While Facebook is busy building a $120 million dollar compound to offer more convenient employee housing, Automattic has people working remotely all over the world, totally unsupervised and yet insanely productive at the same time. In a more recent trend, some of the largest tech companies like Yahoo, Best Buy (more…)

With WordPress 3.7 steadily approaching the release candidate stage with a full release soon after, I thought it would be interesting to poll the audience to determine how you plan on configuring auto updates. There are a couple of things to keep in mind before participating in this poll. WordPress (more…)

For a long time BuddyPress site admins have puzzled over how to create dynamic links within WordPress menus. Although the admin bar provides a comprehensive menu for links related to active components, the process of inserting just one or a few of these links into a regular nav menu is (more…)

ManageWP wants to change the way WordPress news is distributed. For six months the team has been working on a new offshoot of their site, dedicated to bringing community-driven news. Today ManageWP launches ManageWP.org, a new interactive site where anyone can share, vote and promote high quality WordPress news. The (more…)

If you’re an entrepreneur, one of the most exciting ways to validate your idea is to participate in a startup challenge. These intense competitions pit fledgling startups against each other where they are forced to articulate their business ideas before the public as well as a scrutinizing panel of judges. (more…)

Back in June, I reviewed an experimental plugin by Christopher Finke called Inline Preview. Since that post was published, Christopher has made a number of improvements to the plugin. Now when you publish a post, the WP Admin slides to the left with a shadow bar in the middle, and (more…)

Coming home from a WordCamp is like falling back to earth after floating on a cloud for a weekend. You’ve probably noticed that WordCamp Europe attendees are now blogging about their experiences at the WordPress party of the year. Their posts are packed full of speaker notes, shoutouts to new (more…)

The largest and most heavily trafficked WordPress sites are powered by multisite. Ensuring a strong future for the multisite feature is paramount to the long term success of the networks built on this platform. However, core improvements are often slow to be added, as multisite is used in so many (more…)

The very first WordCamp Europe took place this last weekend in Leiden, The Netherlands, with over 700 WordPress fans in attendance. From all reports it seems to have been a resounding success. This was the first large-scale WordCamp to be held in Europe. It included two days of world-class speakers (more…)