The Power of Custom Fields

Custom Fields are the way of enabling authors to store meta-data against an individual post / page in WordPress. The Codex describes some basic uses for this meta data such as displaying your current mood, weather, or listening habits, etc. Compared to other parts of...

WordPress Developer Pub Night

Courtesy of the Ottawa WordPress Developers Group: Tuesday July 7th, 2009 will be the first Ottawa WordPress Developers Pub Night. Location and time are subject to interest from the community. Current theory is a start time of 8pm at Shoeless Joe’s at 3049 Carling Ave...
What’s on WordPress.tv?

What’s on WordPress.tv?

Automattic has launched their own Youtube “visual resource for all things WordPress”. The initial load of content features tutorials and support oriented videos, including a high quality production video of my WordPress: Beyond a Blog presentation from...

WordPress: Commited to open source

This post is the second in a series looking at the business of theme design using WordPress based on a discussion that Automattic lead Matt Mullenweg gave on a recent episode of WordPress Weekly surrounding the topic. I would recommend reading the first article,...

Premium or Proprietary Themes?

There has been a flurry of discussion lately within the WordPress community as 200+ themes were removed from the WordPress Themes Directory. Had Matt Mullenweg and the other parties involved in this action done a better job of disclosing the details of how / why this...

A taste of things to come with 2.7

The WordPress Development blog just put out two teaser images of the gorgeous interface visuals we can expect to see and use with the coming release of WordPress 2.7. Or as Jane Wells puts it, “The long months of your tolerance and forbearance as you suffered...