Opti - WordPress Theme

Opti is a theme from Pro Theme Design designed specifically for bloggers. For years the WordPress themes market has been moving away from the blog themes market into themes that are more cms and magazine based – so Opti takes…

TwentyThirteen Theme Revealed

So – the latest ‘default’ WordPress theme has been revealed. TwentyThirteen is the 4th theme in a series that will likely continue indefinitely (at least until the name becomes too long to type ). The previous themes were very clean…

The WordPress Daily Post

The Daily Post is a WordPress.com blog – setup by WordPress.com themselves. The goal of the blog is to give the WordPress.com users daily hints and tips for improving their WordPress website. The Daily Post covers everything from improving design,…

Optimising WordPress Performance

Frederick Townes has put together a really long, detailed post, going into depth on how WordPress performance can be optimised. Frederick is the former CTO of Mashable and responsible for the W3 Total Cache plugin – one of the top…

Sometimes you want to remove a link or two from the WordPress admin menu, the code below shows you a really easy way to do this. This code should be put in your functions.php file. add_action( ‘admin_init’, ‘my_remove_menu_pages’ ); function…

WordPress Security and SEO

The slides from Bastian Grimm about WordPress security and SEO with WordPress. There’s some interesting pointers in there so it’s well worth checking out – especially in regards to concerns around free themes and their security.

Recent Yahoo! Mail Security Breach Linked to Old Wordpress Vulnerability

Researchers at Australia-based BitDefender say they have worked out how some Yahoo Mail accounts are being hijacked, and it leads back to an outdated version of WordPress that was being run on a Yahoo! sub-domain. The bug in question was…

What's the best niche for a new blog in 2013?

Well – this is a tough one. I mentioned the other day that there seems to have been a resurgence in WordPress blogging recently (this blog being my own small attempt). The first thing to do is ignore money and…

Post Status

Post Status is a brand new WordPress website from Brian Krogsgard. It’s similar to my own website, WordPress Vote, in that it’s used to aggregate WordPress news, reviews, and articles. It’s had a really good start and seems to be…

eWorx - Creative Ajax Showcase Wordpress Theme

eWorx is an intriguing looking theme. It’s fully ajaxed using ‘hashbang’ urls and lots of animation effects. Ignoring the animations and the fact that it’s ajaxed to the hilt (things I think are rather superfluous) – eWorx actually has a…