Celebrate WordPress’ 5th this Tuesday in San Francisco. (Possibly other places?) Details on Upcoming or Facebook.
Health.com switches from Typepad to WordPress and adds two main WP-powered sections to their site. Check out their new site, great design too.
mod_auth_mysql and phpass, a new patch that allows Apache authentication (for Subversion, Trac, enterprise integration systems) to work with the new WordPress secure password storage.
A question for Ma.tt readers: What’s your favorite posting bookmarklet? We’re starting to think about ways to make posting to WP from wherever you are on the web easier in 2.6, just curious what you guys enjoy the most and why.
random($foo): Internet Asshattery, Armchair Scaling Experts Edition. If you’re not the largest site using a given piece of software or framework and you’re having more trouble than someone who is, you’re doing it wrong. With WordPress specifically, there are hundreds of sites I can point to that scale just fine to meaningful traffic levels with […]
Flickr has open sourced their uploader on their new code site, which has all the nice bits you’d expect including a WordPress-powered blog. Hat tip: Ryan Schwartz.
I’m being honored by the Temple Fox School IT Awards so I’ll be in Philadelphia next week. I extended my trip so we can do a WordPress meetup on Thursday night, April 10. The current plan, thanks to Alex Hillman, is meeting at National Mechanics at 6PM.
The talk this morning at WordCamp Dallas was quite enjoyable. The audience here is very sharp and on-point, there was a ton of participation and great questions. They also had delicious Rudy’s BBQ for lunch, which I nibbled at as much as I could. Also (roughly) concurrent with the talk we released WordPress 2.5. Funnily […]
I’m looking forward to WordCamp Dallas next week. I’m in Houston getting my wisdom teeth out on Monday, but I’m hoping to be back at full-speed for the conference.
Six Apart has recently decided that the best way to win back customers fleeing their platforms is to target WordPress, which is a new strategy they call competing. (What have they been doing the past 7 years?) A good example is this exchange between a commenter on Valleywag and Byrne Reese, the lead developer of […]
Prologue is a new WordPress theme that’s probably best described as a group Twitter, ideally for 3-15 people to let each other know what they’re up to. It has comments, permalinks, RSS feeds, Gravatars, XML-RPC, everything you’d expect. The front page shows the latest update from each person.
The Never Ending Story. “WordPress For Dummies remains the #1 book on blogging at Amazon.com — it’s been #1 almost since the week it was released in November, and has remained there ever since.”
I’m going to be in Utah next week and I extended my trip to do a WordPress Meetup, please come by if you’re in the area.
The Crunchies were tonight, and we were fortunate enough to win in two categories, WordPress for Most Likely to Succeed and Toni Schneider for a well-deserved Best Startup CEO. My heart was racing a thousand beats a minute going up to the stage, which never happens anymore, but I think because there were so many […]
Edenstrom wrote in the other day: “Several Swedish companies are pioneers using WordPress 2 as their new open source CMS platform. The nationwide magazine Fokus.se) and the food site taffel.se are two fresh examples. The bureau goodold.se are promoting WordPress as their choice of CMS.”
Tomorrow, Wednesday, there’s going to be a WordPress meetup at Chaat Cafe.
Paul De Sousa writes in: “One of South Africa’s largest media groups, Avusa, which owns most of the countries BIGGEST newspapers is now using WordPress. Here are 2 of their MU installations: The Times is South Africa’s first interactive newspaper, it’s part of The Sunday Times which is the countries largest newspaper. Financial Mail is […]
WordPress produces a bajillion different feeds for every post, category, search, basically anything you can imagine. For a long time now some of these have shown up in search results next to regular pages, which I imagine was very confusing for people clicking from a search result to a bunch of XML. No longer! From […]
Why Give to Wikimedia? is a new fundraiser blog for the Wikimedia Foundation that is actually quite good. (And powered by WordPress.)
WordPress founder to use million-dollar trumpet as fruit bowl. Ah, the internet. If you thought this was real, don’t feel too bad, I got a call from my mother about it. 🙂