Searching For A Better WordPress Search


On May 6th, the WordPress VIP team blog announced a new VIP service they’ll be offering centered around search. While at first it may be surprising that the default search in WordPress was not used in their latest project, the fact is, WordPress search in its current state can not perform complex search queries without Read More

No More Ad Free WPCandy


WPCandy has announced that they have launched a new service called Pressed Ads. While WPCandy was initially surviving ad free thanks to their Powered By System, reality has sunk in. Their powered by system will now be going in two directions, one for their readers and one for businesses. The unique advertising network will be Read More

Automattic Makes Second Investment – WPEngine


The big news over the past 24 hours is that Automattic has made their second investment, this time in a WordPress hosting company called WP Engine. WP Engine is a relatively new hosting company that manages WordPress.org installs for roughly 30,000 clients. The other side of the news is that a new partner program by Read More

WPMU Premium Now The PremiumPress


Back on February 27th 2009, I came across a unique looking WordPress MU theme where the entire site was like a Google map. It was called gMaps and was created by a company called WPMU Premium. That company has now re-branded into The PremiumPress. They have now made gMaps compatible with BuddyPress with a slew Read More

Forum VIP Membership Now Available


This post is outdated. Please see the following article for details regarding the WPTavern VIP membership. Why?: The VIP membership area of the forum will help me continue to do what I enjoy doing. That is, interacting with the WordPress community, writing about interesting things while at the same time, being able to pay my Read More

WordPress Weekly And The 100th Episode


Well, it only took (insert time period here) but the show itself will have produced 100 WPWeekly branded episodes after tomorrow. To celebrate the occasion, there will be plenty of prizes to give away. In no particular order, here are the prizes donated graciously by their respected owners. Milan Petrovic of Dev4Press.com has donated two Read More

Intro/Outro Needed For WPWeekly


Now that I can play pre-recorded audio over the air, I think it’s time the show gets its own intro and outro sections. But before I go trailblazing, I wanted to open it up to hear what other people could do if given the opportunity. Here is what I’m looking for. Introduction which says the Read More

R.I.P. WP-Pro Mailing List


Those of you who counted on the WP-Pro mailing list to either post jobs or receive job offers will be disappointed with the news that the mailing list is going away. Announced by Jane Wells on August 18th, the list will be de-activated at the end of this week. Let’s face it: when someone says Read More