Automatic Updates Possible In WordPress 3.7

As was stated by Matt Mullenweg in his State Of The Word 2013 at WordCamp San Francisco, one of the goals for WordPress was to perform automatic updates similar to the Chrome brows

Jetpack 2.4 Adds Widget Visibility Module

If you use the Jetpack plugin by Automattic, you’ll notice there is an update to version 2.4 available. The changelog for Jetpack is usually a mile long but in this case, I w

Edit Flow, Jetpack, And MP6

The following plugins have either been recently updated or have an update pending. I use all three and know a bunch of other people who use them as well. Jetpack 2.4 in combination

EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Gooding Moves To The WordPress Tavern

Hello WordPress Tavern readers! Some of you may know me as a word wrangling WordPress writer from WPMU.org, where I spent the last four years writing about everything from WordPres

Why WordCamp Detroit 2013 Was Cancelled

It looks like the plug has been pulled on WordCamp Detroit 2013. In a blog post published on September 3rd, 2013 TJList one of the organizers has announced that they have canceled

This Week On WPWeekly – Swiftype

On this weeks edition of WordPress Weekly, Swiftype will be our special guest. I reviewed their plugin/service back in May. We plan on talking about why the search in WordPress is

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats for the Pressgram app to be accepted in the app store and today it finally happened. Billed as “An Image Sharing App Buil

Pressgram Launches WordPress-Powered Photo-Sharing App

Everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats for the Pressgram app to be accepted in the app store and today it finally happened. Billed as “An Image Sharing App Buil

Coming Soon: Inline Documentation For All WordPress Hooks

Something exciting is happening in the world of WordPress documentation. Very soon all of the hooks used throughout the core are going to be documented. An initiative is now underw

7 Surprising Results From The 2013 BuddyPress Codex Survey

The results of the BuddyPress codex survey are in! 178 BuddyPress developers participated in the survey and the information they provided will help the team to prioritize short-ter

Password Free Login With Clef Hits All The High Notes

Recently I have been reviewing a number of wp-admin login alternatives that allow for login via phone. The first among the plugins tested was LaunchKey, which I spoke about in this

Xanga 2.0 Launches – Powered By WordPress?

It started November 28th, 1999 before WordPress.com was even an idea. It was on this date that Xanga launched an alpha version of their product. Before blogging really took off, th

The Daily Plugin – Remove Comment Links, Author Notes, Word File Embeds & 6 More!

Lots of great new plugins have come across the wire in the WordPress Plugin Repository. Today we’re going to take a look at TSP Author’s Note for adding after-the-fact

WordPress 3.7 to Remove Post By Email Feature in Favor of Official Plugin

The option to post by email will be removed from the WordPress core in the 3.7 release. As WordPress evolves, there are some lesser-used features that would be better served as a p

This Week On WordPress Weekly – John James Jacoby

On Friday September 13th, John James Jacoby will be our special guest on WordPress Weekly. This will be the first time JJJ has been on the show. We’ll have a ton to talk abou

Open Source Alternatives to Pressgram

Last week’s big news was the launch of the Pressgram app which allows you to publish filtered photos to your WordPress blog. Soon after the launch, controversy sprung up conc

WordPress 3.6.1 Now Available

WordPress 3.6.1 has been pushed out the door. This release comes 42 days after WordPress 3.6 was made available on August 1st. This is a maintenance package that contains bug and s

What Good Is Plugin Compatibility Data If Users Are Not Participating?

It’s a fear many WordPress users had in 2009 and it’s one that continues to be near the top in terms of reasons why people won’t upgrade their sites. It’s