500 Plugins To Possibly Be Purged From The Repository

500 Plugins To Possibly Be Purged From The Repository

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a discussion revolving around those three magic letters GPL. It looks like we’ll be talking about it again considering t

StudioPress Releases Simple Social Icons Plugin

StudioPress Releases Simple Social Icons Plugin

This looks like an easy way for you to link to your various social media profiles with some nice looking icons to boot. One thing worthy of noting is that this plugin will

Absolute Privacy Plugin Back In The Repository

Absolute Privacy Plugin Back In The Repository

A few days ago, Sucuri mentioned that the Absolute Privacy plugin for WordPress contained a security vulnerability that would allow the ability to bypass the authenticatio

IntenseDebate Phasing Out Blogger Widget Installation

IntenseDebate Phasing Out Blogger Widget Installation

Blogger will soon contain redirects to country-code URLs or ccTLD’s for all Blogger sites except for custom domains. For example, if you’re in Australia and vi

Congrats To Jane Wells

Congrats To Jane Wells

As I mentioned about a month ago, Jane Wells has been working on a new venture called Jitterbug which aims to be a bakery with a cafe feel complete with WiFi. To help fund

Twenty Twelve To Be Released With WordPress 3.5

Twenty Twelve To Be Released With WordPress 3.5

While Twenty Twelve has been an anticipated feature of the upcoming WordPress 3.4 release, some will be disappointed to hear that the new default theme for this year will

IntenseDebate Phasing Out Blogger Widget Installation

IntenseDebate Phasing Out Blogger Widget Installation

Blogger will soon contain redirects to country-code URLs or ccTLD’s for all Blogger sites except for custom domains. For example, if you’re in Australia and vi

All In One SEO Plugin Reaches 10 Million Downloads

All In One SEO Plugin Reaches 10 Million Downloads

Congratulations to Michael Torbert as the All In One SEO Plugin recently reached the 10 million downloads milestone. That’s a heck of a lot of downloads with Akismet

2012 Theme Customiser In WP 3.4

2012 Theme Customiser In WP 3.4

As tweeted by MarkMcWilliams, some of the theme customization options for the TwentyTwelve theme have landed into WordPress 3.4.

Joost de Valk Conducting WordPress Host Survey

Joost de Valk Conducting WordPress Host Survey

Related to a new project Joost de Valk is working on, he needs WordPress users to fill out a short survey that tells him which WordPress hosting company you use, which pac

Andrew Nacin Intros WP_Theme Class For WP 3.4

Andrew Nacin Intros WP_Theme Class For WP 3.4

Theme authors take note, Andrew Nacin is currently leading the charge on rewriting large swathes of get_themes(). Andrew has spent the better part of the last week working

Interesting Take From A Female Developer

Interesting Take From A Female Developer

This past weekend, I gave my first ever solo talk on WordPress development, with just a hint of UI love. I’ve taught classes on web/digital media and talk to/perfor

Sucuri Answers Your Malware Questions

Sucuri Answers Your Malware Questions

In what I think is a great service to anyone who operates a website, the security service Sucuri has started to publish articles containing answers to user submitted quest

A Peek Into The Future Of BuddyPress And bbPress

A Peek Into The Future Of BuddyPress And bbPress

Ryan Imel of WPCandy.com recently had the chance to sit down with John James Jacoby to discuss both BuddyPress and bbPress as well as a few other topics. The interview is