Long time WordPress community member Alex Denning has announced that his WordPress centric site WPShout is now under new ownership. Alex has reached the point where his job combined with his university study work has made it impossible for him to keep the site going. Thankfully, Alex has found a (more…)

I recently stumbled upon a new project that ManageWP is creating called There is not a lot of information regarding what the new project will be but judging by the images alone, my best guess would be a responsive, content aggregation website around a specific topic. Which topic that (more…)

I invite you to watch Week In WordPress Episode 5 as yours truly and a group of WordPress faithful got together to discuss the news of the week. This episode features Adam Warner of FooPlugins, Curtis McHale of, and Pippin Williamson of Among some of the topics discussed (more…)

Staying up late finally paid off as I became one of the first to see a preview of the new redesign. In the latest edition of the Post Status newsletter, founder Brian Krogsgard outlined the various changes that the redesign encompassed. Since long form content has generated some of (more…)

First off, it’s extremely weird to be writing about the demise of a website that not too long ago, was writing about the demise and resurgence of WPTavern. WPDaily, one of the many sites dedicated to all things WordPress has closed its doors today. The move comes as a shock (more…)

Week In WordPress is a weekly videocast covering the WordPress headlines of the week featuring different guest co-hosts. I had the pleasure of being on episode 2 with Brian Krogsgard of You can see links to all of the news stories we discussed via the SlocumStudio blog. I had (more…)

In light of my recent appearance on DradCast, the topic of conversation recently has focused on whether WordPress news centric websites can be self-sustainable. I came to the conclusion that they can’t which was the basis behind my WordPress news sites disappearing into the bermuda triangle post. I’ve had a (more…)

A few days ago, I had the chance to participate briefly in a discussion held on Twitter around the topic of WordPress news centric sites seemingly disappearing off the face of the earth after a certain period of time. The question which started this conversation by Doug Stewart is as (more…) is a free newsletter curated by Cristian Antohe. Once a week, subscribers receive an email letting them know about the good stuff they might have missed during the week within the WordPress community. The newsletter covers WordPress news and articles, theme specific news, theme releases, Plugin news and last (more…)