WordPress 4.4 Beta 1 is Now Available!

WordPress 4.4 was released on O. This software is still in development, so the developers do not recommend you run it on a live site.  Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.4, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta […]

New Recruit: Daniel Corin Stig

Three years ago, Einar gave me a lift to work and we had lunch. He was working on a few different projects and asked me if I needed a website for something. He had just hired a full-time developer in Ukraine and needed to fill his workdays. We all know now that he was onto […]

Google Mobile Ads and Your WordPress Business

Google announced its earnings on Friday and they beat analysts expectations rather handily. A significant contributor to the increase was the performance of Google mobile ads, specifically,pay per click ads for mobile. Ruth Poirat – Google’s new CFO – shared the good news during a conference call with analysts and investors. “During the call, she […]

WordPress Market Share Growth Continues

According to published reports, WordPress market share growth continues to be the big news in the CMS world. The article we read had a subtitle that stated, “WordPress adds 1,150,000 new sites to reach 48% market share.” WordPress Market Share Growth: Domination “WordPress, the popular open source platform that’s been dominating the CMS market for […]

WordPress REST API

At some point in the not too distant future, the WordPress REST API functionality is going to be part of the WordPress “core”. WordPress REST API: Why should I care? Probably the vast majority of WordPress users out there and even many of the developers have no idea what this means. If you’re in that […]

Mobilegeddon Has Arrived!

“Mobilegeddon” – or “mobile apocalypse” if you prefer – arrived today. There are news stories about it all over the internet, TV, print, etc. It is big news. Check out a few stories here: ‘Mobilegeddon’ could be bad news for 40% of top websites USA Today Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ – 5 Fast Facts CNN Google: Mobilegeddon The Economist Note […]

WordPress 4.1 Now Available

WordPress 4.1 is the latest release from www.WordPress.org. You can download the new release here. WordPress 4.1 Comes with New Theme Twenty Fifteen is a blog-focused theme “designed for clarity.” Features include: “flawless” language support fully responsive performance with content front and center on phones, tablets, laptops or desktops straightforward typography readable on any screen […]

WordPress 3.8 Released!

WordPress 3.8 – aka “Parker” named in honor of an American jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker was released yesterday. WordPress included the following list of features and benefits in their release notes: Modern aesthetic: The new WordPress dashboard has a fresh, uncluttered design that embraces clarity and simplicity. Clean typography: The Open Sans typeface provides […]

WordPress 4.0!

WordPress 4.0 “Benny” is available for download “Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you […]

WordPress 3.6 Release Notes

The big news in the world of WordPress this week was the release of WordPress 3.6. Here is WordPress’ announcement of the release. For those of you who haven’t heard, WordPress names each new release after a famous jazz musician. This one is named in honor of the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. WordPress also […]

WordPress 4.0 Beta 1

After two months of complete silence in WP blog, Helen Hou-Sandí, a contributing developer to WordPress core, has just announced that WordPress 4.0 Beta 1 is now available! Helen informed us: “this software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play […]