It started November 28th, 1999 before was even an idea. It was on this date that Xanga launched an alpha version of their product. Before blogging really took off, there were these things called portals. Portals were websites dedicated to specific topics. To make a long story short, portals (more…)

It was’nt long ago when Posterous looked poised to take a big chunk of market share away from WordPress and other sites such as Tumblr. But alas, Posterous will become yet another internet memory as they’ve announced that the talent behind the service will now be apart of Twitter. While (more…)

I think it’s time that not only do I inform new readers but remind long time visitors that this site is my home and you’re just a guest. The about page does a decent job of explaining how this site came to be and what its purpose is. WPTavern (more…)

It’s time I get a few things off my chest when it comes to browsing the web. I love browsing through my feed reader to get a grasp on the various news stories surrounding WordPress and my favorite subjects and in the course of a few months, I’ve developed just (more…)

Alex Denning of has published his thoughts on SEO and I tend to agree with all of them. I laugh at those who spend every waking moment optimizing everything they can simply to please those spiders that crawl over content. I consider some aspects of SEO to just be (more…)

I’ve recently had to deal with the reoccurring issue of having games installed on the same PC I use to do work. Kristen Nicole has a good article on that provides some tips on how bloggers can be more efficient when it comes to writing from home. I write (more…)

At A Glance: This theme is compatible with WordPress 2.8.6 and was released by Kevin Muldoon of This theme has two columns, one for content and one for the sidebar with the option of splitting the sidebar into two narrow columns. License: The Personal WordPress theme is licensed under (more…)

Paul Boutin over at VentureBeat  gives us a look at how the NYTimes uses WordPress for their blogging needs. Paul explains the process of getting a post published onto Gadgetwise which is a blog focused on teaching people how to buy and use stuff. The process is similar to a (more…)

Scott Berkun who has been blogging for a LONG time recently published his own review centered around WordPress 2.7. As a mostly non-practicing geek, I don’t write much code or touch command lines often, so despite my CS degree, I don’t trust myself and I wait to do this until (more…)