When do you think that WordPress is going to completely rewrite their code base so it’s an actual CMS instead of a hacked together glorified blogging system?
I find I get that question quite a lot and it annoys me. WordPress is being rewritten all the time. Check out the development that happens on Trac. Most of the people who ask questions like that haven’t had a decent look at the codebase for ages. WordPress IS way more than a glorified blogging system already and if there are specific issues you have with the way it’s coded, patches are welcome!
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Here is the recorded video featuring the presentation of Matt Mullenweg of WordPress with Dries Buytaert of Drupal discussing open source. Kudos goes out to the Schipulcon group for getting these two together for an awesome presentation. The audio is terrible until you hit the 4 minute mark. If you (more…)
WordPress Developer, freelancer and friend of mine Ptah Dunbar, was recently in a head on collision accident that nearly took his life. Everything you need to know regarding what happened can be read on the following Google Plus page but to make a long story short, Ptah found himself going (more…)
Long time no see. Last time we talked, I announced that I’d be stepping away and selling off everything I accomplished with this site and the podcast. I’m happy to report that not only have I sold the content I generated to an awesome buyer, they have requested that I (more…)
This is a guest blog post written by Nick Ohrn, one of the co-organizers for WordCamp Seattle 2011, You can also follow him on Twitter. I’m Nick Ohrn and I’m one of the co-organizers for the Seattle WordPress meetup as well as WordCamp Seattle. Jeff has graciously allowed me to (more…)
How many of you are familiar with the name, Thord Daniel Hedengren? Thord is a veteran member of the WordPress community and over the past few years, we’ve seen him develop and release free themes, write a couple of books about WordPress and generally, just be a well rounded individual (more…)
Earlier today, there was a new section of the WordPress.org forums created specifically for meetups. In the announcement post, Jane Wells explained what the purpose of the forum was. This forum is the first step toward WordPress.org helping to facilitate local WordPress meetups. Some meetups are specific to skill/interest (users, (more…)
Well, here is something you don’t get to read every day. Byrne Reese who was the former product manager of Movable Type and TypePad as well as an employee of Six Apart from 2004-2008 wrote a great article outlining the various facets that have contributed to the success of WordPress. (more…)
I’ve been writing about WordPress since 2007 and since then, I’ve seen a number of websites about WordPress come and go. Like many of you, I’m a fan of all these different websites and enjoy reading their points of view. Some of them even have breaking stories from time to (more…)
James Huff has published a list of this years WordPress support forum all-stars on WeblogToolsCollection.com. The list includes some familiar names such as Otto, mrmist, and andrea_r. Throughout the list, you get to find out a little bit about each person such as their history with WordPress and some even (more…)