As has been mentioned by a few other people and websites, namely WPHacks.com, WordPress 2.7 is a milestone in its own right. In his post, Kyle mentions how long it had been since 2.7.1 was released essentially confirming how well the beta testing phase went for the release of WordPress (more…)

With the release of WordPress 2.8 pushed back now to April 1st, (dates are always tentative) I decided to download the nightly build for March 7th and wanted to take a look to see what sort of progress has been made. At this point, no widget management features have been (more…)

Remember the WordPress Shop? If you forgot about it, don’t worry as I did too considering I haven’t seen much news come out of the store for quite awhile. Well, thanks to a Tavern forum thread started by community member Brad Williams entitled, Best Place To Get WordPress Gear? I (more…)

About two weeks ago, as I was browsing through my favorite bookstore Borders and I was delighted to see that WordPress For Dummies the Second Edition is now available on book shelves. I picked up the book and started reading various parts and I have to admit, it was hard (more…)

For those unable to attend WordCamp Denver, there’s good news. Starting at 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM PST at Bitwire Live on Saturday, February 28, 2009 there will be a live video stream of WordCamp Denver featuring yours truly, Lorelle Van Fossen and Dave Moyer. The stream includes both video (more…)

Ryan Imel of Themeplayground.com has published a compilation of Who’s who in the WordPress community with 50 people you should be following. Guess what, I and this site made the list. I’d be lying if I said I weren’t flattered with being featured in the list. Truth be told, I’m (more…)

Community Member Brad recently made me aware of a video on WordPress.TV which contained Matt Mullenwegs Keynote session at WordCamp Germany. In this keynote, Matt discusses a wide range of things such as the history of WordPress/B2, Feature requests for 2.8, confirmed features for WordPress 2.8, unveiling of P2 (Prologue (more…)

Just wondering if it’s time to wipe the slate clean on the WordPress Ideas site to start over? The reason being is that the top five most popular ideas are ideas which were submitted over two years ago. If you ask me, this looks bad as it tends to lean (more…)

Episode 42 of WordPress Weekly which fell on the same day as Friday the 13th contained a round table discussion where we talked about the various events or circumstances that would need to take place in order for WordPress to meet its demise. Although in the end, none us believed (more…)

Ever hear that saying, “All good things must come to an end“? All things end, even good things. Even though WordPress is the number one blogging platform across the web today, at some point, it will have to claim a number other than one. So with that in mind on (more…)

Just moments ago, WordPress 2.7.1 was released to the public. This releases contains 68 fixed tickets. Nothing really in the way of features as this is more like a maintenance release. To upgrade if you’re using WordPress 2.7, browse to TOOLS-UPGRADE and click on the upgrade button. I would still (more…)