Archive for the 'WordPress' Category

WordPress 2.5

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Congratulations to the WordPress team and the more than 100 contributors who helped to bring this release to the public today. There are loads of changes, which you can read about in the announcement blog post. Among the most interesting changes for MarsEdit users is the addition of more intelligent “post status” information for blog […]

The Broken Web Editor

Friday, February 29th, 2008

I often explain the benefits of MarsEdit starting with a premise that editing on the desktop beats editing in a web browser. I believe this to be true even when the playing field is level, and web interfaces are operating at their best. Unfortunately, thanks to a large number of ever-changing browser environments, web interfaces […]

Livin’ in a WordPress Hacker’s Paradise

Monday, June 5th, 2006

I have been happily using WordPress as the infrastructure for this blog since its inception, almost one year ago. Since I’m perhaps slightly geekier than than the average WordPress customer, I have been wanting to get to know the sources a bit better and possibly make my own tweaks or write plugins to suit my […]

Smokin’ Fast Blog

Saturday, April 29th, 2006

I spent a large part of today “under the hood” working on this blog’s WordPress-based engine. My head hurts from all the PHP, but I am pretty happy with the results. What was I doing? Optimizations for CPU and bandwidth efficiency. I have been pumping up DreamHost since I moved over to them a couple […]