Author Archives: Konstantin Kovshenin

About the Author:
Konstantin Kovshenin

Co-founder and Ex-Editor in Chief, WordPress core contributor, theme and plugin developer. Gone to Automattic and keeps blogging from time to time.

WordPress 3.3 Release Candidate 1 is out for one last final check before the release, oh and Ryan mentioned that it’s “Now with more icons”, so go take a look! :) There’s also a WordPress 3.3 Status Update by Jane on the development blog. Permalink Permalink


WordPress 3.3 Beta 4 Available Now! Of course we all were expecting things a little earlier and it seems like beta 4 is the final one. The RC and release dates have been set as TBA, more info on the WordPress Development Blog and the Version 3.3 Project Schedule. Permalink Permalink


12 Lorem Ipsum Generators that Make Dummy Text More Fun is a great list that designers and developers would appreciate (and in the end, your clients too.) Tired of the old “lorem ipsum” test when designing, developing and testing WordPress sites, themes and plugin? Why don’t you try Bacon Ipsum or perhaps Cupcake Ipsum ;) … Permalink


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WordPress End-User Security by Dre Armeda

In this video from WordCamp Chicago, Dre talks about security when working with WordPress. He starts from securing your local computer, using safe passwords and the good ways to securely connect to the Internet and WordPress. Dre then mentions a great deal of techniques on making your WordPress installation more secure, file permissions, SSL certificates, … Permalink


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The Responsive Grid & You: Extending Your WordPress Site Across Multiple Devices

In this video Jeremy Fuksa talks about responsive web design and responsive grid systems at WordCamp Kansas City 2011. It’s pretty interesting how Jeremy points out that “Responsive” is simply a buzz word, just like AJAX — something that existed long ago but was not that popular. He explains what responsive web design is all … Permalink


Grab our Lorenz Business WordPress Theme for only $10 this weekend. This is a limited time offer due to our PayPal integration changes, so we’re testing things out. If you have any trouble during the checkout process or with the theme itself, please let us know. Permalink Permalink


Deploying WordPress with Capistrano

Deploying WordPress with Capistrano Part 3: Backing Up and Restoring MySQL

So you’ve been through the first two parts of the series and if not, here’s part 1 and here’s part two. In this third part we’ll go over backing up and restoring your WordPress database via Capistrano tasks and we’ll finally see how to attach our backup task to the main deployment task for automatic … Permalink


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Chip Bennett on WordPress Theme Repository

Chip Bennett (who is one of the leading reviewers for WordPress.org themes) talks about the WordPress Theme Repository at WordCamp Kansas City 2011. Chip gives quite a complete walkthrough of what the theme repository is, how it works and of course how to develop and submit your themes for approval to the themes directory. Guidelines, … Permalink


WordPress 3.3 Beta 3 is now available! The release candidate has been moved to mid-November and the launch date has been set to 29th of November. Test your themes and plugins against the third beta and report a bug if you found it. Also note that WordPress 3.3 is shipping with jQuery 1.7. You can … Permalink


Create a Typography Based WordPress Blog Theme is a new tutorial by Chris Spooner on Line25. Chris started the tutorial way back from the design stage, then over to HTML5 and CSS3 coding, and now this seems to be the final part bringing it all together into a full-blown WordPress theme. Permalink Permalink


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