I got these questions from a lynda.com viewer earlier today. They are fairly common so here are the questions and my answers. Keep in mind that everyone who works with WordPress or on the web in general has strong preferences one way or the other, so if you disagree with anything I say, leave it in …
Episode 17 of Authored Content was all about the Adobe MAX conference and the announcement that Adobe is moving their products to the Creative Cloud subscription. In other words, the “Creative Suite” moniker is gone. The regular crew was joined by Doug Winnie and special guest Anne-Marie Concepcion from InDesign Secrets and other cool things.
WordPress turns 10 years old this month, around the same time version 3.6 is set to release. This 10 year anniversary should be a time for review, revision, and vision for the future. Should WordPress remain a one-size-fits-all CMS grown out of a blogging platform? Or is it time to rethink the structure of the application and modularize it to meet the demands of different user groups? I say it’s time for a fork.
I dropped by the WPwatercooler today to talk WordPress teaching and learning with the gang. It was a fun experience and I hope I’ll be able to join again some time in the near future. WPwatercoolerÂ is a weekly 30 minute Google Hangout where people talk WordPress. Episode page with all the links
Designer and developer Doug Winnie joins the Authored Content crew to talk about design trends, Windows Phone 8 development, Facebook redesign, Google Maps API deprecation, DRM, content ownership on the web and legal responsibility in comments. Relevant links: Jess and Russ (parallax design) Flat design One Page design Windows Phone 8 App sales Star Trek …
Hot on the heels of the release of WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts and WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce comes my third course in the series: WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads.
While WooCommerce is a full fledged ecommerce platform for WordPress, Easy Digital Downloads (or EDD for short) is built to sell digital products and services only. This means a drastically simplified user interface, no shipping options, and easier tax handling. If you want to sell digital products online Easy Digital Downloads is a great place to start.
Want a simple way to make an ecommerce site that is easy to use, robust, and has almost endless opportunities for expansions? Look no further than WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce.
Join Joe LeBlanc, Simon Allardice, Ray Villalobos, and Morten Rand-Hendriksen for a discussion of the new JS based framework hood.ie, WordPress brute force attacks, Government website design, jQuery 2.0 and no more support for IE8, and the neverending debate over HTML5 vs. natvie apps brought to the forefront again due to LinkedIn’s move from HTML5 to native.
In response to my post about brute force attacks against the admin username in WordPress yesterday many users have contacted me asking how to remove the admin user from their installations. In this video I demonstrate how to remove the user completely and attribute all its posts with a new administrator account. Feel free to share it far and wide.