Episode 19: WordPress 2.1 & 2.2, Gravatar 2.0, Matt Mullenweg podcasts
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||News: WordPress 2.1 is released and although it’s generally been warmly received, some people are having problems upgrading. There’s also a neat Easter egg that gives you more editing options. Also, you get to suggest and vote on changes to include in version 2.2, due to be released April 23rd, as well as kvetch about anything WordPress that gives you heartburn.
||News: WordPress.com gets the Blogger Import tool first, WordPress.org users have to wait until WordPress 2.2.
||News: Gravatar 2.0 was released on Feb 15th, and has new premium member model that allows unlimited emails per account and unlimited gravatars, costing $10 a year.
||News: Matt Mullenweg has begun his own podcast. It started out rough… but it’s actually worth a listen.
||News: WordPress.com recently announced Latex functionality.
||Plug-in: Admin Theme Preview allows you to preview how a theme is going to look on your blog without making it publicly active.
||Plug-in: With Permalinks Migration, you can safely change your permalink structure without breaking the old links to your blog.
||Plug-in: Top Posts by Category allows WordPress bloggers to feature their best posts, as determined by the number of visits to the post or number of comments and sorted by category.
||Feedback: Jeff asks for more information on PodPress, the plug-in we use to publish our podcast, as well as provide a Flash player so listeners may listen right here on the blog.
||Feedback: Blog Columnist Martin Neumann loves the WordPress Podcast so much he even wrote a blog post extolling its virtues. (I’m not really monotone, am I?!)
||Feedback: Michael Heilemann gives his unique perspective on Habari as well as his involvement with both it and WordPress.
||Feedback: Lelia Katherine Thomas doesn’t understand why people are upset over Habari, anyway. (I apologize for mispronouncing your name, Lelia. :oops:)
||Feedback: Jeriko One corrects a misstatement David made about his Feed with Comments Plug-in.
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