Gazette: A Free WordPress Magazine Theme from Automattic

Gazette is a new WordPress magazine theme from the folks at Automattic, designed by Thomas Guillot. Since the majority of themes produced for WordPress.com are well-suited to single author blogs, Gazette’s fine-tuned focus on digital publications is a welcome addition to the collection. Magazine themes are generally few and far (more…)

BuddyPress 2.3 Beta 1 is Ready for Testing

BuddyPress 2.3 beta 1 is now available. Project lead John James Jacoby encouraged site administrators and BP plugin/theme developers to jump in and test the new features. One of the highlights in the upcoming release is the new Attachments API, which makes it possible for developers to create components that (more…)

Andrew Nacin on Challenging WordPress Assumptions

WordPress lead developer Andrew Nacin spoke at the php[world] 2014 conference on “Challenging Your WordPress Assumptions from 2009.” The video was recently published on YouTube and provides an excellent overview of the major ways WordPress has changed over the past six years. Nacin explores common assumptions, such as “WordPress is (more…)

Inside BuddyBoss with Michael Eisenwasser

Over the past couple years, BuddyBoss has emerged as a leader in the BuddyPress products marketplace. Founder Michael Eisenwasser launched the business in 2010 after discovering BuddyPress while building an international job site to help online workers find employment. “BuddyPress blew me away,” Eisenwasser said. “It allowed for a sophisticated (more…)