10 Free Ultra Minimalist WordPress Themes

If you love to blog but don’t want a theme with clunky sliders and overloaded widget areas cluttering up your site, then chances are you’re on the hunt for the perfect minimalist WordPress theme. Finding a theme that provides a beautiful reading experience with an unobtrusive, high quality design is (more…)

Okay Themes Pulls Out of Themeforest, Rebrands as Array

Okay Themes, founded by Mike McAlister, has rebranded and is now known as “Array.” Despite the fact that the shop produced high quality WordPress themes, the previous name seemed to imply a passable, lackluster product. Array is a stronger name for a top-notch theme shop that is successfully pioneering a (more…)

How to Use Open Source Brick Fonts With WordPress

Easy access to open source typography services has made the web a more beautiful place. Google’s vast library of fonts is free, fast-loading and hosted on high performing servers, which has resulted in ubiquitous use across the web. But have you ever looked at Google fonts and wondered why they (more…)

BuddyPress 2.0 Beta 1: Ready for Testing

Fire up your test environments; BuddyPress 2.0 Beta 1 was just released. 2.0 is going to be a stellar release and is packed full of exciting updates and performance optimizations. BuddyPress core developer Boone Gorges announced the beta and summarized new features and changes that will be important for you (more…)

WordPress Weekly Featured Image

Sarah Gooding and I debated whether or not smilies are content and what the true focus of debate should be concerning the emoticons. I shared my experience upgrading to WordPress For iOS 4.0 and the problems it solved. Last but not least, we discussed the dangers of downloading plugins from (more…)

WordCamp Schedule Featured Image

It seems like there is a WordCamp or two happening every weekend. With so many, it’s tough to keep track unless you routinely browse the schedule on WordCamp Central. However, I’ve discovered a few other ways to monitor upcoming WordCamps. In late 2013, WordCamp central added RSS feeds that notify (more…)

iThemes Security Upgrade Woes

Last week, we reported the Better WordPress Security plugin would be renamed to iThemes Security. We also shared important details to prepare users for the upgrade. Because of the name change, users needed to re-enable the plugin or risk seeing errors. Despite the beta testing period, the upgrade process hasn’t (more…)

Pressgram 2.0 Removes Social Layer to Focus on Publishing

PressGram, the WordPress-powered photo sharing app, has significantly evolved since its launch. The app broke onto the scene last year, positioned as a game-changing challenger to the increasingly unpopular policies of Facebook and Instagram. After supporting the native social networking aspect for several months, John Saddington, the app’s creator, found (more…)