Supportdash, a company specializing in providing customer support for WordPress developers has published an infographic that highlights the state of WordPress themes. Their survey pretty much has nothing to do with the design of the themes themselves but of trends, where are they being sold, the marketplace, and their support (more…)

NextGEN Gallery is one of the most popular WordPress plugins in the repository and has been for a long time. The last time I checked, it was closing in on over 8 million downloads. However, the latest release of the plugin has caused grief for many people as evidenced by (more…)

In an effort to figure out where resources should be applied to improve the documentation efforts of the WordPress project, there is an open survey that will be ongoing for the next few weeks. The survey is composed of 12, easy to answer questions which shouldn’t take longer than 5 (more…)

CodePoet has published a great interview with WordPress support extraordinaire , Mika Epstein also known as Ipstenu. The interview covers the basics of how she got involved with the web and WordPress. While the interview is great, I’ll take her last words as a great piece of advice. Remember to (more…)

WordPress 3.5 has finally arrived thanks in part to the many people who have volunteered their time to make it happen. Over the next few days, users will be reporting problems and errors that they run into via the support forum. As with every major release, Ipstenu and the (more…)

While WooThemes was experiencing a crisis that involved the loss of 6 months of data along with their main website going offline, they still managed to provide great customer service. During the entire ordeal, WooThemes kept customers and the public updated with what they knew and what they were doing (more…)

Created two months ago, the support forums has added a new section specifically for those that install and or use WordPress on a localhost. Installing WordPress onto a PC or Mac that can be used locally without an internet connection can at times become quite the endeavor. Thankfully, there (more…)

Looks like there’s an exploit going around that appears to be similar in nature to the TimThumb vulnerability. If you noticed a bunch of “Cannot Redeclare” errors when browsing your website recently with eval code, chances are you’ve become a victim of this attack. Jeff Starr of and co-author (more…)

James Huff has published a list of this years WordPress support forum all-stars on 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…)