For those who didn’t get a chance to listen to episode 50 of the WordCast Podcast, you missed Kym Huynh’s awesome WordPress Rap. So, he’s been a trooper and sent me the mp3 file which you can download and take a listen to. It definitely fits the bill for being (more…)

I’ve been in talks with Brian Layman for a long time with regards to doing a WordPress meetup in the northern Ohio area. Ever since I attended my first WordCamp in Dallas, TX I’ve been wanting to tap into that experience, what better way to do that than a WordPress (more…)

WPWebHost which is a webhosting company specializing in hosting WordPress powered websites has put their design finalists on display for their respective categories. Now it’s up to us to vote for the winner. The categories range from clean and minimalist to grunge. Notable websites within this design contest include Joost (more…)

First off, Lyceum is the answer to the trivia question I presented in episode 49 of WordPress Weekly. More importantly, Lyceum is the name of the open-source software project developed by ibiblio. Its development is synchronous with WordPress although as it stands, development has pretty much been at a standstill (more…)

Cathy Perkins who operates the website, The WordPress Wizard will be our special guest on the 50th episode of WordPress Weekly Friday, April 10th. We’ll be discussing general WordPress topics with Cathy including maintenance, backup and recovery, traffic analysis, and other WordPress related topics. This episode is aimed at the (more…)

At about this time every year, the folks over at Webware present their Webware 100 finalists on which to vote on to see who will take the crown in their respective category. In 2008, WordPress was the winner of the publishing category. This year, the category is called Social Networking (more…)

In this special Saturday edition of WordPress Weekly, David and I had the chance to interview Joost De Valk of Yoast.com. During the interview, we discussed plugin development, WordPress SEO, why Joost has not created his own SEO plugin, his thoughts on some of the WordPress Google Summer Of Code (more…)

As per a conversation in the WordPress IRC Development channel discussing the GSoC project revolving around creating a theme framework. okay, fine, you guys have convinced me. I’m doing this for GSoC lol the NEW kubrick perhaps you can change the future, and wrong matt on his prediction he said (more…)

As per Bradley Potter on Twitter. If Content Management Systems were operating systems then WordPress would be Mac OS X, Joomla would be Windows and Drupal would be Linux. @bradleypotter

If you’re involved with the WordPress project, chances are you already know that at about this time every year, the WordPress guys announce a series of projects for the Google Summer Of Code which is an annual event aimed at providing accepted students the chance to work with Mentors for (more…)

Scott Berkun who has been blogging for a LONG time recently published his own review centered around WordPress 2.7. As a mostly non-practicing geek, I don’t write much code or touch command lines often, so despite my CS degree, I don’t trust myself and I wait to do this until (more…)

The folks over at CMSWire.com have a great writeup on the 100 hours to build a website challenge that took place at SxSW. A team of developers from Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress got together to build a website based on a specific list of specifications and design. At the end, (more…)