Tag Archives: WP

How to Set Up Email Alerts For Topics on WordPress.org

Did you know that you can set up notifications for topics on WordPress.org? Sign in to your account and then navigate to your notifications by visiting: http://profiles.wordpress.

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 updates for W

WordPress.org Plugin Authors Receive Suspicious Requests For Repository Access

A suspicious request has been circulating via email, soliciting WordPress.org plugin authors to give a third party write access to their repositories. The originator of these reque

Starter Guide On Header.php

Ravael Angeline has a tutorial posted on WP.Tutsplus.com that covers the basics of a header.php file. This particular file is located in every WordPress theme and is essential to h

WordPress News Sites And The Bermuda Triangle

A few days ago, I had the chance to participate briefly in a discussion held on Twitter around the topic of WordPress news centric sites seemingly disappearing off the face of the

Up To The Community To Improve Theme Demo Data

Brian Krogsgard of Poststat.us has raised an issue that I never considered concerning the demo content displayed within themes on the theme repository. While commercial theme demos

Secrets Revealed: WLTC and WPTavern

A picture I took at WordCamp Dallas 2008. There has been a lot of speculation on the “shady mystery buyer” of Weblogs Tools Collection and WPTavern (here), which has be

User Guide – How To Choose A Plugin

One of the best things about WordPress is its third-party ecosystem of themes and plugins. If WordPress doesn’t have the feature set you need out of the box, chances are very

Easy Commerce With ShopLocket

E-Commerce is hard, for both developers and end users. That’s why I was happy to see something like ShopLocket come across my inbox. ShopLocket is perfect for those who have

WordPress.com Makes Me Hulk Smash

Every now and then I’ll have a reason to visit WordPress.com. I don’t visit the site often so occasionally, I’ll see redesigns that have occurred that throw me fo

Lofty Goal Set For Tung Do

Tung Do otherwise known throughout the WordPress community as ‘Small Potato‘ is on a mission. That mission is as follows: To create a more enjoyable and feature-packed

Dear Automattic: You Are Losing The Debate

The following post was written by Erlend Sogge Heggen of jmonkeyengine.org. Erlend spends his copious amounts of spare time managing the jMonkeyEngine project, all the while sticki

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. Acco

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

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 pla

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 intervi

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 achi