The Quest for the Perfect WordPress Admin Search Tool

The quest for the perfect WordPress admin search tool continues with yet another plugin designed to help you zip around the backend. Those who are familiar with Alfred for Mac will find many similarities in Aladdin, which was released today by Gerasimos Tsiamalos and the folks at CSSIgniter. Aladdin joins (more…)

WordCamp Dallas Featured Image

The following is a recording of Matt Mullenweg’s keynote presentation at WordCamp Dallas 2008. Recorded by John Pozadzides who helped organize the event, it’s the only video of Mullenweg’s keynote that exists. In the video, Mullenweg walks the audience through WordPress 2.5, the redesign of WordPress.org, and the future of (more…)

Why Cloudup is Not Replacing the WordPress Media Library

When Automattic acquired Cloudup in 2013, two of the most exciting parts of the announcement was replacing the WordPress media library with Cloudup and the ability to co-edit posts similar to Google Docs. We discussed the concept in early 2014 and readers were concerned about owning their data. Two years later, (more…)

WordCamp Miami to Livestream Tracks Throughout the Weekend

WordCamp Miami 2015 is taking place this weekend with a BuddyCamp kicking off today. The event sold out again this year and will have roughly 800 attendees, including a kids’ camp, convening at the Florida International University School of Business campus on Saturday and Sunday. If you weren’t able to (more…)

Nametiles Plugin Brings Blockchain-Powered Profiles to WordPress

Openname, the decentralized identity and naming system built on the blockchain, was recently renamed to Blockchain Name System (BNS). Founders Muneeb Ali and Ryan Shea are pioneering decentralized identity with the long-term goal of creating decentralized authentication. Earlier this month, BNS debuted Passcard, a digital form of identity and access (more…)