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There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Terrible Software John James Jacoby explains why (more…)

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A few years ago, there was an important discussion within the WordPress community on whether Easter eggs should be in WordPress or not. Specifically, the Matrix style Easter egg which appeared when a post revision was compared to itself. It wasn’t long after the discussion when plugins started showing up (more…)

Over at Design Is Philosophy, Morten Rand-Hendriksen raised the question if after 10 years, is it time to fork WordPress? The gist of the post is an argument/discussion that’s been made over the years at different times. It boils down to figuring out a way to remove all the stuff (more…)

Andrew Nacin one of the WordPress core developers highlighted a philosophy that WordPress follows by providing decisions, not options. One of the documents linked to in the article points to the WordPress Release Philosophy and more notably, the section of text by GNOME contributor Havoc Pennington. It turns out that (more…)

The annual WordPress core team meetup has concluded and thanks to Jane Wells, we are able to read into some of the things that were discussed during the meetup. I highly encourage you to read the first recap post and then read recap number 2. It’s these types of meetings (more…)

Joe Pawlikowski is the editor of, a site that helps BlackBerry users get the most out of their devices offering tips and reviews on everything from games to BlackBerry car mounts. You can also follow them on Twitter. If you still own a BlackBerry smartphone, you might feel behind (more…)

As WordPress becomes a mature piece of publishing software, more things are being added to the kitchen sink. Some features are great while others, not so much. As WordPress adds more features, how many of you have found yourself using plugins or convoluted ways to disable or remove the functionality (more…)

Today is the day many within the WordPress community have been waiting for. The release of WordPress 3.0. The new release contains menu management, a new default theme, custom post types and taxonomies, bulk upgrader, multi-site capabilities and more. Michael Pick produced a short video summary of the new features (more…)

Today, WordPress turns 7 years old. I’ve been using WordPress since 2007 which is only a few years ago. I always enjoy hearing the stories from those who were on board with WordPress since the day it was created by a fork of b2. I suppose those folks can be (more…)

WPBeginner has a great writeup of what we can look forward to in WordPress 3.0. Of course there is the merge of WordPress MU into WordPress, the awesome Woo Navigation menus, a new default theme, and custom post types just to name a few. WordPress 3.0 has a tentative release (more…)