Archive for WordPress News

  • bbPress 1.0 Final Released bbPress 1.0 Final Released

    Finally after few years in beta, alpha, gamma and release candidate, bbPress finally launched their first final version to the public.   bbPress is the only forum plugin that works natively for WordPress blogging platform. Some of the improvements over the earlier releases: “Voices” ...

  • Advanced Gallery WordPress Theme Advanced Gallery WordPress Theme

    Advanced Gallery is  feature rich WordPress gallery/portfolio theme for those who want total gallery control and unrestricted blogging support. Advanced Gallery has the following features: Both dark and light color schemes A super advanced theme control panel Control over how and wh...

  • WordCamps for July 2009 - Montreal and UK WordCamps for July 2009 – Montreal and UK

    Every month there are Word Camps happening around the world.  For July 2009, there are 2 major Word Camps happening in Montreal, Canada and Cardiff, UK. What is a WordCamp? WordCamps are informal conferences focussed squarely on everything WordPress. Everyone from casual end users all the...

  • WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2 Released WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2 Released

    WordPress is gearing up for the offical WordPress 2.8.1 release soon.  Yesterday night saw the released of WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2 to the public.  Among the notable bug fixes in WP 2.8.1 Beta 2 are: Translation of role names fixed wp_page_menu() defaults to sorting by the user specified menu ...

  • WordPress 2.8 Celebrates their 1 Million Download WordPress 2.8 Celebrates their 1 Million Download

    WordPress 2.8 was released on June 11 and in roughly 12 days they have achieved a major milestone;  Their 1 millionith download.  Most users are holding out on upgrading fearing early release bugs and what not so the real number would have been alot higher.  WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 1 already has bee...

  • WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 1 Released and WordPress 2.8 Bugs WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 1 Released and WordPress 2.8 Bugs

    WordPress crew just released the 2.8.1 Beta 1 version tonight fixing some critical bugs that affected some people who upgraded to 2.8.  Among the biggest problem with WordPress 2.8 upgrade was the upgrade process deleted some WordPress core files. Among the fixes included in the WordPress 2.8.1 ...

  • WooThemes 4 for 1 Sale! - June 17, 2009 WooThemes 4 for 1 Sale! – June 17, 2009

    WooThemes is having their 4 for 1 Sale again.  This promotion sale is only valid for few days.  Offer ends June 24, 2009. Click here to get your discount.  Order 4 Woothemes and only pay for 1 theme! No coupon code or discount code is needed. Subscribe to our newsletter and you won't...

  • WooThemes becomes GPL WooThemes becomes GPL

    WooThemes became the latest premium WordPress design company to become General Public License (GPL).  The reasoning behind the GPL route is because WooThemes embraces WordPress and want to contribute to the success of the WordPress project. What does it mean for you? The only thing that ...

  • DIYThemes Thesis 1.5.1 Released DIYThemes Thesis 1.5.1 Released

    Chris Pearson's Thesis 1.5.1 is hot off the press.  With the new release, Chris added new features to already incredible Thesis theme. Added post images to RSS feeds: This was an obvious and glaring omission from the time I first introduced post images, and finally, your subscribers will s...

  • iThemes is now GPL iThemes is now GPL

    Yes, you heard me right. iThemes, one of the biggest and most well-known WordPress premium design vendors, is now going GPL. What this means is that themes are going to be cheaper, if you buy a theme, you can use it on as many websites that you want, and much more. This is the second move from a...

  • WordPress 2.8 Released - Codename Baker WordPress 2.8 Released – Codename Baker

    WordPress officially released the newest version of stand-alone blog software, WordPress 2.8.  WordPress 2.8 is name Baker, in honor of the noted trumpeter and vocalist, Chet Baker.  Below is a video about the latest WordPress release. Source: WordPress.org Highlights New drag-and-drop w...

  • WordPress 2.8 Release Candidate 1 WordPress 2.8 Release Candidate 1

    WordPress 2.8 Release Candidate 1 has just been released. With Release Candidate 1, we think WordPress 2.8 is ready and complete.  Download it, test it, and tell us what you think.  If you don’t uncover any bad bugs, 2.8 will be released on Wednesday the 10th....

  • WordPress 2.8 Beta 2 Released WordPress 2.8 Beta 2 Released

    WordPress just released 2.8 Beta 2 for download.  If you're comfortable working with new codes go ahead and have a try. WordPress 2.8 has Tag Management, better theme management, browse and install new themes via WordPress.org, multiple instance of widgets and many other features....

  • Gorilla Themes $20 Discount Code - Memorial Weekend Only Gorilla Themes $20 Discount Code – Memorial Weekend Only

    Gorilla Themes is celebrating American Memorial Day weekend by offering $20 off any Gorilla Theme.  Just enter "TwentyMonkeys" at tcheckount and you will see $20 taken off the price....

  • WordCamp San Francisco 2009 - May 30 WordCamp San Francisco 2009 – May 30

    WordCamp San Francisco is a WordCamp organized by the creators of WordPress.  This year WordCamp San Francisco will be held on May 30, 2009 at Mission Bay Conference Center. The list of speakers are amazingly.  Matt Cutts from Google, Tim Ferris, author of The 4 Hour Workweek, Matt Mullenweg, foun...

  • WordPress 2.8 Beta 1 Released WordPress 2.8 Beta 1 Released

    WordPress just released their latest WordPress for users to download and test.  If you want the latest version and are not afraid of bugs and errors, go ahead and download WordPress 2.8 Beta 1.  Unless just wait for the final release that is expected around June 2008. Among the new features...

  •  Display the total number of users of your WordPress blog Display the total number of users of your WordPress blog

    Pro Blog Tutorials has again brought to us another very useful and practical tutorial in the WordPress realm. With this simple code and WordPress hack, you will be able to show the total number of  users for your WordPress blog, anywhere you want in your template. Just place the following code a...

  • New WordPress Themes for May 11, 2009 New WordPress Themes for May 11, 2009

    Erudite by SomaDesign Erudite is a WordPress theme meant for writers or websites that focus on writing contents.  The Erudite is a theme for writers who want readers, not visitors, traffic, click-throughs, CPMs or what-have-you. The design is very clean and simple almost zen like. Erudite ...

  •  Show Username of Logged-in User Show Username of Logged-in User

    If you want to show the username of a logged-in user in some place other than the meta sidebar widget that comes pre-loaded with WordPress, you can do so by placing the following code anywhere in your WordPress theme, and it will accomplish this simple task: <?php global $current_user; if ( ...

  • WordPress Themes Release for May 2, 2009 WordPress Themes Release for May 2, 2009

    Imagination WordPress Theme by CSSJockey Imagination theme, designed by CSSJockey, is a fully customizable WordPress theme with is pre-loaded with 9 different styles to choose from.  It comes in all different color settings from light to dark background. Imagination theme includes the follo...