A WordPress “Forced” Update

***Update – So several members of the Core dev team and Core security team have responded on Twitter and pointed out that the updates were always this way and that the Codex was incorrect.  It has been updated to reflect reality.  While this still causes some frustration on my part, I appreciate their quickness to both […]

It’s (Not) Time For WordPress To Automatically Update Themes, Plugins, And Core By Default

Monday, Jeff Chandler published a post on WP Tavern called, “It’s Time For WordPress to Automatically Update Themes, Plugins, and Core by Default.” I have a huge amount of respect for Jeff and the WP Tavern team.  I think they have a great handle on what is going on in the WordPress space and they […]

WordPress Has A Plugin Problem

WordPress has a plugin problem. Now I know that there are plugins for this and for that. In fact, there are very few things that there aren’t multiple (if not hundreds) of plugins for.  They are constantly being released.  In fact, it seems that the plugin review team for wordpress.org always needs volunteers (I do […]

Church Podcasting – Theme or Plugin?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve worked with a church that uses WordPress as their CMS of choice and loves it.  Having worked in church tech for several years, I saw this so many times.  It’s a great platform with a low barrier of entry and great resources for those without massive marketing […]