New blogging platforms and services are popping up all over the place to simplify the process of writing and publishing on the web, as if it wasn’t simple enough already. One of these services is called Medium, self-described as “a better place to read and write things that matter.” The design is minimalistic, the typography
It seems like there’s a new “coming soon” or “maintenance mode” theme or plugin coming out every day. Haven’t we seen enough of them? This post discusses their limited shelf life, and limited room for innovation.
Guess what? I'm speaking at another WordPress DC meetup! It will be on Tuesday, August 9th at 7 PM located at Fathom Creative‘s office in DC. Check out the slides in this post.
It’s that time of the year again. As some of you might remember, I attended WordCamp Raleigh last year as well and had a great time (and even got video interviewed!).
Imagine this scenario, you find a really cool snippet of code on one of the many WordPress tutorial sites out there and paste it in your theme’s functions.php file. The code snippet works as advertised, and you then release your theme for sale on a well-known theme marketplace. Let’s pick a random one out of
If you’re not following me on Facebook or Twitter, you may not have heard yet, but I am presenting at an upcoming WordPress DC meetup! It will be on Tuesday, January 11th at 7 PM located at Fathom Creative‘s office in DC. More details on location, parking, etc. can be found on the meetup page
Ever since WPCandy was brought back to life around four months ago it has been, easily, one of the best places to find constantly updated WordPress news. For a while I used it almost solely to keep track of all the happenings in the community, not having time to dig through all the noise on
Late last year, I asked whether child themes should be listed on WordPress.org. Today at WordCamp Savannah, Matt Mullenweg (founder of WordPress) announced that he would be releasing a couple of his old blog designs as free WordPress themes in the WordPress.org theme directory. One of the sentences in Matt’s announcement post caught my eye.