PandoMonthly’s Fireside Chat with Matt Mullenweg

Recently, Sarah Lacy had a long chat with Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress and it’s related companies. Mullenweg shared his thoughts on Silicon Valley, the cult of WordPress, distributed workforces, Facebook, and the relationship between WordPress and Tumblr. [Via: Weblog Tools Collection]

WordPress Admin Icons Template

Matthias Kretschmann has developed a template for designing your own icons for the admin area of WordPress. This is very useful for plugin and theme developers looking to add new icons to their new menus. Icons are also used when you have custom post types on your blog.

FindTheBest helps you find the best for your blog

FindTheBest, a data-driven comparison engine, just launched its interactive, data-driven widgets for bloggers and related WordPress plugin These enable data-driven publishers and bloggers to add interactive, customizable and unbiased product, service and reference listings to blogs and websites. The widgets are: Interactive and include small infographics Monetizable (come with ‘buy now button’); bloggers and affiliate share all the revenues Single or multiple-listing options (for reviews or comparisons) Fully customizable Widgets cover product, service and reference listings across 800 topics The widgets and plugin cover over 800 topics, spanning 9 categories, including: Business & Finance, Education, Electronics, Health, Home & Family, Motors, Software, Sports & Recreation and Travel & Lifestyle. FindTheBest is open to both Publishers and Advertisers / Business owners who can add their listing for free.

WordPress Plugin Directory gets revamped

As a plugin developer, the WordPress plugin directory is extremely critical to me. While the back end works fine, it is extremely critical that the front end part of the site works perfectly, especially to enhance usability for both users and developers. The plugin directory received a much necessary revamp that was put live yesterday.