Tons of linkable stuff happened in the WordPress community this week. So if clicking on blue underlined text and reading the things that follow is something you enjoy doing, you will be busy for a while this weekend.
We have tutorials, themes, Plugins, and events in this week’s community news. Full link lists after the jump.
Notable community blog posts this week include:
- The Automattic team, which is typically distributed throughout the world, met up in one place this week. Here’s photo proof.
- David Perel of Obox Design posted about their iterative approach to design on their website.
- Andrea Rennick posted about she and Ron’s experience at WordCamp Montreal. Also see the guest post that went up on WPTavern reviewing WordCamp Montreal.
- Matt Mullenweg posted photos from his time at WordCamp Jerusalem.
- Mark Jaquith posted a presentation he put together that introduces custom post types.
- Envato, a company that uses WordPress in a large way and is a distributed team, posted a team photo when they all recently met up in one place.
- The Netsetter reviewed WPBids, a niche theme for preparing project proposals. Our own review of it should be going up next week!
- Brian Clark describes and comments on the recent formation of Copyblogger Media.
- Weblog Tools Collection highlighted a number of moderators on the WordPress support forums.
- An editorial went up on Computer World UK all about the different communities that make up the oft mentioned “open source community.”
- Andy Beard posts and comments about the recent WordPress trademark transfer to the WordPress Foundation. There’s also an interesting discussion about the WordPress trademark happening in the WPTavern forum.
- Ryan Boren posted a photo titled “Gravatar Powered T-shirt.”
In WordPress tutorials this week:
- WPRecipes posted how to add the post title to the body class, as well as how to define a minimum word count per post.
- StylizedWeb has a tutorial about how to create a client area in WordPress.
- DigWP has a nice post about WordPress security keys.
- Smiths R Us shows how to use Gravatars within the Mac Address Book.
- WordPress consultant Bill Erickson shows how to add Facebook “like” buttons to Thesis and Genesis.
Regarding Plugins, check these out:
- CSSReflex posted a list of the most popular WordPress Plugins on CodeCanyon.
- WPFeed posted a list of Facebook Plugins for WordPress.
Then, in themes:
- Inspired Magazine posted a list of mobile related WordPress themes.
- We just learned of ProofPress this week, what is apparently another theme-as-app coming in October.
That’s it for links this week. If you run across something link worthy, don’t hesitate to let us know about it. If it’s worth a story we’ll jump on it, and if it’s best suited for a community news post it will show up in this space next week.