WordPress Theme Authenticity Checker

I just came across this excellent WordPress plugin, and thought I would share it with all of you. It’s called the Theme Authenticity Checker, or TAC for short. What this plugin does is scan for encrypted code and other suspicious looking material within a theme. If you have a theme with base64 encoding, for example, […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – August 15, 2008

Another week passed, another set of WordPress weekend resources. Matt Mullenweg and Joseph Scott Discuss The WordPress Themes Directory – Matt Mullenweg and Joseph Scott discuss the new WordPress theme directory in this informative interview conducted by Ian Stewart of ThemeShaper. Making Your Old WordPress Posts New Again – This is something that has honestly […]

WP Vote – New WordPress Social Bookmarking Site

If you’ve been looking for a Digg-like social bookmarking site made specifically for WordPress-related content, it has arrived. The site is called WP Vote, created by Jean-Baptiste Jung, and so far it looks like it’s off to a good start. I personally think wpvote.com is an excellent domain name, very descriptive of the site’s purpose. […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – August 8, 2008

I can’t believe another week has gone by already, but it’s time for another set of WordPress weekend resources. Build a Featured Posts Section for WordPress – This post by Dan Harper of Nettuts writes a very comprehensive tutorial on making a featured post section in WordPress. This tutorial is slightly advanced, going over custom […]

Justin Tadlock Launches WordPress Theme Club

Justin Tadlock, a well-known WordPress theme designer, has just announced his new WordPress theme club – Theme Hybrid. Theme Hybrid offers 2 types of memberships – free and exclusive (paid), which costs $25 per year. At the moment, there seems to be several free themes and one exclusive theme. Exclusive members will get to enjoy […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – August 1, 2008

It’s another Friday, and a new month. Here’s another set of weekend resources for you WordPress lovers out there. How To: Turn Off Post Revisions in WordPress 2.6+ – A great tip for turning off your post revisions. I’m personally a “chronic post saver” and in 2.6, that means a lot of extra clutter in […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – July 25, 2008

Another week gone by, another set of WordPress weekend resources. Guided Tour Of The WordPress Theme Directory – This 12+ minute screencast by Jeff Chandler of Performancing.com takes you on an in-depth tour of the new WordPress theme directory. Create An Archive Page For Your WordPress Blog This post by Jean-Baptiste Jung over at Hack […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – July 18, 2008

It’s Friday, which means another issue of WordPress weekend resources. Evolution of WordPress: B2/Cafelog to WordPress 1.0 – A nice flashback in the history of WordPress. This post by Keith Dsouza of Weblog Tools Collection goes over the evolution of WordPress from the b2cafelog platform. The Ultimate WordPress Commenting System – This post by Jeff […]

WordPress Weekend Resources – July 11, 2008

Another week has gone by, and here’s another week of WordPress weekend resources. 20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins – As the title says, this list at Mashable gives you over 20 “must-have” plugins for WordPress. It’s quite a nice list, although most I have already heard of. Maybe you’ll find something new though. WordPress […]

How Do You Feel About Sponsored Themes?

Like the title says, I want to know how you feel about sponsored WordPress themes. If you don’t know what a sponsored theme is, basically – it’s a theme with one or more “paid links” included, usually located in the footer. One of the most authoritative sources for WordPress theme releases, Weblog Tools Collection, will […]