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The following guest post was written by Ryan Hellyer who operates PixoPoint.com While you’re there, check out his WordPress Template Generator You can also catch him in the Tavern forum under the username Ryan. Have you ever tried using MediaWiki, the platform used to power the mighty Wikipedia project? If (more…)

The other day, Kym Huynh sent another gem of a WordPress rap into my inbox. This rap is hilarious and just as good if not better than the first one. This rap is based on an episode of WordCast where the group covered people who they believed were famous in (more…)

Just wanted to pass a note along that my review of the new WordPress HelpCenter has been published on WPCandy.com. In this review, I share my opinions as well as my experience I had when I decided to give them a call and ask an easy question to see if (more…)

Today I wanted to talk about a problem which Justin Tadlock will be covering in more detail at some point in the future and that is, plugins which contain a CSS file to edit their style. Don’t get me wrong, Lester Chen is a great plugin author, but I find (more…)

Jane Wells has announced on the WordPress.org development blog that the 24 hour has-patch marathon is now underway. The reason it’s called has-patch is because in trac, when someone submits a patch, the tags ‘has-patch‘ is added to the keyword field making it easier to sort through those tickets which (more…)

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…)