Friendly Reminder About The WordPress Domain Trademark


While reading press releases about new WordPress services or plugins, I’ll occasionally discover that their website uses the full term of WordPress in their domain name. According to the domain policy, this is a violation of the WordPress trademark unless they have explicit permission. A couple days ago, I came across one such site which Read More

The Daily Plugin: Just Uno, Custom Bulk Edit, WP Bouncer


As everyone makes their way back from WordCamp SF, it’s time to get back to business with another edition of The Daily Plugin. Today we’ve got a number of plugins worth taking a second look at. Remember that these plugins are not endorsements, reviews or even a thumbs up. They are a sampling of some Read More

My First Ever WordCamp San Francisco Experience


Since I started writing about WordPress in 2007, WordCamp San Francisco has been labeled as the grandest WordCamp of them all. It’s where the first event of its kind took place which started a revolution in WordPress meetups. Unfortunately, I’ve been unable to attend any WordCamps in the San Francisco until this year. The following Read More

Matt Mullenweg Participates In Reddit IAmA


Reddit plays host to events called AMA or Ask Me Anything. In this instance, Matt Mullenweg participated in a version classified as IAmA. Basically, /r/IAmA is a place to interview people, but in a new way. “IAmA” is the traditional way of beginning the description of who you are; “AMA” is the traditional way of Read More

WP.com Gets A Trophy Case – Is WP.org Next?


Automattic employee Isaac Keyet published an interesting tweet yesterday that showed off a WordPress.com Trophy case that was custom made. The trophy case displays all of your achievements on WordPress.com and looks like the following. I find this to be particularly interesting because I remember Toni Schneider saying in a presentation or in an interview, Read More

The Return Of WordPress Weekly


Beginning this Friday at 9P.M. Eastern, I’ll be back behind the microphone providing you with the news of the week around the WordPress ecosystem. I’ll also be interviewing some of the smartest people in the WordPress community that are making things happen. Unlike the previous episodes which were all conducted on Talkshoe.com, these will be Read More

WP-ABTesting – Split Testing As A Service


There is a new up and coming AB Split testing service for WordPress called WP-ABTesting that aims to help you optimize websites based on data, not opinions. Anytime I’ve heard of anyone wanting an A/B testing plugin, I’ve referred them to ShrimpTest by Mitcho and Automattic however, it appears that development on that plugin has Read More

The Full Story Behind WP-Wallpaper


If you’ve been scouring the web for WordPress specific images to use as your desktop background, have a look at WP-Wallpaper. The site doesn’t have a huge variety of images to choose from now but over the course of the next few months, I think that will change. I reached out to Alison Barrett who Read More