The WordPress Core Commit Team ended their meeting after WordCamp Orlando and has announced on the development blog that there will be canonical plugins in the future. What are ‘canonical plugins’? The first question which comes to mind is ‘What are canonical plugins?‘. The team has provided the following definition: Canonical plugins would be plugins […]
Archives for December 2009
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we’ve got the latest news on the pending MT5 release. Information on documentation, upgrading, what’s new, and more.
Translation strings for WordPress 2.9 have been frozen. This means that no new changes other than bug corrections will be made to 2.9 anymore and we can expect a Release Candidate (RC1) anytime now. The WP Core team is in Orlando, discussing the future of WordPress, the 3.0 branch and WPMu merge, and possible changes […]
One of the reasons blogging rose to prominence is because of the inherent recency of its content. No longer were people going to wait for the end of the day for a well-researched and well-written article to appear on the web, but a couple of hours would be enough. There’s really no debate that blog […]
In this post, I go over the steps I took to break through the traffic plateaus at different times of my blog.
Plurk, one of the top micro-blogging services, has just opened up its API to developers! Yep, you heard it right! Plurk’s official blog, Plurk Labs, announced the news today with much excitement. As Plurk grows, the demand for different set of tools, applications or features to complement our product has also increased. While some of […]
The wait is finally over and Expression Engine 2.0 has finally been released by EllisLab more than 18 months after being introduced at SXSW 2008. I personally have not had time yet to extensively test the new release but expectations are very high. In the past I have called Expression Engine the best self-hosted blogging […]
Site speed is a big issue for Google and consequently the search giant has updated and improved the Google Analytics tracking tag for faster loading times. The new tag has multiple advantages: Faster tracking code load times for your web pages due to improved browser execution Enhanced data collection and accuracy Elimination of tracking errors […]
In their on-going effort in making the web faster, Google has just recently announced an experimental Webmaster Tools feature called Site Performance which shows how your site performs in terms of loading time and gives suggestions on how to make it more faster. You can access this new feature on your Google Webmaster Tools account, […]
No one is questioning the speed of technology today– what may be innovative today may be junk tomorrow (or worse, junk by lunch time. ) Blogging is no exception. One of the impending casualties of the blogging space obsolescence is live blogging. Yeah, there was a time when people blogged real-time in their respective blogs […]