For those of you who really like to be ahead of the curve on WordPress today is your chance. Andrew just announced the release of the Beta 1 version of WordPress 3.5 and it is available for download. Obviously it is not recommended you run it on a production site but for plugin developers, like me, and them designers this is that wonderful window of opportunity for you to make sure everything holds together (and it should) in the new version.
The official launch date is still scheduled for December 5 (why that date?) but the newest theme, 2012, is now available for download in the repository.
Sometimes I teach others how to do things and expect most people will. Then inevitably someone will email me or IM me and ask, “can you do this for me?” Since this happened twice after my last post it seemed like a good follow up to answer here on the blog instead of directly in email. Yes, I can create your Web 2.0 graphics for you. Many small buttons and badges take as little as 10 minutes to do so to do something like the text graphic shown here is as little as $5.
Free Online BadgeMaker Software for making website badges to share with your readers
Today over on Twitter someone asked if there was a decent, easy to use, simple web badge maker they could use to create a sharable badge for their website. Well, there is. While it’s pretty no-frills the resulting badges (graphics) are attractive and very Web 2.0-ish.