Monitor WordPress Download and Version Stats With WP Central

If you’re interested in WordPress project stats, WP Central has a collection of interactive visualizations for everything from download stats to version usage to internationalization. The site, created by WordPress contributor Marko Heijnen, has been in development for several months and is gradually adding more data. The homepage of the (more…)

Disqus Experiment Featured Image

Disqus announced it is testing out a new advertising technique in the form of sponsored comments. According to the post, the experiment has been going on for at least a month and based on the results, is expanding it across the service. The sponsored comments are clearly marked as such (more…)

Who Bought DevPress Featured Image

The WordPress theme club known as DevPress has been sold to an unknown buyer for $14k. Launched in 2010, DevPress began as a WordPress collaboration project between Ptah Dunbar, Tung Do (aka Small Potato), Patrick Daly, and Justin Tadlock. Over the past four years, the company has experienced ups and (more…)

P2 Jams WordPress Plugin: Share Your Music with Your Team

Last.fm never really caught on as a music service, but its scrobbling capabilities are still widely used. Its subscription streaming radio service will be retired at the end of this month in favor of on demand integration with Spotify and a new YouTube-powered radio player. Last.fm’s scrobbling service will also (more…)

WordPress.org Profile Redesign is Live

If you haven’t visited WordPress.org lately, the brand new design for profiles is a happy discovery. Last month, Jen Mylo let us know that the profiles were getting redesigned and relaunched with more data related to a user’s involvement with the WordPress project. The profile updates are now live with (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

This episode of WordPress Weekly featured a panel of four individuals helping to make the web a safer place. Chris Wiegman – Lead Developer of iThemes Security Regina Smola – Founder of WPSecurityLock Brennen Byrne – Founder and CEO of Clef Sam Hotchkiss – Founder of BruteProtect We discussed a (more…)