The Case Against WordPress Plugins

As suggested by the comments this is probably better titled as: Why I Prefer Not to Use Plugins in WordPress WordPress is a great open source CMS. Out of the box it has a ton of functionality and the huge community that exists around it contributes plugins and patches which are often very high quality. […]

Episode 1 – Andrea R

The inagural episode of Your Workflow. Today I interview @andrea_r. We talk about her work with WordPress and WordPressMU and the tools she uses to get her job done. We even delve a bit into what her husband @wpmuguru uses, as a core committer to the WordPress project for WordPress 3.0.

Captcha Sucks But I’m Lazy So it’s Your Problem

Hidden under the guise of making your life less troublesome by limiting spam on your site lurks a hurdle. It’s a hurdle that brings no end of frustration to users. A stabbing pain in the eye of users and what does it gain us but a few precious seconds of our days. The Issue We’ve […]

Comienzo a Free WordPress Development Theme

If you follow me on twitter you may have noticed me tweet about adding features to my WordPress development theme. Well today it’s ready for release. Comienzo (thanks @iKitty for the Spanish help) is a starting theme built for developers or designers. This really isn’t built for non-coding users since it contains almost no styles […]

5 Blogs for Web Designers to Follow

Nettuts Nettuts is part of the Envato network. Nettuts covers all sorts of web design and development. Everything from WordPress to posts on Coldfusion. Articles are well written and frequent. A List Apart Published by Happy Cog A List Apart covers all topics dealing with web design. From usability to introductions to Ruby on Rails. […]

Free cformsII stylesheet

I work with wordpress tonnes and most sites I build need a contact form of some sort. My default plugin for forms on wordpress is cformsII. My only real complaint with the plugin is that the stock stylesheet is huge and a bear to work with. To solve that problem I created my own and […]

The Daily News: WordPress 2.7 and pricing your projects

How about we start the day with some twitter inspiration. Use the link to check out some creative twitter backgrounds and get some inspiration for designing your own. I know mine could sure use a refresh. Next up today is some feature previews for WordPress 2.7, which I am really excited about. Overall the interface […]

The Daily News: Google custom search and getting more clients

How many of us have used the built in search for a site and found it to be horrid? I know that a site I am currently working on has what I feel is an unusable search function. In fact the results are so bad I think it’s better if they aren’t even there. So […]

The Daily News: Productive coding and cool shoes

We’ll start off today with a link for all programmers on how to be more productive. The one that I loved was using something like textexpander (Mac) or texter (Windows) for coding. Remember this is not just for coding. I set it up for my email signature the name of the place I work fulltime… […]