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Brian Krogsgard
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New: The most popular WordPress plugins, by actual installs

WordPress plugin popularity has always been pretty tough to figure out. We only had download counts or independent, third party website scrapers to tell us anything. Now, WordPress.org itself has more data that's being tested and launched to give us real…
WordPress plugin popularity has always been pretty tough to figure out. We only had download counts or independent, third party website scrapers to tell us anything. Now, WordPress.org itself has more data that's being tested and launched to give us real insight into the popularity of WordPress plugins.
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New: The problem of link rot and data loss

Link rot is a serious issue on the web, as many links of the past are going away. We lose that data for good if we don't back it up somewhere. It may seem insignificant now, but we simply don't know what is being published today that we'll wish we'd kept…
Link rot is a serious issue on the web, as many links of the past are going away. We lose that data for good if we don't back it up somewhere. It may seem insignificant now, but we simply don't know what is being published today that we'll wish we'd kept in the future. But we can solve this issue.
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New: The WordPress JSON REST API explained

The WordPress JSON REST API is a huge initiative and feature plugin being developed for the core WordPress project. But it can be a bit confusing if you don't know much about it yet. Let's discuss what this project is, why it's important, and how to get…
The WordPress JSON REST API is a huge initiative and feature plugin being developed for the core WordPress project. But it can be a bit confusing if you don't know much about it yet. Let's discuss what this project is, why it's important, and how to get involved.
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New: WooCommerce is going after photography My take on the entire market.

WooThemes announced a new product today, aimed at selling photography with WooCommerce. This is a good first step, and I'm excited to see an eCommerce product target the photography super-niche. That said, there is a ton of room in this market, and…
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Today marks two years since I launched Post Status. It's been an incredible two years. Today, I'm trilled to announce that the Post Status Membership Club is open.
Today marks two years since I launched Post Status. It's been an incredible two years. Today, I'm trilled to announce that the Post Status Membership Club is open.
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New: Ideas for small improvements to the new Distraction-Free Writing

Distraction-Free Writing in WordPress changed in 4.1. It's now an extension of the regular post editor, and it's had some critics and resistance (like all new WordPress features). I took some of the complaints to see if they could be integrated into the…
Distraction-Free Writing in WordPress changed in 4.1. It's now an extension of the regular post editor, and it's had some critics and resistance (like all new WordPress features). I took some of the complaints to see if they could be integrated into the DFW editor to make the feature better.
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New: Twitter introduces an official plugin for WordPress

Twitter has finally announced an official WordPress plugin. It's pretty thorough, and on a quick test run, works as advertised. Here's a rundown of some of the features and background.
Twitter has finally announced an official WordPress plugin. It's pretty thorough, and on a quick test run, works as advertised. Here's a rundown of some of the features and background.
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New: Layers, by Obox, introduces a beautiful page building interface

Layers is the latest WordPress theme with page building as the core feature. Obox has made a heck of an effort to ship 1.0, and while I have some issues, I'm incredibly impressed with the overall user experience. I think Obox has created something that's…
Layers is the latest WordPress theme with page building as the core feature. Obox has made a heck of an effort to ship 1.0, and while I have some issues, I'm incredibly impressed with the overall user experience. I think Obox has created something that's worth checking out, though I think this market has plenty of maturing to do yet.
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Bloggers and journalists are experimenting with new models of monetization and independent publishing. One of the pioneers of subscription-based independent blog-based journalism just called it quits, but we should still laud his pioneering effort, not…
Bloggers and journalists are experimenting with new models of monetization and independent publishing. One of the pioneers of subscription-based independent blog-based journalism just called it quits, but we should still laud his pioneering effort, not call blogging dead (again).
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New: I ripped off @PressNomics

Fresh and rested after PressNomics, today I'm reflecting on the WordPress business event that's made such a name for itself. After finally making it myself, on its third iteration, I can tell you that I now know what all the fuss is about. Here are just a…
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New: What to expect from @PressNomics

PressNomics is this week. Here's a preview of some of the things I'm looking forward to. I can't wait to hang out with those of you going!
PressNomics is this week. Here's a preview of some of the things I'm looking forward to. I can't wait to hang out with those of you going!
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New: A small @Medium experiment

I’ve always wanted to write a post on Medium. But I’ve always been too greedy to do so, because I like to own my content, and I’ve never had a topic that I really wanted to write about that didn’t better fit on my personal blog or this one. That changed…
I’ve always wanted to write a post on Medium. But I’ve always been too greedy to do so, because I like to own my content, and I’ve never had a topic that I really wanted to write about that didn’t better fit on my personal blog or this one. That changed today, so I got …
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  • Under Vulcan, LLC
    Owner, 2014 - present
    Digital Products & Services -- my primary project is Post Status, a website for WordPress professionals.
  • Range, Inc.
    Junior Partner, 2013 - 2014
    I build things with WordPress.
  • Infomedia
    Lead WordPress Developer, 2011 - 2013
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    Industrial Engineering, 2004 - 2008
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