WP Hive Needs a New Owner (Found)

April 26th 2013 UPDATE: Thank you for reading the blog section on WP HIVE. This is just an update to let you know that in early 2013 WP HIVE found a new owner. It’s exciting to take over¬† a product you once used yourself and I feel very humble every time I think about the good vibe and community spirit that oozed from these pages only a couple of years ago. However, not all is lost – the legacy WP Hive plugin is no longer a necessity for multiple blog owners, and in the interim a lot of us had moved on anyway. But there is no need to let go of the community and the positive attitude that kept us going and innovating a few years ago. We are going to re-launch WP HIVE as Hybrid Integration for Value Extraction – a WordPress plugin that allows site owners to run affordable marketing automation in addition to their WP-based websites. You’re welcome to subscribe to our announcement list and watch this space – our official launch is only weeks away. Thank you for your continuous support! Enter your name and email address to subscribe Name: Email: Register for updates   ORIGINAL ENTRY: The time has come for me to say goodbye to the WP Hive project. As of February 1, 2011, I will no longer be supporting WP Hive. Why Goodbye? First and foremost is my time. I’ve been finding more and more lately that I just don’t have time to commit to supporting and building WP Hive the way it should be. I have also taken a great job at one of the best companies in the world which is is an excellent opportunity for me and I intend to put my best effort into it. Essentially, I am streamlining my focus to my [real] job and to my family. What does this mean for WP Hive? I would love for someone to take over WP Hive. It could be a great asset to an individual or company who is already providing WordPress Services. The website represents a superb medium to communicate and do business with a community of passionate WordPress administrators and users from around the world. If taking on the the WP Hive project is of interest to you, here are some recent statistics about the website that might excite you as well: 2200+ monthly visits by 1600+ unique visitors from 85 countries 3+ pageviews average per visitor 4+ minutes average visit time 420+ forum members 200+ opt-in email list Multiple paid subscribers Regular hot leads for WordPress development work Edit: I’ve posted this website on Flippa.com to facilitate the transfer. Click on the following badge for more details: What does this mean for PRO Subscribers? If an owner for this project cannot be found then: New subscriptions will not be offered after December 31, 2010. Existing subscriptions will not be auto-renewed after January 31, 2010. If you have an existing annual or lifetime subsciption and feel you deserve some credit, you may contact me via email for a pro-rated refund. However, if a suitable owner comes forward, then we would endeavor to transfer all the PRO Subscriptions as appropriate. How do I move my sites to WordPress Multisite? The WordPress codex contains a tutorial for migrating multiple sites into WordPress Multisite. One could also check out the articles that come up in the Google search. In Closing This project started as a simple idea for my own use and blossomed into something that has proved to be useful to countless WordPress users. I have been...

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Sub-Directories and Single Sign-On

And now for some great news. Alex at Neatorama.com enlisted my help to customize and install WP Hive so that he can provide some niche and specialty blogs in addition to his main site. So, I created a new version of WP Hive that features fully-functioning Subdirectory Sites and Single-Sign-On across the sites in the Hive – read about it here. Neatorama’s first site using WP Hive is the Neatorama Spotlight, which quite frankly looks awesome. So, now I’m busy packaging up these new WP Hive features and merging in a a few more items currently being worked on. I’ll be releasing all of this as the next version of WP Hive, coming out in the near future. As previously mentioned, WP Hive’s licensing model will change with the next release.¬† Stay tuned to see how you can get in on the ground-floor and receive 50% off WP Hive Pro for life and help to fund this release, all future releases, support services, new add-ons, and much much...

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Away for a week

Just a quick note that I am going to be away and unavailable for one week, until November 8th. Hopefully nothing will blow up while I am gone. I will respond to any inquiries upon my return.

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v0.5.1 Release

Version 0.5.1 has been released and is now available from the download page. This version fixes a few issues that came up after the 0.5 release. Changelog: * Resolve php4 compatability * Resolve plugin activation issues * Ignore orphaned db.php There is still a known issue with links within wp-admin for subdirectory sites. This issue is being worked on and will be resolved in a future version of WP Hive. Enjoy!

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Looking for a Web Design Partnership

I am looking for someone to help me out with Web Design and Front-End work for WordPress. Please read the post on my other website for more information.

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WP Hive 0.5 Release

The latest version of WP Hive is now available for download. New Features Include: * Easier / Single-click installation * Administration GUI * Support for subdirectory sites * Support for wildcard domains and subdomains * Fix for favicon.ico handling * Much of the code was re-written and cleaned up. The installation instructions have been updated. This represents a major milestone in the project. Many thanks to everyone who contributed and supported so far! *Note* This release works well, provided that WordPress is installed and accessed from the root (eg: domain.com/ or sub.domain.com/) for all sites in the hive. There are reports of problems when WordPress is installed in a subdirectory (read the post about subdirectories) or when it is installed in it’s own directory. An update is in the works to address this...

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