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Some folks in the WordPress community were bummed when they found out that Alex King, the guy behind Crowd Favorite announced that he was going to shut down his side project, WordPress HelpCenter because it never gained the traction with developers that Alex was aiming for. This also provided Alex (more…)

Well, here is something you don’t get to read every day. Byrne Reese who was the former product manager of Movable Type and TypePad as well as an employee of Six Apart from 2004-2008 wrote a great article outlining the various facets that have contributed to the success of WordPress. (more…)

While there has been a drought in WordPress Weekly, there is a brand new WordPress centric podcast to take a listen to called daWP show. The podcast is in it’s beginning stages with two episodes completed with another on the way. The show is produced by Josh Feck and covers (more…)

Andrew Nacin who many in the WordPress community know as a house hold name by now has published a retrospective post into his first year heavily involved with WordPress development since his first patch was submitted. One of the most encouraging lines within hist post is the following: I’ve learned (more…)

Matt Mullenweg who every now and then publishes a long essay did so today on his personal site Ma.tt, talking about version 1.0 of software and how it’s the loneliest number. In the post, he mentions how Apple is not afraid to release a first gen product that contained flaws (more…)

The largest search engine for work-from-home and freelance jobs DoNanza has released their quarterly State of the Work-From-Home and Freelancing Economy trends report. Based on their findings, WordPress is still the king when it comes to demand for use in projects as it had six times the amount of projects (more…)

Once again, the discussion of WordPress and Easter eggs has popped up on the WP-Hackers mailing list. This time, it was a story shared by Eric Mann regarding a client of his who thought their website was hacked after accidentally triggering the Easter egg where you compare a revision to (more…)

This is an interview with Anthony Montalbano who is one of the main reasons why WordCamp Detroit was able to take place this year, a first for Michigan. In this interview, I ask Anthony what was the largest hurdle he had to jump over in order to make the event (more…)

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the folks over at PollDaddy.com for sponsoring my trip to WordCamp Detroit. Without their support, I would not have been able to attend. If you’re looking for an easy to use service to poll your readers or conduct surveys, definitely give them (more…)

As you’re reading this, I’m currently on my way to North West Detroit for WordCamp Detroit that’s taking place this weekend. Luckily for me, a person canceled at the last minute and I was able to pick up the ticket. Based on the schedule of speakers and presentations, it looks (more…)

I’ve been writing about WordPress since 2007 and since then, I’ve seen a number of websites about WordPress come and go. Like many of you, I’m a fan of all these different websites and enjoy reading their points of view. Some of them even have breaking stories from time to (more…)

I’m a day late and a dollar short on this story but it’s great to see Microsoft migrate their users to a robust platform that is actively developed rather than shutting down their doors without providing their users any recourse. Upon reading a lot of feedback on the deal, it’s (more…)