Major Pricing Changes At WooThemes


*Updated August 5th* WooThemes has published a follow up post that explains in more detail the reasoning behind the first post. It also contains apologies and although we could argue on whether their choice to customers should have been to opt-in or opt-out, the choice is there for customers regardless, which didn’t exist before. Lots Read More

Wait Is Over – 3.6 Now Available For Download


After a long, frustrating, development cycle, WordPress 3.6 Oscar is now available to the public. This release doesn’t have the Post Formats UI but it does contain a number of great features such as built-in video and audio support, a completely revamped UI for Post Revisions, 2013 Theme that utilizes Post Formats, Post Locking and Read More

The Daily Plugin “Power Stacks” – My Shortcodes with Random Text


Today I am going to start what I hope is a semi-regularly occurring feature segment of The Daily Plugin series called “Plugin Power Stacks” where I will show a “Trick” or “Hack” for a few plugins that work together to get some added functionality out of your WordPress installation, whether that be in content creation, Read More

WordPress 3.8 – Taking The Default Theme Further


One of the announcements from WordCamp San Francisco was the decision to use Further as the default theme for WordPress 3.8 dubbed 2014. Since the day I discovered Further, I’ve been trying to figure out how I could make the theme work for WPTavern.com. The things I like most about it is the layout, the Read More

Pods – What Happened After The Kickstarter Campaign?


Recently, two WordPress development companies announced big name hires. The first was John James Jacoby leaving Automattic to join the WordPress development agency 10UP. The second, is Scott Kingsley Clark who has been hired by WebDevStudios most widely known throughout the WordPress community as the man behind the popular Pods Framework plugin. If you remember Read More

Mollom – The Akismet Alternative?


If we were playing a game of Family Feud and they asked the question, What word comes to mind when you hear about WordPress and Spam? I bet Akismet would be the top answer. However, Akismet is not for everyone. There are alternatives and today, I’m happy to report that one of those alternatives has Read More

Plugin Review – Simple Comment Editing


Long time readers of this website will know that I love everything about the Ajax Edit Comments plugin by Ronald Huereca. In a nutshell, Ajax Edit Comments gave registered and anonymous users the opportunity to edit their own comments within a specific amount of time. The idea was inspired by Digg. Despite the vast array Read More

ManageWP Has Something Brewing – What Is It?


I recently stumbled upon a new project that ManageWP is creating called ManageWP.org. There is not a lot of information regarding what the new project will be but judging by the images alone, my best guess would be a responsive, content aggregation website around a specific topic. Which topic that is, I don’t know. When Read More

A Different Perspective On WordCamp Columbus 2013


WordCamp Columbus Ohio 2013 has come and gone but I wanted to point you to an article highlighting the experience from someone who was in a wheelchair. Her experience comes from a perspective that not all of us share. Thankfully, she had a great experience overall and was delighted to see that the room dedicated Read More

Behind The Scenes Of The Collections Theme


The Theme Foundry recently released a brand new commercial theme into the market called Collections. Collections is a beautiful theme that puts all of the focus on the content. I’m used to seeing themes with a left or right sidebar with widgets in the footer but this theme doesn’t have those. This theme artfully showcases Read More

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