Change the default input field placeholders in the WordPress admin

WordPress will have some default placeholders for input fields, like the title text input, which defaults to ‘Enter title here’. Sometimes these can be a pain, as custom fields may have other fields that show titles or content, and the title field might just be used for reference. IT also looks a little better to have these fields customised sometimes, usually when dealing with custom posts. This is something very.. Read More

The First Version of WordPress – v0.71 “Fire”

The first version of WordPress that was actually called as such, was version 0.71 named “Fire”. The original blog post from 2003 announcing the release and the features can still be found here. The initial release that became WordPress was forked by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little from a piece of online blogging software called ‘b2 cafelog’, which was originally developed by Michel Valdrighi. Even though b2 was gaining popularity, Valdrighi was unable to put a lot.. Read More