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Round WordPress: Summer of Code, Kubrick Retired, How Tos, WebWare 100, and WordPress Fan Blogs

In my , I used to feature a round-up of WordPress-related podcasts and fan blogs offering great tips and useful information on using WordPress from the beginner level to advanced techniques. I’ve decided to continue this tradition here on .

Every week or so, I’ll publish a post featuring highlights and most recent articles by some of the top WordPress blogging experts. I encourage you to visit these blogs and add them to your feed reader as they continue to provide invaluable WordPress tips, techniques, news, resources, and information.

This week, the talk around the WordPress Community is fired up over the discussion started by Weblog Tools Collection on retiring the Kubrick/Default WordPress Theme, Google/WordPress Summer of Code, WordPress 2.8, voting for new WordPress IRC ops and moderators, and the new WordPress Widget API.

WordPress Podcasts

WordCast: The features news, interviews, and great laughter on WordPress-related topics. This week’s episode is WordCast 49: Barbaric Blog Herald Barrage with as guest co-host, covering the delay of WordPress 2.8, WordPress/Google Summer of Code 2009, WordCamp Toronto’s efforts to involve their community in their WordPress Event, Celebrity Pressers help needed for , WordPress for iPhone, contributing to WordPress, the Making of, and more tips and news on WordPress.

WP Tavern WordPress Weekly Podcast: Jeffro interviews Andrew Ozz, the person responsible for the JavaScript load optimization articles and features, TinyMCE integration and updates, and other key and core WordPress features.

The most recent episode of the The WordPress Plugins Podcast featuring the MailPress Plugin and Search And Replace Plugin.

WordPress Fan and Expert Blogs


WP Engineer:



WP Hacks:


Featured WordPress Fan Blog

If you aren’t familiar with our WordPress experts and fans up north, check out Planet WordPress Canada, an aggregator similar to , the official WordPress aggregator, dedicated to Canadian WordPress experts.

Here are some highlights published recently on the aggregator.

Other WordPress Tips and Techniques

Every week I collect WordPress tips and techniques from around the web to publish here and on my @lorelleonwp Twitter daily. Here are some goodies I’ve found recently. They may apply to older versions of WordPress, but they still are helpful articles, probably featuring things you didn’t know you could do with WordPress.

The WordPress Community generates some of the best WordPress tips, techniques, and resources. If you would like your WordPress tip and technique included in my lists, see Tips For Writing Good WordPress Tips and Writing and Publishing Code In Your WordPress Blog Posts. When its ready, contact me at

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Copyright Lorelle VanFossen, member of the 9Rules Network, and author of Blogging Tips, What Bloggers Won't Tell You About Blogging.


  1. Ynot
    Posted April 6, 2009 at 6:08 am | Permalink

    Great articles, Lorelle!



  2. Posted April 6, 2009 at 10:46 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the article and the links to WpRecipes, Lorelle 🙂

  3. Posted April 6, 2009 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for all the work you do. I might think you are a wee bit crazy but hey, we need crazy people too.

  4. Posted April 6, 2009 at 1:30 pm | Permalink

    Lorelle is no more crazy than the rest of us WordPress fanatics. 😉 Thanks for mentioning Planet WordPress Canada and thanks for all of your hard work promoting the best blogging/CMS software in the known universe!

  5. keslick69
    Posted April 6, 2009 at 2:05 pm | Permalink


    Thanks for featuring! It is nice to be appreciated. 🙂

    Keep up the great work here!

  6. Posted April 7, 2009 at 7:55 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for mentioning WordCamp Toronto 2009 on the podcast.

  7. Posted April 15, 2009 at 2:01 pm | Permalink

    I am turning my fellow blogging companions at 8 Women Dream on to your great tips in the hopes that we can turn our blog concept into a hit. You give some of the best blogging tips on the Internet!
    Thank you.

  8. הבלוג של שחר
    Posted July 1, 2009 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    Lorelle thanks about wanderful post.. very intresting!
    its very nice to be appreciated 🙂 😀

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