WordPress

Every now and then, a conversation will take place on the WP-Hackers Mailing list that I can actually follow and understand. Back on March 1st, Joost de Valk who is a top 10 WordPress plugin author posed an interesting question to the list: In my ever ongoing quest to find (more…)

About two weeks ago, as I was browsing through my favorite bookstore Borders and I was delighted to see that WordPress For Dummies the Second Edition is now available on book shelves. I picked up the book and started reading various parts and I have to admit, it was hard (more…)

NetTuts.com has put together a fantastic list of fifty WordPress related tutorials. They range from configuring multiple installs of WordPress to use a single database to, unraveling the secrets of the comments.php file. Some of the tutorials have been around on the web for a few years now but it’s (more…)

Just wondering if it’s time to wipe the slate clean on the WordPress Ideas site to start over? The reason being is that the top five most popular ideas are ideas which were submitted over two years ago. If you ask me, this looks bad as it tends to lean (more…)

This post is part of an ongoing series called Ask Jeff. This is where I’ll take a question someone within the WPTavern or WordPress community gives me and provide my thoughts/answer to. This weeks question was submitted by Twitter user miroslavglavic. Question: How do I change the admin boxes instead (more…)

Ever hear that saying, “All good things must come to an end“? All things end, even good things. Even though WordPress is the number one blogging platform across the web today, at some point, it will have to claim a number other than one. So with that in mind on (more…)

Just moments ago, WordPress 2.7.1 was released to the public. This releases contains 68 fixed tickets. Nothing really in the way of features as this is more like a maintenance release. To upgrade if you’re using WordPress 2.7, browse to TOOLS-UPGRADE and click on the upgrade button. I would still (more…)

Elliot Back recently published a post describing how most of the items appearing in the WordPress Dashboard had nothing to do with WordPress. Elliot published the following image within his blog post which highlights the posts which have nothing to do with WordPress. Notice how all of those posts point (more…)

Stefan Vervoort who heads up the blog DivitoDesign has published his own comprehensive list of WordPress resources. He has gone the extra mile and published them in easy to browse sections containing everything from theme starting points to noteworthy articles in the Codex to WordPress Hacks. Stefan also includes a (more…)

For some reason this morning, I was browsing the web and came across the Ping-O-Matic website and noticed in the footer that the servers the site runs on were donated by Automattic. This peaked my curiosity so I browsed the Automattic website to see if Ping-O-Matic was listed as a (more…)

This post is part of an ongoing series called Ask Jeff. This is where I’ll take a question someone within the WPTavern or WordPress community gives me and provide my thoughts/answer to. This weeks question was submitted by community member andrew. Which current WordPress feature do you think is most (more…)