Why Post By Email Is Still Available In WordPress


It’s that time of year again. The process of finding mentors, projects, and students is underway for the 2014 edition of the Google Summer of Code. One of the successful projects from last years event is the Post by Email plugin by Kat Hagan. The plugin was supposed to replace the feature in WordPress 3.7. Read More

Bad Attitudes Are Not Welcome


Tom McFarlin of 8Bit has written a piece entitled The WordPress Community Needs an Attitude Adjustment and while I agree with the overall point of needing to just be nicer to each other, his post generates a lot of different thoughts and emotions inside of me. On the one hand, I read Tom’s post and Read More

Please Don’t Use The Post Title As A Hyperlink


While reading a discussion that was being had by the folks who populate the WordPress Hackers Mailing list regarding the difference between the aside and status post formats, Mike Schinkel commented on a practice that I think needs to be stopped. I’ve been noticing that some themers have decided to implement “link” post formats such Read More

Sites, Blogs, Networks Oh My


Andrew Nacin who is one of the core developers of WordPress has published a post that should have come with a package of Tylenol. The post goes into the reasons behind why the terminology within WordPress MU was changed and why it’s created a soup of confusion. I’ve read the post three times in a Read More

WordPress Dev Chat For 5-20-10


General RC Readiness RC readiness could be better. However, a big punt is needed but 3.0 is now under 100 tickets. The blockers are under control. Menus are looking good now that the IE issues are fixed. The rest of the menu tickets are trivial and if needed, can be punted. JohnONolan will be submitting Read More

WooThemes Has And Will Continue To Get Credit


I have no idea what the reasoning is behind the following post but David Perel seems to think that WooThemes needs to be given more credit for their contribution to WordPress 3.0 in the form of their WooNav system. If we rewind back to when the announcement was made that WordPress would finally have a Read More