There’s a new mailing list for discussion of WordPress and education. If you’re passionate about these subjects be sure to join the conversation.
Eric Martin carved a WordPress pumpkin. Happy Halloween everybody. 🙂
Two cakes to share today: the first is a shared birthday cake we had at our Automattic offsite in Breckenridge and the second was put together by David Link just for the joy of WP (and cake). Yum!
Microsoft’s new Web Application Installer will install WordPress for you. Who woulda thunk it? You can read more on their Channel 8 blog.
Mark Cuban, Jason Calacanis, Hackaday, and the Royal Navy all now have WordPress-powered blogs. The first three switched from Blogsmith. Hat tip: Automattic Publisher Blog.
There’s not one but three four WordCamps this weekend. I just got back from China, where both the Beijing and Shanghai events were great. (More pictures coming soon.) This Saturday you can check out WordPress events in Portland, Salt Lake City (I’ll be attending this one, they asked me first), Vancouver, and Birmingham.
Some cool news today — Automattic is acquiring Intense Debate. You can read more on Jon’s blog on Intense Debate, or on Toni’s blog, or on VC Mike’s blog. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the product, Intense Debate supercharges the comment section of WordPress blogs and other sites with cool features like […]
The new NFL blogs are on WordPress and hosted on VIP. Check out this info and video about it.
“As my blog has grown in popularity, we realized we were ready to switch to a platform offering more programming options. After careful research, that new platform will be WordPress, which we hope to launch tomorrow with an exciting photo gallery from my most recent trip to Mexico.” — Martha Stewart. Ms. Stewart was previously […]
Shawn Johnson, a gold medalist and WordPress-powered blogger. Dreamhost says “So far we haven’t had to do anything special to keep her blog up,” even though the first entry has over 1,100 comments. (Man, those things pop up everywhere now.) Any other Olympians on WP you’ve seen?
Spinn3r Weblog Hosting Breakdown.
Get A Gravatar Ready For WordCamp 2008 Badges. I think this is the first time Gravatars have gone physical. Really excited about it! They’re generated on the fly using PHP and the PDF library.
Matt’s Community Tags. This is the VERY BETA plugin I’m using for the community tagging on my photos, which allows people to submit tags which then go into a moderation queue to be approved or modified by an admin. Not recommended for general use yet, just getting it out there since a lot of people […]
I just updated the Random Redirect plugin, with two extra parameters.
A series of videos, Designing for WordPress, that walks you through all steps of creating a theme.
The WordPress plugin competition at WLTC is now open for voting.
Things To Consider When Using WordPress as a CMS. Would love to see more articles like this.
I just got another Japanese WordPress book in the mail. 🙂 I can’t wait to visit there later in the year. P.S. I’m not sure who this is from, so if you’re the person who sent it email me.
Geniuses for WordCamp SF Bar?. Lloyd is organizing a “Genius bar” at WordCamp San Francisco of volunteers to help everybody with their WP problems. I love it!
WordPress for iPhone Available Now. :)! Reviews coming in: WordPress app hits the iPhone fashionably late.