I am a freelance website designer/developer, and a WordPress developer and end user. While I have not written any plugins or designed any themes from the ground up, I have modified and tweaked some to my liking. I feel fairly comfortable and confident editing the code in the WordPress functions.php, template files, and plugin files to make them behave the way I’d like. Most of the sites I work on are for small businesses and local organizations. Not only do I create the initial design and build the website, I also do the routine maintenance and updating. The websites are […]
On Saturday, the second day of WordCamp San Francisco 2013, Matt Mullenweg delivered the annual State of The Word address to a standing-room-only crowd of eager WordPress devotees. New statistics, development updates, video teasers, and one last joke about Jay-Z crashing the after party pleased the excited audience. Matt also shared the results of the annual survey, completed by 30,000 WordPress users and developers, and spotlighted WordPress’s recent rockstars. Here are the main numerical takeaways: • 18.9% of the web is now running on WordPress, up 2.2% from last year • 1026 unique WordCamp speakers • 1.4 […]
Mark Jaquith made a very tough decision today and announced that the new Post Formats UI everyone’s been talking about for the upcoming release of WordPress 3.6, will be taken out of core and moved to a plugin.