9 reasons to switch from Drupal to WordPress(www.poynter.org)
Yes, your content matters, but so does your choice of a content-management system (CMS). This choice can influence everything from how often you and your staff post stories to how much time — and money — you’ll need to spend wrangling bug fixes, compatibility issues and design snafus. Choose a CMS that’s a wrong fit, and you’ll regret it.
Introducing Pointers in WordPress 3.3(theme.fm)
WordPress 3.3 is planned for November this year and we published the scope a while ago here on Theme.fm. As mentioned in that post, 3.3 will get a series of UI improvements, one of which is Pointers (or Admin Pointers).
WordUp – A Fork Of WordCamp (www.wptavern.com)
What do you think about WordUp? Could this become the defacto name for independent WordCamp events not wanting to have to deal with all of the guidelines that come with using the trademarked term, WordCamp?
ConvertMyFlash 10% Discount (convertmyflash.com)
I just found out about "ConvertMyFlash" service. It takes old flash sites and coverts them to WordPress! They were also kind enough to give wpMail.me readers a 10% discount if you ever needed it. Just send "WPMAIL10%" in the email when you contact them.
Disclaimer: This is not an advertisement. I really like the idea of going from Flash to WordPress.
I wanna be a theme designer: Intro()
This tutorial series from DevPress will teach you how to create themes that use WordPress standards and don’t have a ton of plugin functionality thrown into the mix.
bbPress 2.0 now available!(bbpress.org)
No longer are the days of elaborate xml-rpc connections or impossible to figure-out cookie configurations! No more are the integration woes, complex theme arrangements, or separate dashboards! bbPress 2.0 represents a complete rethink of how to fit forums inside WordPress in the simplest, most elegant way possible.
Pippity makes it easy for publishers who respect
their readers to create popups that convert.
GD bbPress Attachments 1.1.0 (www.dev4press.com)
GD bbPress Attachments Plugin adds much needed attachments functionality to bbPress and works with fine with just released bbPress 2.0, and it has no special requirements, since file upload and storage is handled by WordPress media library.
Profile Builder version 1.1.6 has arrived(www.cozmoslabs.com)
Profile Builder Pro 1.1.6 is live. The big change is that there are filters everywhere now so you can modify almost anything without touching the plugin files. Other features include required fields and custom redirects besides a few bug fixes.
Disclamer: Profile Builder is a commercial plugin developed by Reflection Media where I'm a co-founder.
10 Steps to Securing Your WordPress Installation (wp.tutsplus.com)
WordPress is open source which means that everyone, including hackers with a malicious intent, can scour the source code looking for holes in its security. That is why I’m going to show you some good precautionary steps to take to protect you, your WordPress and most importantly, your users.
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