New plugins Bloggers Circle is similar to a traditional writers circle, but with a work-flow optimized for bloggers. Bloggers can earn points by reviewing other bloggers’ drafts, and spend those points asking other bloggers to review theirs.
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So, you’ve just moved your WordPress blog following the official instructions , but what about all of your internal links and images? Even though you may have changed your main URL during the move process, your internal links and images will remain unchanged, leaving images broken and internal links pointing toward the old domain or directory. Sure, you could manually edit every single post or page, but there are other ways.
The talk Toni and I did with Alexia Tsotsis at LeWeb this year is now online, at the end we talk a bit about what’s next for Automattic in the WP world: Also chatted with Hermione Way of The Next Web about the biggest tech story of the year .
I’ve just published “WordPress Theme Malware Prevention and Protection on WordCast, covering the recent WordPress Theme dissection of malware by Otto. The article sums up his revealing analysis of how a Theme malware code integrates itself into your site, even down to the server level, through a twisting path of imaginative code
It seems like just last month when we were celebrating Andrew Nacin’s first full year of WordPress contributions . Like any good athlete with a solid year under his belt, Andrew Nacin has just been acquired, by Matt Mullenweg himself. Nacin now has his dream job .
One of the biggest problems facing users of WordPress today especially when it comes to themes is malware. I’ve seen my fair share of websites using themes whose functions.php file contains base64 encrypted code that when decrypted, shows spam links.
Matt Mullenweg and Toni Schneider both whom are in attendance for the LeWeb 10 conference were recently interviewed by TechCrunch reporter, Alexia Tsotsis. The interview doesn’t go into much detail but we do get a glimpse as to how things are going for Automattic as a company
WordPress is certainly the most popular open source blogging platform, but how are development decisions made?
The fine folks over at Testking.com have created and shared an info-graphic that displays the power of WordPress . The image contains interesting information that can be found within the Codex but has been displayed in a nice, visual form. Notables include: time line of releases and major milestones from 2003 to 2010, web usage of WordPress, percentages of websites using different versions of WordPress, daily user activity and much more.
New plugins Snow Storm displays falling snow flakes on the front of your WordPress website for a festive presentation. WordPress Gzip Compression enables gzip-compression if the visitor’s browser can handle it
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WordPress 3.0.2, the first mandatory security update in quite a while, was released not too long ago . The update patched an exploit which allowed an Author-level users to gain access to the site well above their user level, but the real story here is the overall efficiency of the volunteer developers.
I went skiing for the first time in Deer Valley. Includes a video of the one time Barry fell, but not the 15 times I fell.
Andrew Warner who produces the video show Mixergy has published his interview with Andrew Mason , founder of Groupon . While Groupon has recently been given a 5 billion dollar acquisition bid by Google, it wasn’t easy getting started. In fact, Andrew cobbled together scripts and blog posts on a WordPress powered website to get things off the ground.
The other day I was interviewed by Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin for the Big Web Show, which you can now view here . Also good to watch if you’d like an update on my beard adventure.
Automattic has launched the official WP Swag Store ! Now, you too can own a piece of WordPress memorabilia. Proceeds from the sales go to benefit the donation of swag to WordCamps around the world