Category: News

  • Secret Buyer WP Tavern & WLTC reveals himself

    Anyone who has been active in the WordPress Community for a few years has read, commented on or learned in some way shape or form from WP Tavern and Weblog Tool Collection. When both were transfered into someone else’s hand it a while back it was pretty much, clear to anyone with the deduction skills […]

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  • If Contributing to Core is on Your Bucket list …

    .. well, now is as good as time as any. WordPress 3.6 is getting closer to it’s release, but it’s not quite there yet. Lot’s of CSS stuff needs attention as well, so there’s really no excuse anymore. Go and make yourself immortal!

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  • Yoast on Why They Don’t Support Old WordPress Versions

    Joost de Valk posted an interesting article about their support policy the other day. Specifically, about not supporting old WordPress versions. Joost comes to an interesting conclusion: In short: upgrade. I know some developers out there are saying that we can’t “require” people to upgrade, well, I disagree. He compares it to Apple not forcing […]

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  • If The WordPress Community is New To You, Here’s How To Become Part Of It

    Our very own Siobhan just released a post on Smashing Magazine offering advise to anyone beginning in the WordPress Community. Or in her own words: This article is a result of their insight, and I hope that it provides some encouragement and guidance to newbies — whether you’re a user or a developer — as […]

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  • On Lightweights and WordPress

    A lot of people see WordPress as the be all end all solution for anything you can put on the web, an application platform as you like. But, not everyone agrees with this point of view for various reasons. Chris Lema wrote nice article that, for me, puts opinions like that in perspective. He calls […]

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  • Pippin Shares Insights on How To Use bbPress As a Support Forum

    Ever since bbPress rebooted as a plugin people have started to use it more and more again in live situations again. One of those examples is Pippin Williamson‘s support forum where it’s being used to provide support for the very popular Easy Digital Downloads plugin. Pippin explains in great detail how you can use bbPress by […]

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  • Ghost: WordPress forked for blogging

    John O’Nolan, who worked as a Deputy Head of the WordPress UI Group a few years back, has jotted down his concept for a fork of WordPress. One that, in his words, will focus very specifically on blogging again instead of being a full blown CMS like WordPress itself. I actually like some of the […]

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  • The future of contributing content is here – Post Forking in WordPress with Git.

    A week ago I watched a great TED talk about how Git(hub) is changing the world as we know it. Yes, I said world. I remember watching it and wondering how some of Clay Shirkey’s point could find its way to WordPress. We’re one week later and what do you know, Ben Balter was already […]

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