VoodooPress Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary By Giving Away T-Shirts


WordPress community site VoodooPress has recently turned one year old. To celebrate, they are giving away VoodooPress branded T-Shirts. They come at the cost of providing the site some social love by clicking on any of the social media icons on the site. Small price to pay for a chance at a T-Shirt. Congrats to Read More

500 Plugins To Possibly Be Purged From The Repository


It’s been awhile since we’ve had a discussion revolving around those three magic letters GPL. It looks like we’ll be talking about it again considering that somewhere around 500 plugins run the risk of being purged due to their incompatibility with GPLv2. There has been an ongoing discussion within the past 11 months regarding various Read More

New Ebook Released For WP Multisite


Sometimes, the most difficult task at hand when operating a website is locating the documentation that helps solve a problem. For those of you who have been looking for a WordPress Multisite reference book to help get you started, Mika Epstein and Andrea Rennick have co-authored a book specifically for WordPress Multisite. The book contains Read More

How To Search For 100% GPL Themes On Themeforest


Not long ago, Themeforest announced that theme authors would be able to choose a 100% GPL theme license. However, as a customer, it’s difficult to find where those 100% GPL licensed themes are located on the site. Upon browsing the Themeforest Marketplace, I could not find a category, tag, or link that would show me Read More

Alternatives For A Better Planet WordPress Feed


The WordPress Planet is a collection of WordPress centric websites that aggregate their content into one stream of information. In 2009, I proposed the idea of refocusing the dashboard so that it presented more WordPress Centric content. While some sites have been added and removed from the official Planet WordPress feed over the years, the Read More

10th Anniversary Interview With WordPress Co-Founder


WordPress developer Simon Dickson had the chance to sit down with WordPress co-founder Mike Little for about a half hour during their WordPress 10th anniversary party. This is one of the longest interviews with Mike that I’ve seen and it covers his history of using computers, programming, the beginnings of WordPress and several other topics. Read More

When Commercial Themes Bundle Commercial Plugins, Users Lose


Coen Jacobs developer for WooThemes has used his personal site to vent about commercial themes bundling commercial plugins. There were at least two themes hosted on the ThemeForest marketplace that were bundling commercial WooThemes plugins along with a copy of GravityForms. Those themes have been temporarily hidden from view by ThemeForest until they comply with Read More

Matt Cutts Switches From Thesis To Genesis


Matt Cutts, the public figure for the Google Webspam team has switched his site from using the Thesis theme to Genesis. Matt has used Thesis on his blog since April 26, 2009. I tried to figure out a way to get in touch with Matt to find out why he made the switch but from Read More

Matt Mullenweg On This Week In Startups


Plan to set aside about 1 hour and 38 minutes to watch both parts. Each is filled with a ton of good information and great dialogue. Topics covered include, GPL licensing, iOS controlling the marketplace for apps, what happened with Six Apart/MovableType, social networking replacing blogging, and much more. The interview took place at the Read More

The WordPress App Store – 1 Year Later


It was just a few years ago when the idea of creating an Apple like app store for plugins and themes was discussed throughout the community. This app store would not have to operate under the same guidelines as the official WordPress repositories and would feature the vast assortment of commercial options available. WP App Read More