WordPress To Be More Tumblr Like


What’s that sound? It’s a cannon ball being shot over the bow of Tumblr. The big discussion point over the past two days has revolved around a new feature slated to hit WordPress 3.1 called Post Formats. Otto as well as Mark Jaquith do a great job explaining what these are. To make a long 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

Review – The WP101 Plugin


The WP 101 Tutorial Plugin is a combined effort by Shawn Hesketh and Mark Jaquith. The premise of the plugin is simple, to showcase video tutorials of WordPress from within the back-end of WordPress. After using the plugin and watching a few videos, I think it delivers on all levels. A view of the player Read More

DevPress Plans To Launch Plugin/Theme Review Service


Well this is interesting. The team behind DevPress are planning to launch a plugin/theme review service. During the first phase of the launch, efforts will focus on theme reviews only. Justin Tadlock mentions that one of the driving factors behind the decision to launch the service is to fill the voids that exist with the Read More

WordPress Dev Chat For 3-25-10


New Header WordPress 3.0 will feature a lighter header in the WordPress back-end instead of the black one we are used to seeing. There will also be a lighter blue header. There will also be a new icon created for the Network menu. Multiple Post Thumbnails Mark Jaquith is in charge of this feature and 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

Ask Mark!


WordPress core developer Mark Jaquith has started a new practice on his website where visitors will be able to use a question submission form to ask Mark anything having to do with WordPress. It could be a question regarding WordPress, usage, security, or development issues. From time to time, Mark will be publishing the chosen Read More

Plugin And Theme Devs Have Reason To Celebrate


A topic of discussion that’s popped up numerous times within the WP Hackers Mailing List as well as other places throughout the community is when WordPress would stop supporting PHP version 4 and move up to version 5. Well, the good news for all WordPress theme and plugin developers is here in that starting with Read More