Automattic has released a new plugin called WordPress Widgets. Users at WordPress.com are already using these Widgets, and with this plugin it allows users running WordPress as their blog software to do the same.
Good news for WordPress Theme authors. WordPress Arena has launched a Theme Competition. The last date for entries is May 1, 2006, 12:00pm PST.
WordPress has just released a 2.0.2 security release and is a must upgrade if you want to keep your blog safe.
This is something that I am longing to learn throughly. I know just basic enough to get work done, but there are such a lot of things that you can do with it, that I have decided to dedicate a post collecting resources to the same! Apache module mod_rewrite mod_rewrite – Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite: A Beginner’s Guide to URL Rewriting mod_rewrite, a beginner’s guide (with examples) Results from Google mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet Apache mod_rewrite tweaks URL Rewriting Well there are a lot more resources.
Current Invite Count : 0 I am giving away invites to Windows Live Messenger. If you are interested in receiving an invite then please post a comment below giving me a good reason I should give this to you. What it is?
ABC News reports: Internet users can take just one-twentieth of a second to decide whether they like the look of a website, researchers say. Dr Gitte Lindgaard and colleagues from Carleton University in Ottawa flashed up websites for 50 milliseconds and asked participants to rate them for visual appeal. When they repeated the exercise after a longer viewing period, the participants’ ratings were consistent.
I’m surprised it is still not out on the Dev Blog, but you can download WordPress 2.0. WordPress 2.
WordPress Dev Blog reports that Yahoo Small Business will now offer WordPress for its users. Yahoo has gone ahead with more than just the default installation of WP. It also includes Akismet with a Pro-Blogger Akismet License.
If you want to design your website for wireless compatibility but want to avoid creating new content or using special XML transformations, then using XHTML and CSS is a great solution. I am actually considering creating stylesheets to ensure site compatibility on handhelds and for print. However, will need to research a bit.
Connections Reloaded 1.2.2 is now out.
AP reports: Yahoo has introduced email folder which will fetch data from RSS feeds that you specify. This comes as a major move from the traditional method of receiving emails as well as the usual method of fetching RSS feeds and displaying it on a web page. Currently in beta with plans to release it to a portion of their customers.
Matt writes: Weâ€™ve decided to open up WordPress.com for signups without invites for a bit. The service has been scaling very well since we got the problems from the move worked out.