Meetups Presentations WordPress

My WordPress Melbourne User Group Presentation: WordPress 3.1 Overview

At last night’s WordPress Melbourne User Group meetup I presented on WordPress 3.1 – new features and changes.

Below are the slides from the presentation. For more detailed information on WordPress 3.1, check out my detailed WordPress 3.1 feature review post.

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WordCamp Melbourne 2011 wrap-up on the WordCast Podcast

WordCamp Melbourne 2011 was last weekend, and there is a wrap-up of it on the WordCast Podcast episode 92.

Kym Huynh attended the event and interviewed some of the attendees.

I’ll be posting my own summary of WordCamp Melbourne 2011 in the coming days.


WordPress 3.1 New Features – a Comprehensive Review

WordPress LogoThis post contains a comprehensive list of the new features and changes that are part of the recently released WordPress 3.1.

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WordPress 3.1 Released

After 8 months of development WordPress 3.1 has just been released.

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WordPress 3.1 to be released today?

Update 24 February 2011: WordPress 3.1 has now been released

According to Andrew Nacin, WordPress 3.1 is going to be released in 23rd February 2011 in the AM (US time):

Fingers crossed 🙂


Why You Should Blog

Troy Dean has an interesting take on why you should blog.

Cloud News Ninefold

Ninefold: a New Australian-Based Cloud Server & Storage Provider

There is some exciting progress in the Australian-based cloud provider market, with Sydney-based Ninefold opening its doors to the public yesterday.

Themes WordPress

Time For Change (of theme)

Today Automattic released the brand new Duster WordPress Theme.

Being a technical guy, I typically don’t care much for WordPress themes.

However I haven’t been happy with how my website has been looking so I decided to give it a try.

The showcase template is really cool (I’m using it for the home page), and I also really like the simplistic layout of the individual post and archive pages.

Anyway, enough talking about pretty things. Time to dig back into some code!

SEO WordPress

Is WordPress Killing Your SEO?

Is your WordPress website not appearing at all in search engines?

A simple setting in your WordPress dashboard could be preventing your entire website from being indexed!

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WordCamp Melbourne 2011 Schedule Announced

WordCamp Melbourne 2011 LogoWith WordCamp Melbourne 2011 only 2 weeks away, the schedule has been announced.

There are approximately 15 presentations on the first day, and 5 workshops running on the second day.

Notable speakers from the WordPress industry include: