News Archives

  1. RAMP v1.0.4 Released

    We pushed out an update to RAMP today, our WordPress plugin that makes it easy for you to stage content for review in one environment, then push it to your production server once it’s ready to go. As the version number indicates, this release is primarily to deliver a few bug fixes. Here is a…

  2. Announcing FavePersonal

    FavePersonal Screenshot

    I’m very proud to announce the launch of FavePersonal; a WordPress theme designed for personal websites. I have been using (and building and testing) FavePersonal on this site since August of last year and I am very pleased with what we’ve created. The features for FavePersonal were driven by my goals for version three of…

  3. New Crowd Favorite Careers Page

    Crowd Favorite Careers Page

    We have a shiny, new careers page on the Crowd Favorite website. For the first time, I think what we have up there pretty accurately reflects both what we’re looking for and what we offer. Our new approach is a little different than most jobs pages; it doesn’t list any jobs. I’ve always struggled to…

  4. Twitter Tools 3.0 beta 1

    I’ve been working for a while on a version of Twitter Tools that extends Social. Version 3.0 is a ground-up rewrite, with a few features included for backward compatibility. If you’d like to test the beta, grab it from GitHub. Note that this is lightly tested and there is absolutely no information in the README…

  5. Social 2.0 for WordPress

    Social Comments

    I’m very excited about today’s release of Social 2.0, a WordPress plugin from MailChimp. This is perhaps my favorite WordPress plugin; it is complex and ambitious, but I love the way it helps build a bridge between social networks and WordPress – a platform where we can really own our data. Social has a couple…

  6. Social 2.0 beta 3

    We have been working hard on a new version of the MailChimp’s Social plugin for WordPress. We have packaged a beta version for public testing (2.0b3, currently running on this site). Download from GitHub We are hoping for a general release of version 2.0 on Monday, so please report any issues you find in the…

  7. Crowd Favorite is Hiring: Technical Designer

    Crowd Favorite is hiring! We’re looking to add a designer with good HTML and CSS chops to join our front-end team in our Denver, CO office. I’m certainly biased, but I think this is a pretty great position. You will get to: work with latest web standards work on high-profile websites conceptualize and create new…

  8. Drafts Dropdown 2.0

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    I’ve released an updated version of Drafts Dropdown. This is a WordPress plugin that gives you easy access to your draft posts. A “Drafts” link is added to the admin bar. Clicking this drops down a drawer with your drafts. The new version also updates the styling, improves performance, and will make you younger, fitter…

  9. WordPress + Twitter + Facebook = Social

    Social Comments

    Social is a new WordPress plugin that makes it easier for you to connect your WordPress site to other social web networks. Download This thing is really cool, for a number of reasons. I’ll dive into those in a bit, but first head on over to the MailChimp blog to see the official release announcement.…

  10. GUID Fix Plugin (Important for RAMP Customers)

    Yesterday we released CF GUID-Fix, a plugin to address an issue that could cause problems for folks using our RAMP content-deployment product for WordPress (my previous post about RAMP).1 There were versions of WordPress prior to 3.1 that had a bug that caused pages and some custom post types to have non-unique GUID values. This…

  11. RAMP: Easy Content Deployment for WordPress

    I’m very excited to introduce RAMP to the WordPress community. RAMP is a new commercial product for WordPress that makes it easy to set up your content in your staging environment, then push those changes to your live site. At Crowd Favorite we are fortunate to have some really great clients. These clients are running…

  12. Delivereads

    I’ve got an idea… I love it when I get a note like this from internet superhero Dave Pell. It normally means I’m going to get a chance to help build something I’m going to love. Our latest project together is Delivereads. You may have read about it already on Daring Fireball, Gizmodo or the…

  13. Hiring: PHP Developers in Denver, CO

    Want a fun and challenging work environment? Want to build stuff on the cutting edge with and for WordPress? At Crowd Favorite we build cool things for the web. We get to play with the entire web stack, from back-end API architecture to advanced front-end HTML5, CSS and jQuery interfaces. We are hiring immediately for…

  14. Wanted: Technical Project Manager

    I’m looking for a bright, motivated individual to join our team as a project manager. At Crowd Favorite we build cool things for the web. You will join us to enjoy the privilege of working with great clients and a sharp and dedicated team on fun and challenging projects. The project manager position is a…

  15. SxSW WordPress Business Panel Audio

    The audio is now online from the WordPress business panel I participated in at SxSW 2011.1 I talk quite a bit about Crowd Favorite and running a WordPress development business in the first 15 minutes or so, then chime in here and there throughout the rest of the hour. My thanks to Shane for putting…