I hope this is what makes your Monday a good one. I think I'm usually somewhere between 6 and 7 for my primary skills, even though I still love those number 4 moments. The cold water in the face is always welcome after the initial shock of getting slapped in the head. But every now and then, a number 10 really makes you feel special. Where are you?
Ryan Imel posted on WPCandy about some features in the works for BuddyPress 1.7. Of them, theme independence catches my eye the most. It would certainly be nice to have a relatively simple path for enabling any theme for BuddyPress. Currently, if the theme isn’t developed for BuddyPress from the start, it can be a…
I had the opportunity to interview Matt Mullenweg at the end of WordCamp US 2016, and we chatted about the new WordPress development cycle, the WordPress REST API, and more.
In Siobhan McKeown’s latest post on Smashing Magazine, she shares some really great advice from some of the top folks in the industry. It’s a must read if you work with WordPress professionally.
Ryan Sullivan compared seven popular hosting companies’ shared environments for his experiment to see which ones were performing well and which weren’t. I love Ryan’s views on hosting, and trust his experiment. This is a valuable resource. However, I’d really love to see this experiment run every month for a year, to see how it…
Michael Novotny launched a new project called WP Test this morning during his talk at WordCamp Atlanta. It’s an importable set of test data for plugins and themes. Looks very interesting, and I’m excited to check it out soon.
When Tumblr first appeared, everyone wanted WordPress to begin emulating its features. Then came Medium and the same cry. Then Ghost launched and again the retort sounded that “WordPress is falling behind!” But is WordPress really lagging behind the pack? I would argue otherwise.