Gust Plugin Brings the Ghost Admin Panel Into WordPress


The Ghost open source blogging project had an interesting path to get to where it is today. John O’Nolan, the project’s creator, originally introduced the idea of his pure blogging platform as a “WordPress-lite fork.” After a great deal of deliberation, O’Nolan decided not to fork WordPress and instead opted to built his application on Read More

TimThumb Vulnerability Bites Another Victim


For the second time in two years, Dan Tynans website, eSarcasm.com has been hacked, this time with code that redirected referrals from Google, Yahoo and other search engines to Viagra ad sites. After conducting a thorough security review with Code Garage.com, an online security scanning website similar to Securi, they discovered that the point of Read More

Critical Update For WooThemes Customers


As if WooThemes.com being attacked was not bad enough, there is also a critical security issue that’s been fixed in the latest release of the WooFramework. The issue dealt with the shortcode generator. The latest version (and most likely many previous versions) of the WooThemes WooFramework has a bug that allows any website visitor to Read More

How WordPress Changed The Career Of Eric Karkovack


Short post on how WordPress changed the career of Eric Karkovack. I imagine similar designers/developers feel the same way he does. Of course, WordPress isn’t the only powerful CMS out there. You may enjoy working with different platforms. No matter what you’re using to build websites, the modern tools we have available are making us Read More

WordPress Projects Still In Huge Demand


The largest search engine for work-from-home and freelance jobs DoNanza has released their quarterly State of the Work-From-Home and Freelancing Economy trends report. Based on their findings, WordPress is still the king when it comes to demand for use in projects as it had six times the amount of projects when compared with Joomla and Read More

GPL Drinking On The WP Community Podcast


Due to some scheduling conflicts with their original guests, I was invited to participate on the WordPress Community Podcast hosted by Yoast and Frederick Townes. In this episode, we spent the majority of time talking about the GPL. It was good timing since Grant Griffiths of the Headway theme was also part of the show. Read More

Review Of Evenflow By SimpleThemes.com


At A Glance: Evenflow is a great looking WordPress theme from a new commercial theme company called SimpleThemes run by Casey Lee. Casey has experience in the commercial theme market as he used to run Joomlashack which was a Joomla commercial theme company. Evenflow features a content slider, dynamic layouts, built in ad management, and 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

Become Proficient With Joomla, Drupal, Or WordPress With OSTraining


Here on WPTavern.com, I’m surprised by how many new companies I discover from the mere fact of them purchasing advertising on the site. One such company is Open Source Training. This is a company that specializes in training corporations with skills relating to Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress. To get more information on what this company Read More