by andrea

Testers, start your engines

The bulk of the merge has been done in WordPress core. At least with regards to moving over the files. Now the fun part begins: bug gardening, testing and tweaking. Here’s what you can do to help not only the dev team and others, but also yourself: – set up a local install of WPMU…

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by andrea

2.9.1 released, last before merge

It’s officially out: WPMU 2.9.1. As Donncha says, this will likely be the last release before 3.0 and the merge. PLEASE see the info about adding the new commentsmeta table. (Wow, what a crazy ride. :D)

by Ron

Merge News

If you are interested in keeping up with how the merge of WordPress & WordPress MU is progressing here is a list of resources that you can follow: WordPress Contributors Twitter list Andrea on Twitter The WordPress merge trac ticket Patches submitted to trunk related to the merge Latest changes in WordPress trac The WordPress…

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by andrea

The merge begins

Ryan has posted a short notice in the developer blog that the merge of the WPMU codebase will be starting in WordPress trunk very soon. It’s likely to be a bit rocky, so fasten your seatbelts, put your tray in the upright position and secure all valuables. If you are playing along with the home…

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by andrea

Merge news and Buddypress awesomeness

Hope you guys all had a wonderful holiday. We took some much needed time off. Onward to the good stuff! Now that WordPress 2.9 is out the door, the dev team (Donncha, plus the regular WordPress team) can start working on 3.0, where the merge of wpmu will be rolled in. In case you missed…

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by Ron

Twitter Digest

Andrea was looking for a Twitter digest plugin so that she could start making a permanent backup of her tweets because the twitter API only provides access to the last 3200 tweets. The plugin she asked me to look at was Twitter Digest by Tim Beck. The reason she asked me to look at it…

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by Ron

Facebook Dashboard Widget Update

A quick note that Chris has released a new version of his Facebook Dashboard Widget (Download link) that is compatible with WPMU.

by Ron

Buddymatic Theme Framework

I ported Buddymatic from the Thematic Theme Framework. In a standard WordPress or WordPress MU blog, Buddymatic is functionally the same as Thematic. In a BuddyPress enabled WordPress MU install, the BuddyPress components in the framework are activated to provide BuddyPress theme functionality. Buddymatic and child themes can be used on WordPress, WordPress MU, BuddyPress…

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by andrea

Featured posts plugin and widget

Here’s a plugin complete with a widget that lets the site admin pick and choose which posts to feature. A backend menu is created where the admin can input a sitewide feed. In MU, the menu item is under site Admin, and in regular WordPress, it’s under Appearance. We recommend using this in conjunction with…

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by andrea

WordCamp New York

Be there or be square – WordCamp NYC is shaping up to be HUGE. Not only did they get a bigger venue, there will be EIGHT tracks. One of which is BuddyPress/WPMU. And in a couple of those tracks, both Ron and I will be speaking. Yes, that is correct – we will be there…

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