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July 6th, 2010

Web Typography: 3 Choices

For all of the advancements in web design and development, one problem has remained: the inability to easily incorporate real fonts into websites. It’s frustrating for designers because they want to make a visually inspiring site and don’t want to be shackled by the ‘web-friendly’ fonts such as Arial, Verdana, Times New Roman, Courier, Comic […]

Filed in CSS, Design, Development, WordPress

July 1st, 2010

WordCamp Boulder – We’ll be There!

WordCamp Boulder is coming upon July 10. We’ll be there not only attending the sessions, but Chris and Sean will be giving a talk on caching with WordPress. Here’s a brief description of the session: As a WordPress site owner you want your WordPress site to be fast, use less server resources, and be able […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services, WordPress

June 23rd, 2010

PlayStation.Blog Share – An Idea Sharing Community with WordPress

So, it’s no secret that the Sony PlayStation Blog is one of our banner WordPress projects here. They’re great partners and have embraced the platform allowing us to do things like contribute plugins developed for the site back to the WordPress developer community. I’m excited to give a few details about one of our newest […]

Filed in Voce Platform Services, WordPress

June 17th, 2010

Did Upgrading WordPress Break Your Site?

Sometimes when upgrading to a new version of WordPress (WordPress 3.0 is out today by the way) it can cause your site to break. This is usually caused by one or more plugins being incompatible with the new version.  To fix it, follow these simple steps: Connect to the server via ftp or ssh Rename […]

Filed in WordPress

June 7th, 2010

WordCamp Chicago Presentation: User Experience Flight Check

If you weren’t able to attend WordCamp Chicago this past weekend you can still view my presentation on what check for before launching or revamping a website. These simple checklists will help you ensure that what you’re doing is in line with what your users – whether they’re customers, readers, conversation participants or anything else […]

Filed in Usability, Voce People, Voce Platform Services, WordPress

June 2nd, 2010

Adding Editable Content Areas to your WordPress Theme

Sometimes when creating a website, there is a need for small blocks of content to appear in certain areas of the page. This may be a small feature panel on the home page or just a notification in the sidebar or header. Before WordPress 3.0, there were a couple of ways of doing this. The […]

Filed in Development, WordPress

April 30th, 2010

Voce Communications is Sponsoring WordCamp San Francisco

WordCamp San Francisco is coming up this Saturday and for the second year, Voce will be sponsoring the event. It’s no secret we’re big fans of WordPress and the community, so we’re excited to be a part. It’s been another year of new sites and new challenges for the platform. Here’s a few things to […]

Filed in Community, Events, WordPress

March 19th, 2010

WordPress Happy Hour Works

The math is simple: WordPress Fans & Developers + Beer = Good Times. As promised the first WordPress Happy Hour event was held in Des Moines, Iowa on March 9th and was a big hit. We were able to quench the thirsts of around 40 guests over a three hour span. We gave away two […]

Filed in Events, Voce Platform Services, WordPress

March 9th, 2010

WordPress Happy Hour Kicks off Tonight

Jeremy Harrington (@jharr) on the team here has been anxious to set up an informal gathering of WordPress users in his hometown of Des Moines, IA. The idea was to encourage WordPress community meet-ups that didn’t require the scale and preparation of a WordCamp. Basically, it would be what you did to keep up with […]

Filed in WordPress

February 24th, 2010

WordPress 3.0 Will Be Here Soon

The next major WordPress release,  version 3.0, is currently on track for a late March/early April release date.  The WordPress core developers have hit the ground running in 2010 with some big things coming in the 3.0 release.  This release has to be the biggest one yet since I’ve been working on WordPress.  Some of […]

Filed in WordPress