New WordPress Plugin Directory Now in Open Beta

For the past few months, members of the WordPress Meta team have been hard at work redesigning the WordPress Plugin Directory. That’s why I was surprised to hear a rumor that the project was shut down. I reached out to Konstantin Obenland, WordPress core contributor, who confirmed a number of (more…)

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The team is requesting feedback on what features you’d like to see in a website redesign. Jerry Bates, volunteer moderator for, says one of the goals for 2016 is to update the site to better showcase content from WordCamps around the world. While plans are underway, the team (more…)

It’s been a long time since the Tavern has received a new coat of paint. I’d like to introduce you to the new WordPress Tavern. This design is a child theme that we created, based on Stargazer, a new parent theme from Theme Hybrid. WPTavern is now responsive and looks (more…)

Browsing, I came across a submission that piqued my interests. George Kordas, an interactive designer and front end developer based in Melbourne, Australia, submitted a project to the creative social network WordPress Admin Theme Redesign is the name of the project and it shows a fresh new perspective (more…)

The official WordPress Job board was recently relaunched with a brand new design. Considering the site has existed since 2007 and has not seen very much in the way of upgrades since then, I thought it would be interesting to hear from Scott Reilly and Mel Choyce if there were (more…)

While browsing for specific plugins today on, I noticed a link at the top of the site that took me to a short survey where the answers will be used to improve the website. Please consider taking part in this survey as the website is one of (more…)

The redesign is about to get underway and the person who is in the hot seat to complete the work is Otto. For the past few weeks, we’ve been giving Otto some ideas as to what we would like to see done with the website. If you have not (more…)

Remember this image? It was grabbed from a couple of new design screenshots back in July of 2009 when Sam Bauers announced the site would be getting a face lift. It’s been awhile but the new design looks great. Asides from the missing bee in the header graphic, the design (more…)

Thanks to Viper007bond on Twitter, I was notified of a new redesign for Seems as though most sites under the Automattic umbrella are getting a refresh these days. The new design definitely provides more information than its counterpart along with links to developer resources on the front page. Also, (more…)

Thanks to Josh Leuze who tipped me off to this, it looks like is finally going to receive an overhaul with a brand new site design. The new design sticks with the same basic color scheme but the overall site gives a refreshed look and feel. My corny joke (more…)

Two blogs which regularly feature WordPress content, and have been redesigned. Nathans new design features a green and blue color scheme while using white as the background color for the content. The design strikes me as different than most other WordPress focused sites. I’m not sure if I (more…)

WordCamp Central which is the home base for all WordCamps has recently been redesigned. The site now features a large header which clearly explains a WordCamp is, eight upcoming WordCamp events and my favorite feature, the WordCamp events scheduled around the world presented on a Google map. Clicking on any (more…)