Tag: WordPress

  • WordPress Bible Release

    Last night, I got home to find my copies of the WordPress Bible at my door. This was tremendously exciting as I have been waiting for 8 months for this day. It was exciting and the buzz on Twitter has been tremendous. Pre-sale numbers were huge. The sharing and re-sharing of information about this book […]

  • The Greater Good: Entrepreneurship, Open Source, and a Better World

    Last night, I was catching up with a friend who is as far from me in lifestyle outlook as you could possibly be. She is a extremely left wing type working for an environmental advocacy organization in DC. I, on the other hand, am an entrepreneur with one foot planted firmly on the right and […]

  • PHP Doesn't Do WordPress and WordPress Doesn't Do PHP

    If there’s one thing I have been consistent on in the past (almost) 6 years of blogging and engaging on the web, it’s that I believe in the mantra “no sacred cows”. In politics, I confound and confuse members of both parties who look at life through sterilized lenses that reflect their party platform. I […]

  • best crab cake baltimore – Washington DC & Baltimore Area – Chowhound

    best crab cake baltimore – Washington DC & Baltimore Area – Chowhound. Crab cake Wars!

  • WordPress and PHP 5: Be the Change You Want to See

    The other day, I wrote the popular 10 Things You Need to Know About WordPress 2.9. As usual, most people are very excited about the new release which is now in beta and available for testing. In the article, I made a few fundamental errors which I have since corrected. Notably, I mentioned that WordPress […]

  • The WordPress Bible: A Writing Redux

    Back in July, I noted that I had accepted and was beginning the process of writing The WordPress Bible for Wiley Publishing. You can read that post here. It’s now November and almost everything is in the bag for me. I’ve written the book with an average of 20-30 pages per chapter. I’ve gone through […]

  • 10 Things You Need to Know About WordPress 2.9

    Gentlemen, start your engines! WordPress 2.9 is just around the corner. Unlike WordPress 2.8, which Mark Jaquith describes as the Snow Leopard of WordPress since most of the basis of the WordPress 2.8 upgrade was complete rewrites and optimization of the infrastructure that ran WordPress instead of providing lots of new features in the same […]

  • WordPress Security and How I’m Going to Take All Your Money

    So, it’s happened again. Another vulnerability discovered in WordPress that is now becoming the raging topic around the blogosphere. Is WordPress insecure? Should people move to another platform? If we stomp our feet loud and enough and whine enough, then we can make WordPress look like a ridiculous piece of software that only amateurs should […]

  • TextMate WordPress Widget Snippet « Mark on WordPress

    TextMate WordPress Widget Snippet « Mark on WordPress.

  • WordPress Bible Book Tour

    From the moment I announced that I would be writing the WordPress Bible, friends and fans all over the world have been asking me to come to their city to do an event. Clearly, I would love to do such a thing, but without tremendous support it is not in the cards. However, more recently, […]