GovFresh WP: A Free WordPress Theme For Governments

This week GovFresh, a government and technology blog, launched a new WordPress theme project to help promote the use of open source software among governments. If you’ve ever visited a local government website that looks like it hasn’t been updated since 1999, then you understand the problem that the folks (more…)

Sir Trevor WP: An Alternative Post Editor for WordPress

There’s nothing more fun than exploring different interface ideas for the WordPress publishing process. Over the past several months we’ve featured a number of plugins that are vying for the best way to edit content on the front end. Sir Trevor WP is a new plugin that presents an alternative (more…)

Communication Featured Image

One of the battles the WordPress.org project has faced since its inception is communication. Not just how much or how little but also the tools used to communicate. When I followed the development of WordPress with eagle eyes from 2008-2011, I used all of the communication channels that were available. (more…)

WordCamp Norway 2014: WordPress In a Winter Wonderland

The WordPress community in Norway is growing fast. Just three years ago, WordPress did not have much representation in the country at all. The success of the first Oslo WordPress meetup in May 6th, 2011, sparked more gatherings, including the first WordCamp Norway. There are now three official WordPress meetups (more…)

A Library of WP-CLI Commands for BuddyPress

BuddyPress developers, here’s something new for your toolbox. Boone Gorges has created a WP-CLI community package of BuddyPress commands. This collection includes just a few commands that have helped him with BuddyPress development but he welcomes your pull requests. So far, the commands include: bp activate — Activate a component. (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I was joined by Marcus Couch and Matt Medeiros of Mattreport.com and founder of Slocumstudio.com. I threw out the show notes for this episode and instead, tapped into the collective knowledge of my guests to discuss the world of podcasting with WordPress. The first (more…)

30 Beautiful Brewery Websites Built With WordPress

While the WordPress community continues to grow and expand every day, so does the craft beer scene. So it only makes sense that a growing number of craft breweries are choosing to build their websites on WordPress. After all, WordPress and craft beer have a lot in common: enthusiasm, loyalty, (more…)