Sharing WordPress Tips and Tricks Through and Evernote


I’m doing a lot of research for my next book WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide . Not that I don’t do a lot of research for my books, but this time I’m saving articles, posts, infographics, and other data in Evernote. I thought about sharing a lot of the interesting tidbits I find here, then I […]

Next big project: WordPress Essentials video tutorials

Just in case you think I’m going to slack off after Teach Yourself Foursquare is done, as soon as that project is finished I’ll be starting my next project: WordPress Essentials. This is a video-based project that will take the videos that I did for Using WordPress and take them to the next level of […]

I’m going to try out VaultPress, but I might not spring for it


A while back, Matt and the Automattic gang (maybe a pose now) let the world know that they were working on a new service to back up blogs—Announcing VaultPress | VaultPress Blog. It was clear from the get go that this was going to be a premium service and there would be no free […]

WordPress 3 & Parent-Child Themes from WordCamp Vancouver

If you missed WordCamp Vancouver and wanted more than the slides I posted previously, now you can watch Catherine Winters & I talk about WordPress 3.0 just a short while before it came out: As Catherine & I talked about, WordPress 3.0 is a very easy (and fast) update for people who are already using […]

Get Ready for WordPress 3: Backup Your Database

DB Options ‹ — WordPress-1

Now that WordPress 3.0 RC3 (third release candidate) is out, it can only mean that WordPress 3.0 is just around the corner. The final version could be any day now, so now is the time to start getting ready. Thinking about doing the update to 3? Awesome. It should be painless for you, but … […]