Jetpack 2.5 was released today with a staggering array of new integration features for Google products and services. On top of all that the team has added VideoPress integration and the handy ability to embed Facebook posts directly within WordPress posts/pages. The exciting additions for all the Google junkies out (more…)
Join Marcus Couch as he takes a look at the newest plugins from the WordPress Repository like Unique Cursor, Featured Images in Categories, Tagregator, Page Showcaser Boxes, Skype Status and Pricing Tables Extended.
Scott Berkun’s eagerly awaited book, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work is on sale today on Amazon. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how the team at WordPress.com is successfully using a new way of working that doesn’t involve emails, offices, boring meetings or any of (more…)
WordPress.com has just passed Yahoo for the #8 spot on Quantcast’s assessment of US internet traffic with 72,868,680 monthly visits. In these most recent rankings posted, WordPress.com edges out Yahoo, Microsoft, Yelp, Pinterest, and Tumblr.com in traffic to claim its spot among the top ten. Shortly following his announcement on (more…)
This past weekend we spoke with John James Jacoby on our WordPress Weekly podcast. John is the lead developer for both the bbPress and BuddyPress plugins. We had the pleasure of chatting with him about his new job at 10up as well as everything that’s going on with bbPress and (more…)
There were no spooky ghosts or constant howling noises in this episode but we did manage to go in-depth with John James Jacoby to discuss bbPress and BuddyPress. During the show, we find out why he left Automattic for 10UP, what is was like to jump into the project lead (more…)
Last year at this time, Justin Tadlock announced that he would be conducting an experiment on ThemeForest. The goal of the experiment was to see if it was possible to get other theme authors to write better code and enable better compatibility with the thousands of other themes and plugins (more…)
In the not too distant future, the WordPress core is going to incorporate a powerful new API that will open new doors for the platform to be part of the interactive web. Long time WordPress hacker, Ryan McCue is busily creating a JSON REST API that will pave the way (more…)
It’s a fear many WordPress users had in 2009 and it’s one that continues to be near the top in terms of reasons why people won’t upgrade their sites. It’s the fear that their plugins won’t be compatible with the new version of WordPress. Back in October of 2009, the (more…)
WordPress 3.6.1 has been pushed out the door. This release comes 42 days after WordPress 3.6 was made available on August 1st. This is a maintenance package that contains bug and security fixes. You can find more information about this version via the Codex. If you don’t see any upgrade (more…)
Last week’s big news was the launch of the Pressgram app which allows you to publish filtered photos to your WordPress blog. Soon after the launch, controversy sprung up concerning Pressgram’s terms of service, proprietary license and security.