WordPress Trademark Transferred to Non-Profit

Matt Mullenweg announced yesterday on his blog that his company, Automattic, has transferred the trademark for WordPress to the WordPress foundation. This is big news because it means that WordPress’s name is now separate from any company. From Mullenweg’s blog: It’s important for me to know that WordPress will be protected and that the brand

How to Change Your WordPress Permalinks

In this article we are going to look into permalinks. The goal for this entry is to make your blog’s permalinks more readable and also improve search engine optimization on your site. What is a permalink? Permalink is short for ‘permanent link’. It is a URL that points at a specific blog post, category, or

Win a Copy of ‘Digging Into WordPress’ from WPZine!

WPZine is pleased to announce that we have a copy of the outstanding WordPress book ‘Digging Into WordPress’ by Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr. You get one entry for doing each of the following: 1. One (1) entry for following @GoWPZine on Twitter 2. One (1) entry for tweeting this: Win a copy of Digging

How to Add Thumbnails to Your RSS Feed

There are more and more blogs adding thumbnails to their RSS feed. This looks nice and can set your RSS feed apart from others. You should be able to implement this within 10 minutes or so. WPZine has made this modification. To add thumbnails to your RSS feed all you need to do is copy

8 Great WordPress Plugins You Must Use

This is the first blog post on WPZine. Since I was in the process of setting up the site I figured it was a great time to review some of the plugins I like to use for WordPress. Plus, this is a much better first post then going on about how this site came about