Andrew Nacin – One Year Later


Andrew Nacin who many in the WordPress community know as a house hold name by now has published a retrospective post into his first year heavily involved with WordPress development since his first patch was submitted. One of the most encouraging lines within hist post is the following: I’ve learned what it means to have Read More

Narrowly Escaping WordPress 3.0.6


WordPress 3.0.5 was released the other day to address a couple of issues dealing with security and untrusted user accounts. While those issues were addressed, it was soon discovered that one of the security fixes for 3.0.5 created another problem of stripping HTML on display from people with the unfiltered_html capability. Instead of fixing that Read More

WordPress Swag Store Open For Christmas Shopping


Just in time for the holidays, the WordPress Swag store has reopened. There are two things worth noticing. The first is that the link does not point to WP SwagStore which is where the original store called home. The second is that the new store is running on Joomla. It was shocking to me as Read More

Who’s Right? Network Solutions Or Matt


I haven’t had the time to write about much WordPress news lately but after reading the post published on the WordPress developer blog regarding Network Solutions, it might have been for the best. There have been a number of WordPress based sites hosted on Network Solutions that have had their databases compromised but overall, the Read More

SFGate On The White Screen Of Death


The White Screen Of Death. How many of you have seen it? Chances are, just about everyone who visits WPTavern on a daily basis has at one time, seen the WsOD or have created it. The error is not caused by a single mistake but can be caused by any number of ways. The most Read More

Automatically Correcting The WordPress Mistake


Wondering If The Wrong Logo Is Auto Corrected 🙂 Who would have guessed that automatically correcting the use of WordPress within the post title and content areas would cause such a flurry of activity. I’ll try to summarize the points of discussion up to this point. In WordPress 3.0, folks can no longer incorrectly misspell Read More