WordPress 4.7

Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, was released a few hours ago for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it.  The latest version was released today along with the twentyseventeen [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

WordCamp US 2016

I just got back from WordCamp US 2016 and it was great.  The talks were cool and I learned about some new WordPress things.  I stayed with my friend Evan Herman just like I did last year for this conference and it was just as much fun.  I also got to meet a lot of big players in [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

Wordcamp Baltimore

  I just went to #WCBalt (Wordcamp Baltimore) and it was awesome (as usual).  I went with my friend Evan and we learned a lot of cool stuff about the use of Wordpress.  I have been to a lot of Wordcamps, some big and some small.  I expected Wordcamp Baltimore to be one of the [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments

You Are In Grave Danger! Upgrade to WordPress 4.6.1

There were a few security flaws that were part of Wordpress 4.6 that were a lot more important than the changeling made them out to be. I recommend upgrading Wordpress immediately, to save yourself from security vulnerabilities!

By | September 9th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

Wordcamp NYC 2016

Here at Wordcamp in the UN building.  There are a lot of other 'camps' here for other things like python, js and international politics (no they are not all tech-related).  The UN building was definitely a good choice of location for this Wordcamp, the facilities are awesome and it's just cool that we're in this [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

WordPress 4.5

Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.5 help streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site.

By | April 12th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

Wordcamp Atlanta 2016

Atlanta? You read it right.  I am here at the Wordcamp in Atlanta hanging out, learning some great new Wordpress tips and having a great time.  Why am I in Atlanta for Wordcamp?  I have no family in Atlanta, so what am I doing here?  I just like going to the Wordpress conventions where I [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|WordWatch|0 Comments

Andrew Lappin

Just added a new portfolio item: http://www.benrothman.org/project/andrew-lappin/ I designed and coded this wordpress site.  Andrew is a sound mixer and he wanted a site where clients could sample his past work so I made preview windows with javascript that would execute when each album cover was clicked that each contained Soundcloud embeds.

By | March 1st, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments

new wordpress site for Marybeth

Yes, we do have the same last name.  My mother is a professional artist, I guess you could say I come from a creative family. Anyway, I designed and then coded this website on wordpress. http://www.benrothman.org/project/marybethrothman-com/

By | January 19th, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments

WordPress 4.4.1 Update Available

WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions of wordpress.  Time to update your sites!

By | January 6th, 2016|Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments