Lots of great folks in this episode. Lucy Beer, Sé Reed, Steve Zehngut, Cody Landefeld, Verious Benjamin Smith III, Linda Sherman Gordon, Suzette Franck, David Jesch. Thank you all for making this a great episode this week! Also thank to CodyL for making our new logo 🙂
You can read more detailed notes here: http://www.wpwatercooler.com/video/wpwatercooler-ep2-october-1-2012/
Twenty Twelve theme released to the repo – mixed feelings from all of the panel.
WordPress 3.5 beta 1
Overhaul of the media library
XMLRPC enabled – They did this to allow their mobile apps to work with WordPress installation without users having to enable it.
Comparing the changes to the new changes in the Facebook Images
We feel this is not finished yet, which is isn’t.
Links “blogroll” functionality removed.
Privacy settings moved
Jetpack Mobile Theme
Problems with Jetpack conflicting
Quality Controlwebapp for WordPress
Customizing can be a pain
AppSumo – Great place to get deals for WordPress related stuff
InfiniteWPis the new hotness
A few of us host it on a webserver
Security questions regarding it
Jason had issues with Deny ALL, Allow specific IP
Most of us charge our clients to do maint agreements by leveraging InfiniteWP
Themes that suck – Avada | Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme
Justin Tadlock brings the awesomeness – Unique: Customizable WordPress Magazine Theme
The “plugin in a theme” makes things hard for a developer to work with
Making a newly installed theme look like the demo requires lots of work and confuses users
Documentation, Documentation, Documentation and Documentation!
Woothemes take work to make them look like the demo
ThemeForest take work to make them look like the demo
It shouldn’t take a consultant to make easy changes to a theme that should work “out of the box”
Not documenting the prerequisite plugins
Post Type Switcher doesn’t work with Press This.
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