#AANDigital: WordPress in the Newsroom

Since I’ve been involved in the news industry, I’ve been a huge proponent of open source software. In particular, this selling point: open source makes for much easier cross-institution collaboration. Open source software provides a legal framework for companies to pool development resources, and build mutually-beneficial products. However, as I learned the hard way, news organizations need […]

Editorial Flow Update, 1/24

Editorial Flow Update, 1/24. Making progress, and I’m pretty happy with what we decided to focus on. Looking to hear more use cases on functionality to edit already published content.

Project Reclaim update

Project Reclaim update. I love that Boone is doing this. Now that I’ve fully switched from iTunes to Rdio, I’m tempted to try out a Linux machine. Most of the software I use is cross-platform or web-based anyway.

Not Getting GitHub Notifications?

Not Getting GitHub Notifications? This makes my week. Many, many apologies to those who have opened issues I haven’t responded to.

How you might “open source (almost) everything”

I’d like to identify ways in which Automattic can release more code as open source by default. In the WordPress.com repository, there’s a fair amount of code in use that’s never seen the light of day. Bits and pieces of this code would probably be useful to other people, and subsequently be improved as more […]

Co-Authors Plus v2.6.3: Enhancements and bug fixes

Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.3 has the following improvements: AJAX user search is back to searching against first name, last name, display name, email address and user ID. The method introduced in v2.6.2 didn’t […]

#techrakingcir: The Future of the CMS

Today, I’m down at Google in Mountain View at Techraking, a gathering of technologists and investigative journalists. It’s been super inspiring because of the fresh to me perspectives — I’d love to help Portland media outlets with projects like those I’ve heard about. At lunch, I learnt I was to lead a small group breakout […]

Co-Authors Plus v2.6.2: Enhancements and bug fixes

Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.2 has the following improvements: AJAX user search matches against first name, last name, and nickname fields too, in addition to display name, user login, and email address. Comment moderation […]