Category Archives: Web Tutorials

ManageWP Is Now Integrated Into cPanel With SiteGround Hosting

ManageWP announced today that it has made its way into cPanel on sites hosted with SiteGround via their new hosting partnership program. SiteGround customers will now find a Manage

WordCamp Miami Adds BuddyCamp to 2014 Event

Over the weekend, WordCamp Miami announced a date change for the 5th anniversary event. It’s now pushed up to to May 9-11, 2014. BuddyPress designers, developers and enthusi

Matt Mullenweg Takes On New Role As CEO of Automattic

photo credit: LeWeb 2010 After celebrating his 30th birthday this weekend, Matt Mullenweg announced that he has accepted a new role as CEO of Automattic. Toni Schneider joined Aut

Rant On WordPress Photography Themes Raises Concerns For Consumers

Peter Adams who runs the site WP Photog has published a rant against Photography based WordPress themes that is filled with interesting things to consider, especially for consumers

WP Updates Settings: An Admin UI For Configuring WordPress Updates

One of the most exciting features in WordPress 3.7 was the ability for WordPress to stay up to date through automatic background updates. However, WordPress provides no easy way t

Configure When WordPress Plugins Load With Plugin Organizer

Near the end of episode 133 of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch mentioned a new plugin that caught his eye called Plugin Organizer developed by Jeff Sterup. This plugin enables three

Why WordPress Theme Authors Still Need to Specify BuddyPress Compatibility

When BuddyPress 1.7 was released in April 2013, the most anticipated new feature was WordPress theme compatibility. This marked a turning point in BuddyPress history and meant tha

Data.gov Is Using WordPress and All the Code is Open Source

The US Government’s Data.gov website is a beautiful implementation of WordPress. The site provides a library of the government’s open data for anyone to use: Here you

Easily Add Buttons, Boxes, and Columns To Content With These 3 WordPress Plugins

While browsing the ThemeHybrid support forums, I came across an individual who shared a project he was working on called WP-Editor. While the plugin is not called WP-Editor, there

WordPress Managed Host NodeKi Goes Bust: No Refunds For Lifetime Customers

As of February 1st, 2014, NodeKi Managed WordPress hosting company will be shutting down, citing their lifetime plans as a contributing factor. The NodeKi management team sent out

Blogly: A Free Personal Blogging Theme For WordPress

Blogly is a new flat style, responsive WordPress theme designed for personal blogging. The design sports bright colors and a traditional blog layout with a left sidebar. Blogly res

Google Releases Its First Plugin For WordPress Publishers

Google released its first plugin for self-hosted WordPress sites today. Google Publisher is now in beta and available on WordPress.org. The WordPress community is invited to test i

Official Git Mirror Now Available for WordPress Core Development Repository

Andrew Nacin announced official git mirrors for WordPress this afternoon on the WordPress make/core development blog. These are read-only mirrors that correspond to the WordPress c

Push Notifications From WordPress To Mac Via Push Monkey

When OS X Mavericks was released, one of the new features added to the operating system was Safari Push Notifications. The notifications use the new Apple Push Notifications servic

Tax Day Release: WordPress 3.9 to Drop on April 15

The date for the WordPress 3.9 release has now been set for April 15th, which coincides with tax day in the US. American developers may want to do their taxes early, because the 3.

Aesop Storytelling Engine Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Last week Nick Haskins introduced his open source storytelling plugin for WordPress. The proof of concept allows publishers to create big, visual posts with multimedia storytelling

Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Screwing Up When Contributing To WordPress

In the WordPress 3.9 development chat that was held on Wednesday, January 15th, a number of topics were discussed ranging from features that people are working on to announcing the

Fullby: A Free Magazine Theme For WordPress Based on Bootstrap

Fullby is a beautiful new free WordPress theme released last week, created by designer Andrea Marchetti. The theme is fully responsive, based on Bootstrap and features a grid style