Mastering WordPress: How Long Should It Take? (tommcfarlin.com) Here’s the thing: we applaud anyone and everyone who wants to work on mastering anything, let alone WordPress.Perhaps that sounds a bit idealistic, but we don’t think that’s here or there – people need to be good at what they do.
As much as we wish we could offer more positive advice, there’s only a handful of things that can be offered up.
Potential Roadmap for WordPress Multisite (www.poststat.us) If you use WordPress Multisite or have interest in it, you’ll want to read Andrew Nacin’s potential roadmap for the future of the project. It’s very promising, and he touches on many of the pain points for the current use cases for Multisite.
The Easiest WordPress Membership Plugin to Use (chrislema.com) If you know a little something about something, and you are building a membership site you want to pass on to someone else, who may know less than you, and you don’t want them calling you all the time, then you too might want to build that solution on top of Exchange.
Getting Good at Support (pippinsplugins.com) Providing top-notch support is not just about being good in dealing with customers, especially angry ones, or even being good at hunting down problems, whether they be in your own source code or the code someone else wrote. Top-notch support comes from balancing these two aspects and many more at the same time.
Canvas 5.5 – Now You can Do More (www.woothemes.com) Canvas has come a long way since its birth in February 2010. As we continue pushing out new and updated code in every version, our goal is to make Canvas the ultimate theme for beginners and developers alike, through lean code and a helpful feature set.
Registering Multiple Default Backgrounds (justintadlock.com) One of the awesome things WordPress theme authors can do is register multiple default header images. This allows their theme users to pick-and-choose from images that have been specifically optimized for the theme. Unfortunately, we can’t say the same thing about custom backgrounds, so this tutorial will show you how to do it.
How to Set Up the WordPress Backend in Your Language (wpmu.org) About 30,000 people from 178 countries took part in this year’s WordPress survey, so a vast majority of people outside the US are using WordPress. And it makes sense that those people would want to use WordPress in their own language. In this post we’ll show you how to set up your WordPress backend in a language other than English.