Randy Hoyt demonstrates how to use many of the image-related features and functions in WordPress: * configuring your media settings for your theme * using gallery shortcodes * the mysterious “Post URL” button explained * template files for attachments * adding featured images to your theme * using get_posts to (more…)

The author of Beginning WordPress 3 shows you WordPress’s best-kept secrets, including: * 10 unpublicized feeds * the members-only content feature no one’s using * 2 simple template tags that give you complete control over styles, from whole categories to individual posts * 2 lines of code that add Flickr-style (more…)

This is a guest blog post written by Joachim Kudish, author of the blog, http://jkudish.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter. WordCamp Montreal 2010 was held on (August 28th and 29th) in Downtown Montreal (at the UQAM Coeur des Sciences venue). The two-day conference was a success with over (more…)

I think it’s time that not only do I inform new readers but remind long time visitors that this site is my home and you’re just a guest. The WPTavern.com about page does a decent job of explaining how this site came to be and what its purpose is. WPTavern (more…)

It’s that time of year again to nominate WordPress for the Packt Open Source Awards for 2010. Nominations were opened up on August 9th and will close on September 17th. The top five projects with the most nominations in each category will move on to the final stage of voting. (more…)

Those of you who counted on the WP-Pro mailing list to either post jobs or receive job offers will be disappointed with the news that the mailing list is going away. Announced by Jane Wells on August 18th, the list will be de-activated at the end of this week. Let’s (more…)

Ozh of PlanetOzh.com has a great post filled with tidbits of information he has gathered from mining 54 different WordPress releases ranging from 0.7.1 to 3.0.1. Not surprisingly, WordPress continues to have more functions added to it as time moves along. As of 3.0.1, WordPress has 3,240 PHP functions defined. (more…)

If you haven’t been listening to the WordPress Community Podcast, you ought to tune into the previous episode as well as the upcoming episode slated for Tuesday, August 17th as both feature an interview with Matt Mullenweg. In the interview, Matt talks about the changes that have taken place so (more…)

Before they had a WordCamp to call their own. Hard to believe that considering Houston is the birth place for at least half of WordPress that it’s only now that a WordCamp was created in the area. Culturemap.com has a great writeup of the event including a few quotes from (more…)

In two weeks, I’ll be on a plane heading to Dallas, Texas to take part in OpenCa.mp, the event that brings people from Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal together under one roof. Instead of randomly picking one WordPress specific presentation to record for playback through the WordPress Weekly stream, I’ve decided (more…)

HostGator who I know a lot of you use for hosting WordPress powered websites now has a new toy for you to play with that makes installing WordPress quick and easy with no uploading required. It’s called QuickInstall and is a custom developed script by HostGator that performs practically the (more…)