Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings

WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Monthly Archives: August 2007

How to podcast with an iPhone

My coworker, Andy Edmonds, has a video tutorial on how to podcast using an iPhone and a Mac. I don’t have an iPhone or a Mac, but I wish I had both. Maybe one day…

WordPress 2.3 Beta 1

As announced on the dev blog, WordPress 2.3 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing. Some of the features of 2.3 include automatic notification for plugin and core code version updates, built-in tags support, faster javascript, and SEO-friendly URL redirection. The new tag system includes an importer for those using the Ultimate Tag Warrior plugin, and importers for a couple of other popular plugins are in the works. There is also a conversion … Continue reading

Sandbox Design Competition Winners

The Sandbox Designs Competition is over, and the results are in. The overall winner was the Sandpress theme. That theme was one of my favorites. When I get a few minutes to back through them again, I’ll try to write up my list of favorites, and what I like and dislike about each theme. All in all, there were some very nice designs in the competition. I could tell that the designers all put a … Continue reading

WordPress 2.2.2 Released

There is a new security & bugfix release: WordPress 2.2.2. There are no new features in this version. Since it is a security release, all users should upgrade as soon as possible. Read the original announcement for full details. Download now! Also, as mentioned in the original announcement, there is a new version in the 2.0 legacy branch: WordPress 2.0.11. This branch is maintained for the Debian package, and is also the only supported release … Continue reading