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SilverLight Application For Exploring WordPress Hooks

Need help finding the right hook within WordPress? Thanks to PressCoders.com, the job of finding that hook just became much easier with a newly developed resource called WordPress Hook Explorer or WHeX. WHeX is an application built on top of Silverlight 4.0 which means you’ll need to have the Silverlight extension installed within your browser

AtD For OpenOffice Updated

Raphael has released an updated version of the After The Deadline extension for OpenOffice that fixes a bug that prevented OpenOffice from applying AtD to non-English (US) documents. Instead of using en_GB, en_UK was used instead, creating the problem. The new version also cleans up the AtD Service option where trailing slashes from URLs are

Beta Team Being Established For WordPress iOS

While WordPress for the iPhone 2.6 is almost ready to be released Chris Boyd announced that the iOS team is putting together a beta team for the project. Team members will receive releases before they reach the public’s hands for testing in order to fix bugs proactively rather than having to release a bug fix

Cutline Dropped On WordPress.com In Favor Of Coraline

While I don’t normally write about WordPress.com happenings at WPTavern.com, the removal of Cutline for a new theme called Coraline is making headlines, and rightly so. The first reason why this is such a big story is because the Cutline theme was developed by Chris Pearson a few years ago. The same Chris Pearson that

Looking For Guest Posts For September

In a few weeks, I’ll be on vacation from September 5th to September 11th. During this time, I won’t be available to write or publish anything which is why I’m asking for volunteers to write guest posts. What I’m looking for are user guides, plugin reviews, tutorials, regarding WordPress, BuddyPress, bbPress, etc. WPTavern.com gets on

HostGator Now Has QuickInstall

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 same functionality as Fantastico. However,

Which OpenCamp WordPress Presentation Do You Want To Hear?

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 to you let you pick

It Took Houston Four Years

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 Matt himself. If you’re lucky,

Matt On The WP-Community Podcast

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 far thanks to the various

WordPress Is More Functional Over Time

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. Based on the graph published