Commercial WordPress Theme Directory Launches

It was just announced yesterday that the official commercially supported theme page has been launched on Right now each of the sites listed there are rotated, so there’s an equal chance of any of the sites being displayed at the top. If you have a commercially supported theme site, here’s how to get listed: […]

To WordPress Plugin Authors – Add Changelogs

The lack of changelogs in a lot of WordPress plugins is something that’s bothered me for a while, and I wasn’t the only one. I’m very wary of upgrading plugins, and when I see that a plugin needs to be upgraded in my WordPress dashboard, I’d like to know exactly what’s being changed. It might […]

Commercial Themes and the GPL

For those not following the latest WordPress and GPL theme news lately, some big stuff has happened in the past week or so. First, iThemes announced they were going GPL, and WooThemes followed suit later in the week. Some people reading this blog might have no idea what I’m talking about when I’m referring to […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – June 12, 2009

Since WordPress 2.8 was just released yesterday, I thought it might be a good idea for this week’s issue of WordPress Weekend Resources to focus specifically on 2.8-related content. WordPress Version 2.8 – The WordPress 2.8 page over at the Codex. The page is broken up into 4 parts: highlights, new features, advanced features, and […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – June 5, 2009

Another week has passed, which means more WordPress weekend resources. 10 Sites That Produce Quality WordPress Content – The title pretty much says it all. This post by Nathan Rice lists 10 sites that produce WordPress-related content on a regular basis. I can think of a few more quality WordPress resource sites that fit the […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – May 29, 2009

Another week has gone by, which means another set of weekend resources. WordPress 2.7 User Guide – This is a free 56-page PDF download released by I skimmed it and it looks like it would be very useful to those just starting out with WordPress. While the PDF is free, they will also have […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – May 22, 2009

Another week has passed, which means another set of weekend resources. 30 Untypical WordPress Sites – Aside from all the confusion about the word “untypical” on Twitter, this is actually quite the collection of interesting WordPress-powered sites. How To Design A Popular WordPress Theme – A very interesting article by Ian Stewart which analyzes the […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – May 15, 2009

Another week, another set of weekend resources. Got some good ones this week. How To: Use WordPress Conditional Tags to Hack Your Theme – This post by John Pratt over at WPHacks goes over, well, how to use WordPress conditional tags, as well as a number of ideas on what to use them for. For […]

WordPress Theme Checklist By WP Toy

Just heard about this pretty cool release by Stefan Vervoort of WP Toy. The WordPress Theme Development Checklist is a free-to-download PDF file that goes over several elements of a WordPress theme you should probably take a look at before going live with a new theme. It’s broken up into eight parts, which will be […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – May 8, 2009

Okay, it’s been a while since my last “WordPress Weekend Resources” and some of you have noticed I stopped posting them since I came back. Well, now that I’ve got back into the swing of things, here’s this week’s set of WordPress weekend resources. Force CSS changes to “go live” immediately – This is a […]