It’s been an exciting year for iThemes and one of their flagship products, Builder, which has recently turned 3 years old. For those that are fairly new to WordPress that’s quite a bit of time considering how rapidly things change and how many theme shops and products come and go. Builder, which has always had the intent of making layout design and construction easy, has grown in popularity due to its ease of use and customization – something that many people require since they do not know any coding or software development. And to be honest, most people will find […]
The work is never done, is it? With the recent release of 3.5 the team is taking a small break and coming back in January to start working towards 3.6. But that doesn’t mean that people can’t start bringing ideas to the table and submitting tickets. Andrew Nacin has already put up some thoughts about the newer jQuery 1.9 Beta 1 to trunk: The release cycle for WordPress 3.6 isn’t going to start until January, but we can of course start to drop in some early things before then. (This worked out nicely before the start of 3.5.) With that […]
Max Foundry – the company behinds products such as MaxGalleria and MaxInbound – recently released a major update to their MaxButtons Pro product. Specifically, MaxButtons Pro now features Shopp integration. Neat, right?
WordPress has been using “Code is Poetry” as their tagline since as long as I can remember using it (if anyone knows where it came from, I’d love to know). The slogan has always been very effective at communicating the approach that WordPress takes, a blend of elegant simplicity and infinite expansion. All that lies behind your WordPress install is bits of code strung togehter like a symphony. Still, the phrase prompts a deeper look. I am still no expert, but I have learned the basic principles of code and the process has really opened up for me. I have […]
Matt Mullenweg is named one of the Forbes 30 Under 30, an illustrious list dedicated to some of the more compelling and influential young-guns who are shaking things up in their respective industries. Without question, Matt totally deserves the honor and sits among some very well-known names. Congrats and well done! We’re so glad you were inspired those 9 or so years ago to fork a piece of software and build something game-changing.