June 17, 2009

  1. An Apology and a Question

    Earlier today I posted about the GPL and WordPress themes. I was attempting to make a point I feel is important and should be discussed, but obviously did so in a very poor way. Regardless of my intent, in retrospect I regret the way in which I raised the topic and how I authored the…

  2. Popularity Contest 2.0 beta 1

    My Popularity Contest plugin for WordPress has been “broken”1 for more than a year (since the WordPress 2.5 release I believe). Luckily, the great WordPress community found and posted work-arounds and most people had working versions while updating the plugin sat on my to-do list. The main issue with updating it was that I felt…

  3. More GPL Themes – Yay “Free”dom

    UPDATE: Please also read the follow-up post here. It’s great to see theme developers doing the right thing and releasing their themes under the GPL. Examples: WooThemes, Revolution. The GPL v2 has the following clause in it (right at the top – emphasis mine): 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program’s…