accepted students the chance to work with Mentors for (more…)

Back on February 8th, 2009, community member tekzt asked if I could some how get Andrew Ozz to appear on a future episode of WordPress Weekly for an interview. Hey, I like suggestions so I followed up on tekts request and sent a few emails to Andrew. He responded back (more…)