Archive for May 16th, 2007

Textplates 07

May 16th, 2007 No comments


The 2nd annual Textpattern Template Competition, Textplates ‘07, is finally here. The competition is back with a brand new website and some amazing prizes ($11,000 worth) that are sure to make it even better than last year’s.

The Competition sponsors have provided some truly exciting prizes. SiteGround again stepped up as the featured sponsors, and offer a new 1.66GHz Mac Mini. Also, Foing is providing a slew of hosting packages for the first 50 submitters and an awesome “Lifetime” account to the winner.

The competition will run from May 16 to June 27, 2007. To learn more on the Textpattern Template Competition, and to download the info packet, please visit the Textplates website.

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WordPress 2.2

May 16th, 2007 No comments


WordPress 2.2 final has been released, with new user and developer features.

User features include WordPress Widgets and full Atom support.

WordPress Widgets, previously available as a plugin, allow you to easily rearrange and customize the sidebar area of your weblog with drag-and-drop simplicity.

Atom support has been updated to use the 1.0 standard spec and includes an implementation of the Atom Publishing API to complement the XML-RPC interface.

Developer features include wider use of the jQuery JavaScript library and adoption of the phpMailer email transfer class.

For additional information on WordPress 2.2 and the new development cycle, please read the release announcement.

Categories: News