|Introducing Jonathan Bailey, author and plagiarism expert. Jonathan will join us again soon for an episode dedicated to combating spammers, spinners and other copyright thieves so be sure and e-mail in your questions for that.||00:34|
|News: Automattic, Inc. turns down $200M, receives additional funding
Rumors abound surrounding Automattic, Inc. including their turning down US$200 million in acquisition money, the founders receiving US$50 million and Matt Mullenweg’s peculiar jazz-themed home decorations. Interesting… but it turns out most all of them aren’t true.
|News: BlogTheme.com Modified Themes Tainted
It’s been reported that BlogTheme.com (No, I will not link to them) has been caught taking themes authored by others and released under GPL and modifying them to include links back to their site and malware links. Please get your themes from their original authors and/or reputable sites.
|News: Mullenweg Mulls WordPress.com Premium Theme Marketplace
Project leader Matt Mullenweg first announced and later clarified his intentions to offer premium themes to WordPress.com users under a profit sharing arrangement with the theme’s authors. Lorelle also weighs in on some of the debate surrounding the idea.
|News: Lorelle Joins the Podcast to Provide WordPress.com News
In her first official appearance as our WordPress.com reporter, Lorelle tells us of The Journalist theme addition bringing the total available to 25, November statistics, the continued theme marketplace idea and holiday gift ideas for the WordPress enthusiast. Lorelle’s articles at The Blog Herald are must-reads, particularly WordPress Wednesdays.
|Plugins: Donncha O Caoimh’s WP-Super-Cache takes over for the now defunct WP-Cache 2 plugin, fixing a couple of bugs, adding some hooks and new features and making WP-Cache more flexible. This is a must have!||19:17|
|Plugins: WordPress Comment Moderation Notifier alerts you when comments to your blogs are sent into the moderation queue. There are Windows and Mac versions available.||27:09|
|Plugins: Absolute Comments Manager gives you the ability to reply to comments from within the same page as where you manage them.||30:00|