The new WordPress theme, Apostrophe, makes me want to start a magazine of some sort. Beautiful and responsive, it has a great layout for sites pushing lots of content. You can download it for your self-hosted site or activate it on WordPress.com here: Apostrophe | WordPress theme Also kudos to fellow Automattician Konstantin Kovshenin, who built Apostrophe’s […]
As a Happiness Engineer at Automattic, I live and breathe WordPress nearly everyday.
If you don’t follow @DerpPress on Twitter, I think you should. I spent several minutes laughing this morning thanks to some of their tweets. BuddyPress 2.3: Now with Companion style sheets. pic.twitter.com/1Ag2K2DQ2x — DerpPress (@DerpPress) May 5, 2015 [WooSocialism, WooCommandEconomy sadly fold their protest signs, kick dirt dejectedly] — DerpPress (@DerpPress) May 19, 2015 @rmccue […]
Woo Joins Automattic
Automattic has done a lot growth recently. We never stopped hiring, and we’ve made some great acquisitions which brought excellent products and even better talent onto the team. Yesterday, it was announced that Automattic is acquiring Woo. You might know them for their great Themes and eCommerce plugin. Here’s some essential reading: Woo & Automattic | […]
I’ve seen this problem come up a lot recently in the WordPress.com forums. “I’ve added some CSS to my site, but the changes aren’t showing. What should I do?” Staff and volunteers can help with CSS on your WordPress.com site in the CSS Customization Forum.
I had previously written on how I customized my blog with Hew, here on WordPress.com. The Hew theme is now available on the WordPress.org theme repo as well. Hew If you have a self-hosted site and use Hew, feel free to use any of my CSS adjustments. I recommend activating the Jetpack plugin for its CSS editor.
This punk Wapuu (“Wapuunk”) from WordCamp London is my new desktop wallpaper: Wapuu is open source (GPL) and you can get this newest iteration here, along with some other WordCamp London images that are now released under a Creative Commons License: http://london.wordcamp.org/2015/wapuunk-wallpapers-and-more/
Or…”WordCamp Dayton: So much to think about I had to wait a few days to write about it.” This weekend had a lot of firsts for me. My first WordCamp, and first Happiness Bar volunteering. My first time meeting some of my fellow Automatticians, including Jackie Stachurski who was my trial buddy last year. My first time at […]
WordCamp Dayton 2015
Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2015, I’ll be volunteering at WordCamp Dayton. Stop by the Happiness Bar and say, “Hi.” 🙂 Even though I’ve used WordPress since 2010, this is actually my first WordCamp so I’m very excited. Let me know if you’re attending as well! You can buy tickets here. Dayton WordPress on twitter […]
How I Customized Hew
When the designers at WordPress.com released the theme, Hew, I immediately liked it. I had been using Vertigo because it was unique and odd, just like me. It also used post formats, which I like. But Hew gave me a chance to turn my page into something less driven by the theme itself and more representative […]
I’m no artist, but I was struck with inspiration during a water break yesterday: Do you Wapuu?