WP-Drudge

Easy Link Posting with WP-Drudge

We’ve seen some great uses of our theme over the last couple of years and we’re always looking to our users to help focus and improve this theme. Just recently, one of our power users helped me figure out a problem with the Press This Reloaded plugin. His workflow was greatly improved by this little […]

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User Survey Responses Part Deux

This is the much-delayed part 2 of the user survey responses (part 1 is here). With the holidays and the 2.3 release, we were up to our neck but now that we’ve got v2.3.1 in place and things have settled down a bit, we can address some of these questions. Thanks for your patience here […]

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Fit your WP-Drudge video embeds in any column size

WP-Drudge lets users post videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and other video services. The problem is fitting those videos into the columns on the site. On a fixed width site, you can set the correct width in the embed. But for those who use the fluid width setting, this can be problematic as the videos don’t […]

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SEO Tips for Curators and Aggregators

We’re often asked how to improve the on-page SEO for a curation or aggregation site. We’ve worked with a number of different groups to build and optimize sites that include content from existing sources and SEO is always a challenge. The challenge comes from the same thing but can be seen 2 different ways: Not […]

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WP-Drudge v2.3 Releases Today

Yet another release of the WP-Drudge template is coming out today and we’re introducing a lot of new features and fixes. The full list is here and a few highlights are below. A big thanks to all the users who provided feedback through our recent user survey! We’ve got another response to the latest entries coming soon […]

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Survey questions answered and new, upcoming features

I think surveys deserve more credit than they get. Sure, it’s not perfectly scientific and you have to analyze the results carefully but I just think there’s no better way to get feedback than a quick, simple, possibly anonymous survey. To that end, we created one! This was sent first to our main distribution list. […]

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New Release, New Features, and a WP-Drudge Registry!

Hope all is well with your curation efforts! We’re releasing another version in a week or so with a couple of new features and a few bug fixes as well. I wanted to check with the community-at-large to see if there were any outstanding issues or things that could use some tweaking. If you’ve got […]

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WP-Drudge v2.2 (mobile) is here

The anticipated mobile version of WP-Drudge is now available for purchase and upgrade. With this release comes a number of new features and fixes, listed at the end. Thank you for being so patient with this release. It turns out that actually creating a mobile-friendly template, instead of just adding a few trendy features, is […]

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Building a mobile WordPress template for WP-Drudge

My task here is to build a way of serving mobile users into the current WP-Drudge template and provide a path forward for future projects. For several reasons, the biggest of which is quality of output, this is proving to be harder than I first thought it would be. I want to explain the project […]

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Free WP-Drudge Theme for WordPress (hint: it’s not)

An alert just came through my RSS reader telling me that someone is offering my WP-Drudge WordPress theme for free. This is someone’s attempt to use my hard work for their own gain. Worse things are happening in this world, of course, but this feels very personal. I put a huge amount of effort into […]

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