WordUp – A Fork Of WordCamp

If you’re anywhere near the Edinburgh area around October 22nd, make a pit stop to an event they are calling WordUp Edinburgh. According to the event website, this un-conference will mimic the WordCamp model in that there will be presentations with attendance being free. However, there are only going to be 50 spots available for Read More

New Feature Pointers Slated For WordPress 3.3

Theme.FM has a great writeup explaining one of the new features that is slated to arrive with WordPress 3.3 called Pointers. These pointers appear to show the end user some information related to a new feature. However, it looks as though in future versions of WordPress, there will be an API built around pointers which Read More

Plugin Quality Not Plugin Quantity

Ryan Imel of WPCandy.com has published an editorial that has sparked yet another good discussion. This time, the focus is on the misnomer that it’s better to keep your active plugin count as low as possible to avoid problems. I’ve been down this road before. In at least a couple of the WordCamps I’ve attended Read More

Sara Cannon On Responsive Web Design From WordCamp Boston

Within the past few weeks, I’ve noticed the term ‘Responsive‘ showing up everywhere, especially as it relates to WordPress 3.3 and the administrative area. Having no idea what this term meant, I got in touch with Sara Cannon to figure it out. Unfortunately (or fortunately), she is pretty busy helping with making the back-end of Read More

Technosailor Explains How WordPress Subversion Is Organized

Aaron Brazell who heads up Technosailor.com has published a primer on how WordPress Subversion is organized. The primer explains trunk, branches, and tags with regards to what they mean for developing WordPress. Also worthy of reading is Andrew Nacins comment located under the article as he offers more clarification on the use of branches.

BuddyPress Skeleton Component Upgraded To Version 1.6

One of the coolest things about BuddyPress is that when it was developed by Andy Peatling, he made sure to put in a considerable amount of effort into creating a BuddyPress Starter theme as well as a BuddyPress starter plugin. Knowing that those two things would be often used as the beginning stages of a Read More

bbPress 2.0 Stable Now Available

After a long time in development, bbPress 2.0 stable has been given the green light. While new version releases are exciting, this particular one for bbPress is especially so as it is a total rethink of how bbPress runs, integrates, and functions as a forums plugin instead of stand-alone software. If you’re already using an Read More

First Patch Into WordPress By Coen Jacobs

I have no idea what it feels like to get a patch committed into WordPress where millions will take advantage of it but it has to feel pretty darn good. At least that’s what it seems like according to Coen Jacobs who recently had his first patch added to the core of WordPress. Congrats Coen. Read More

WordPress Has A Smaller Community Than Either Drupal Or Joomla

WordPress has a smaller community than either Drupal or Joomla, so you may not find be able to find the help you need. – Not sure who could agree with that statement, especially after reading this report which is about a year old but most likely, still relevant. Regardless of the report, I’d love to Read More

Reasons Not To Upgrade WordPress

I love the concept behind this list. WordCamp Orange County organizer and WordPress developer Brandon Dover has compiled a list featuring some of the craziest excuses he’s heard for not upgrading WordPress. However, the list also includes reasons that have been submitted by readers. As of this writing, there are 23 reasons listed. My favorites Read More

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