How WordPress Spoils Developers, I get the impression Brian is bullish on the future of WP. He’s right that we have a lot left to work on though, after 2.1 is out the door I think there’s going to be a ton more core development. Update: I agree far more with the developer-friendly bits than […]
Some folks are putting on a WordPress Meetup at Moscone Center around MacWorld next week. I’ll be there, you should too.
WordPress Wii Edition Plugin, so you can browse your blog from the Wii browser. I’ve gotten a Wii and it’s definitely the device of the season, it doesn’t do as much as the PS3 or Xbox, but it’s way more fun.
Biggest Community Wins. “I picked, in other words, community over open source. And honestly, I have very few regrets about that decision, despite our pending migration.”
PC World – New Tools Help Take Your Blog to the Next Level. “Top-flight bloggers are increasingly moving to WordPress, Automattic Productions’ no-cost, open-source blogging software. Unlike the basic blogging tools found in Blogger, Microsoft’s Windows Live Spaces, and Yahoo 360, WordPress offers tons of plug-ins and widgets for customizing your blog.”
The French newspaper Le Monde has moved all their blogs from Typepad to WordPress, if only I could read French.
People have been telling me that Business Week named WordPress the top of the best blogging tools of 2006, which is pretty sweet. I haven’t picked up the magazine yet, but this link is the closest thing I can find to the list on their site.
A Tribute to Lonelygirl15, new blog from the creators of the original Lonelygirl15. From Tech Republic,Â “Our entire backend that supports the Web site is free because we use WordPress,” Beckett said. “Five years ago, you would have had to buy UNIX boxes and build a custom content management system.”
Simpler integration with WordPress and bbPress, this is getting really cool.
Robert Accettura writes in that Lenovo, makers of the Thinkpad, is now blogging on WP. (And it’s surprisingly good.) Check out this post on their keyboard drainage system.
Happy Pals is a plugin for WordPress to denote relationships within links.
5 Reasons to Use WordPress as CMS by Blogging Pro.
Jeremy Wright’s Business Cards say “powered by WordPress” on the back.
I’m going to be in Austin this weekend for BarCampTexas. I’ll bring lots of WordPress stickers, so find me if you want one. Anyone else going to be in Austin?
CNET has a video on “Install a WordPress blog”, this came up at WordCamp and I think more of these would be a great idea. Here are some intro videos from EduBlogs.
Apple has made a few important open-source related announcements today, including Mac OS Forge whose site powered by WordPress.
Yodel Anecdotal is the new official Yahoo blog, powered by WordPress.
Thomas SilkjÃ¦r has put together an awesome new WordPress theme directory with uploading, tags, voting, download counters, and more. I hear there is even more on the way.
After being frustrated with mod_rewrite mojo, I wrote a quickie no-www plugin for WordPress that redirects people to the non-www version of your URLs, in the spirit of no-www.org. Update: This is now built into WordPress through the “canonical URLs” feature, just go to the General Settings page and remove “www” from the blog and […]
The Harvard Berkman Center blog server has been switched to WordPress. This means anyone with a .havard.edu email address can get a WordPress blog on theri domain in seconds. They’re using MU.