I came across these videos last night through WPCult.com, a WordPress centric site written and maintained by Austin Passy. There are four videos from the WordCamp San Francisco Developers Day uploaded by Austin which contain Sam Bauers discussing the development of the bbPress forum software. The most interesting video to (more…)

Since the launch of the Tavern, one of the ideas I had in mind for this place was to build up an audience but also, to share the stage with whomever wanted to share it with me. So far, I’ve accepted guest posts from a couple of individuals and I (more…)

In one of the after shows for WordPress Weekly, I discussed with Brad Potter and Michael Torbert that I would like to see an additional column of information be added to the WordPress backend that would show the Unique ID number of a post or category. The reason being, this (more…)

I’m back safe and sound from WordCamp Chicago and boy what a trip it was. I managed to make it alive although a few times, I ended up in hairy situations. On My Way: As you might have noticed in posts leading up to the event, I wasn’t to keen (more…)

You might have noticed a lack of content on the site here in the past few days. This is in large part thanks to my trip to Chicago over the weekend and since I arrived back home, I’ve been stuck on a GO GO GO schedule. I spent the majority (more…)

This special episode of WordPress Weekly features four special guest interviews live from the WordCamp Chicago event. One of the interviews is with Matt Mullenweg. I apologize for the background noise in most of the interviews but I’ll be conducting better quality interviews in the future, especially once I get (more…)

As you read this, I’ll be heading into Chicago this weekend for the WordCamp Chicago event taking place Saturday and Sunday. I’ve decided to bring along my webcamera just in case I can stream a session or two. This time, I’ve installed a plugin which contains a higher quality video (more…)

In the WordPress Developers channel on IRC today, Ryan Boren announced that the target date for the release of WordPress 2.8 is June 10th. There are a couple other things that were announced as well: WP 2.9 will require MySQL 4.1.2 or greater.  This is raised from the current requirement (more…)

Ryan Imel who runs the WordPress blog ThemePlayground.com got in touch with me the other night and we had a very interesting discussion about a topic I’ve thought about since the days before I launched WPTavern.com and that is the possibility that there are too many people writing about WordPress (more…)

Well, what can I say other than plenty of other people throughout the community picked up on the same message I did from WordCamp San Francisco regarding the merging of WordPress.org and WordPress MU. In fact, there is even a slide that goes with the presentation that says: WPMU and (more…)

One question I’ve heard pop up more than once at local WordPress Meetups and at WordCamps is whether WordPress can be used as a CMS or not. My basic response to them is that WordPress IS a CMS but if it doesn’t have something you need out of the box, (more…)