WordPress MU Catchup: big merge, wpmudev goes gpl and MU support

Exciting times in the world of WordPress and WordPress MU. Last weekend’s announcement by Matt that WordPress MU would merge into WordPress caused a flurry of activity and questions on twitter and on blogs, most notably with speculation that WordPress.org would run on MU and by jeffr0 who asked me on IRC what was happening. …

Put WordPress on the map

This WordPress Map on ohloh.net is nicely populated, but I’m feeling rather lonely on the WordPress MU one! Looks like I’m the only WordPress banner waving fanatic in Ireland. Come on everybody, add yourselves! 🙂 (via Barry)

WordPress MU 1.3

Finally, after what seems like an age, the download page has been updated with the new WordPress MU 1.3 release. WordPress MU is a multi-blog version of WordPress which runs on millions of blogs all over the world. The major blogging site, WordPress.com uses it as do many others. This is a sync of WordPress …

WPMU – No Symlinks!

WordPressMU uses symlinks to do the multi-blog thing. Blogs names are linked to in a “blogs” directory (avoids having the root directory writeable by the webserver!) which makes life easier on me writing mod_rewrite rules for various reasons. Unfortunately, that requirement means that PHP has to be able to symlink directories which isn’t possible all …