Widget Visibility – When Do We Get That?


WordPress.com users now have a feature available to them that should have been in the core of WordPress a long time ago. They call it, Widget Visibility. Users can either hide or show widgets based on category, author, tag, date, or page. This covers the most common use cases without having a need to use Read More

Interview With Lance Willett This Saturday


Today, I’ve done something that I haven’t done in a long time and that is schedule an episode of WordPress Weekly. This Saturday, I’ll be interviewing Lance Willett who is head of the theme wrangler team for Automattic. We’ll be discussing all sorts of stuff related to themes including the big news of last week Read More

Big Congratulations To Ian Stewart


For those that follow Ian Stewart on Twitter, you know that he recently quit his job. He continuously hinted to something bigger happening in his life. Today, we learn what that something is. Ian Stewart has become the newest member of the Automattic team. Today marks the first day of my employment as a Theme Read More

Name Your Dream Theme Team


Automattic recently hired yet another theme wrangler to join their theme team that they are putting together. His name is Lance Willett. I’m stoked about my position as “Theme Wrangler” with Automattic. I’ll be working on web design and development projects, mostly revolving around themes and WordPress.com. I’m sure I’ll also use my Spanish and Read More

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 Read More