Aside from all the flexibility WordPress gives us for warping and bending it to our will, the static nature of the admin really grinds my gears. There's been some progress on better admin styles and even some very impressive iterations and forward-thinking ideas, but I think the problem stems much further than just styles – I believe it's structure.
Kevin Ohashi at Review Signal did a deep analysis of its 2018 data that goes well beyond simple load testing at many WordPress hosts. The goal of this new analysis was to determine whether paying a higher price for hosting buys you better performance. Spoiler alert: there does appear to be a positive correlation. There’s a…
Eric Karkovack got some nice brief reflections from WordPress product founders/owners Kathy Darling, Cameron Jones, Derek Ashauer, Jack Arturo, Gareth Harris, and Mark Westguard. You may be surprised at what they’d do differently if they were starting out now, knowing what they know today.
Felix Arntz and Thierry Muller from the newly formed WordPress Performance Team talk with David about the team’s progress so far.
We’re happy to announce today that authors on ThemeForest and CodeCanyon can now choose to license their WordPress items through a 100% GPL option. To help us launch this new feature, we’re excited to have one of the most well known and respected theme outfits joining ThemeForest’s ever growing library — WooThemes!
Nearly 1% of websites built with a content management system (like WordPress or Joomla) are unknowingly exposing their database password to anyone who knows where to look.
This is a preview of the first part of my upcoming article on Thesis, Automattic, and WordPress. Chris Pearson and Matt Mullenweg have hardly communicated with one another in the last five years, but they are ideological enemies. They are both wealthy individuals thanks to their online endeavors, with very strong personalities and unshakable beliefs…