wapuu

Crochet Your Own Wapuu with this Free Pattern

Just when you thought Wapuu had reached all corners of the globe, the friendly WordPress mascot has now invaded the world of handicrafts with a free crochet pattern for anyone up to the challenge. Siyana Raykovska, creator of Totally Hooked, a handmade toys e-commerce site, released the pattern on her (more…)

JSON API Now Available for WordPress Wapuu Archive

Yesterday, prolific WordPress plugin developer Takayuki Miyauchi launched a JSON API for the Wapuu archive via GitHub Pages. The new API allows developers to easily build applications that fetch the wapuus with their images and details: Miyauchi said he is looking forward to seeing applications, well-designed galleries, and games that (more…)

Limited Edition R2-Wapuu Will Debut at WordCamp London this Weekend

Last year WordCamp London introduced “Wapuunk,” its 1970’s punk style wapuu, to the world, igniting a new wapuu craze for WordCamps held in the Western hemisphere. The 2015 event had commemorative stickers printed along with a Wapuunk-embroidered scarf for attendees. Shortly thereafter, nearly every WordCamp organization team began designing their (more…)

WordCamp Miami Wapuuno Cards Now Available on GitHub

One of the challenges of organizing a WordCamp is coming up with general swag for the event that will delight attendees, as opposed to filling swag bags with cheap plastic junk. Organizers are also tasked with arranging a gift for speakers. WordCamp Miami, which will be entering its ninth year (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. Starting today and every Friday, I’ll share an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Beyond Imagination by (more…)

Wapuuavatar Featured Image

Out of the box, WordPress allows you to configure the default avatar that displays for commenters that don’t have one. The choices leave a lot to be desired. Thanks to a new plugin created by Lee Willis, called Wapuuvatar, you can replace default avatars with images of Wapuu. If you’re (more…)

Tavernpuu Featured Image

The Wapuu craze has spread far and wide. From its origin in Japan, to WordCamp London, and across the US, Wapuu has become quite the traveler. While the mascot has mostly represented WordCamps, site owners are creating a custom version of the mascot to represent their sites. Michelle Schulp, a (more…)