Live blogging comes to WordPress

[UPDATE: Venturebeat reports that a serious bug exists in this plugin. It seems that the developers created the plugin and tested it on a pre-release version of the next version of the WordPress software. My recommendation: don't use the plugin until you have installed an updated version that has been verified that it corrects the […]

The pros and cons of dedicated WordPress hosting

Some web hosting companies specialize in delivering services dedicated to very specific types of software. WordPress is one example of popular open source software that a hosting company may feature. There are both advantages and disadvantages to this type of hosting. Some of the advantages include: Expertise in the software you want to use. The […]

No frills for a while

If you’re a previous visitor to this site, you’ll probably notice that it looks very different today compared to your last visit. What you see is the look and feel of the default WordPress theme known as Twenty Eleven that’s included with the latest version of the content management system, instead of the customized Thesis […]

Trust is key to avoiding a bad WordPress theme

A red flag waving is how I saw Siobhan Ambrose’s post a few days ago on why you should never search for free WordPress themes in Google or anywhere else. What Ambrose presents in her post is the result of some credible and compelling research she carried out into what could be going on behind […]