Tag Archives: WordPress

A(nother) new era of WordPress

The other night at WordPress Sydney, I dropped a five minute brain-dump about some cool things going on in the web ecosystem that herald a new era of WordPress. That’s a decent enough excuse to blog for the first time in two years, right? I became a WordPress … Continue reading

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WordPress and Drizzle

So, for amusement, education and a desire to put Drizzle through its paces with a real-world application, I built a Drizzle database adapter for WordPress. Rather than completely dumping the native wpdb class (as most WordPress database adapters appear to … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7 released!

WordPress 2.7 is an awesome release. The revision of the admin backend, despite being so soon after the changes in 2.5, is fantastic… particularly for “real users”. I enjoyed putting forward my blunt perspective on the issue while Matt and … Continue reading

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Intriguing sessions at WordCamp Australia…

If you’re missing out on WordCamp Australia this weekend, you might really be missing out! A bunch of sessions that will be of particular interest to WordPress fans (and fans of all things new and groovy) have snuck their way … Continue reading

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WordCamp Australia 2008

WordCamp Australia 2008 will be held in Sydney at the end of the month, right before OSDC… and I intend to celebrate my first WordCamp by giving a talk! Yes, I will dimly glow next to such bright stars in … Continue reading

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Flickr Photo Album

I forgot to mention one WordPress plugin I enjoy using in my previous post, because I wasn’t sure if it was still being maintained. Turns out the maintainer, Joe Tan, just did a release today, bringing it up to speed … Continue reading

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Projects that make my WordPress rock!

Here are some of the projects that I enjoy using with WordPress… Perhaps you’ll find them as useful as I have. WordPress and WordPress MU (multi-user) It’s hard to make recommendations related to WordPress without mentioning the project itself, and … Continue reading

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WordPress Party! Sydney Style.

Matt announced a 5th birthday party for WordPress in San Francisco, and welcomed birthday events around the world. So here’s a response from the other side of the Pacific… Join the WordPress 5th birthday celebrations in Sydney this Tuesday, 7pm … Continue reading

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Projects that make GNOME rock!

James Maguire at Datamation published an article late last year about the favourite projects of FLOSS industry and community leaders. Uh huh, I’m still catching up with 2007! 🙂 With my GNOME Foundation hat on I thought that, rather than … Continue reading

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WordPress MU + OpenID

After quite a bit of work, WP-OpenID is now ready for WPMU! Always wanted your WPMU install to consume OpenID for logins and comments? Now it can! I am already running this modified version on blogs.gnome.org and perkypants.org (WPMU and … Continue reading

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