Tag Archives: Andrew Nacin

Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Screwing Up When Contributing To WordPress

Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Screwing Up When Contributing To WordPress

In the WordPress 3.9 development chat that was held on Wednesday, January 15th, a number of topics were discussed ranging from features that people are working on to announ

New WordPress Trac Features Have Been Ported to bbPress and BuddyPress

New WordPress Trac Features Have Been Ported to bbPress and BuddyPress

So far, 2014 is the year for making over WordPress Trac. Over the past couple weeks and during the holidays, Andrew Nacin has implemented a host of new features that make i

WordPress 3.8.1 Released: Fixes Twitter oEmbed Issues

WordPress 3.8.1 Released: Fixes Twitter oEmbed Issues

WordPress 3.8.1 was released today with more than 30 tickets resolved for this milestone. Automatic background updates will be gradually rolled out over the next 24 hours.

Why Post By Email Is Still Available In WordPress

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 success

Fine-Grained WordPress Trac Notifications Help Core Contributors to Specialize

Fine-Grained WordPress Trac Notifications Help Core Contributors to Specialize

If you visit make.wordpress.org/core, you’ll find that there’s a new greeting in place. This addition is part of Andrew Nacin’s most recent round of updat

Could WordPress Plugin Adoption Lower the Rate of Abandonment?

Could WordPress Plugin Adoption Lower the Rate of Abandonment?

photo credit: jono dot com – cc In light of recent events wherein WordPress.org plugin authors have been receiving suspicious requests for repository access, Mika Eps

Trend: More People Getting Commit Access To The Core of WordPress

Trend: More People Getting Commit Access To The Core of WordPress

It wasn’t long ago when I could count the number of core WordPress committers on one hand. These days, it’s hard to keep track of who does and doesn’t hav

Could WordPress Plugin Adoption Lower the Rate of Abandonment?

Could WordPress Plugin Adoption Lower the Rate of Abandonment?

photo credit: jono dot com – cc In light of recent events wherein WordPress.org plugin authors have been receiving suspicious requests for repository access, Mika Eps

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

Andrew Nacin – One Year Later

Andrew Nacin – One Year Later

Andrew Nacin who many in the WordPress community know as a house hold name by now has published a retrospective post into his first year heavily involved with WordPress dev

Narrowly Escaping WordPress 3.0.6

Narrowly Escaping WordPress 3.0.6

WordPress 3.0.5 was released the other day to address a couple of issues dealing with security and untrusted user accounts. While those issues were addressed, it was soon d

WordPress Swag Store Open For Christmas Shopping

WordPress Swag Store Open For Christmas Shopping

Just in time for the holidays, the WordPress Swag store has reopened. There are two things worth noticing. The first is that the link does not point to WP SwagStore which i

Who’s Right? Network Solutions Or Matt

Who’s Right? Network Solutions Or Matt

I haven’t had the time to write about much WordPress news lately but after reading the post published on the WordPress developer blog regarding Network Solutions, it

SFGate On The White Screen Of Death

SFGate On The White Screen Of Death

The White Screen Of Death. How many of you have seen it? Chances are, just about everyone who visits WPTavern on a daily basis has at one time, seen the WsOD or have create