Official WordPress Plugin For Lightroom

In a sign that it’s serious about making WordPress the best publishing platform for photographers, Automattic has released an export plugin for Adobe Lightroom that makes it easy to push photos directly from a Lightroom catalog into your WordPress media library. The big benefit for photographers here is a simpler workflow when it comes to getting images into the WordPress media library – saving the the…

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Woo Gets Acquired by Automattic

This week there was a great disturbance in the force. WooThemes, one of the largest businesses in the WordPress ecosystem was acquired by our friends at Automattic. You can read all the juicy details over at PostStatus. Woo sells some great themes but is perhaps most well known for their ecomerce plugin WooCommerce (which we use here for selling The Guide to WordPress For Photographers). Seems…

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New Theme: Intergalactic

The quality of free photography oriented themes available in the WordPress Theme repository has always been hit or miss. However, today’s release of a new theme called Intergalactic is a great example of how that’s starting to change in a big way. Created by the fine folks at Automattic, the Intergalactic theme puts images front and center by using a mix of full width backgrounds…

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The Ugly Side of WordPress Themes for Photographers

I’ve got some disturbing news. Despite a glut of theme designers and marketplaces, it is still way too hard for photographers to find good WordPress themes for their websites. After a lot of research and many purchases from premium theme shops, here’s the good news: there is an entire world of themes designed for, and marketed to, photographers that want to setup WordPress websites to…

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Welcome to WP PHOTOG!

Thanks for stopping by WP PHOTOG – a new blog written by a photographer using WordPress for other photographers using WordPress. My name is Peter Adams. I’ve been a photographer for the last 20 years and have been using WordPress since version 1.5. I frequently get asked by other photographers how to best utilize WordPress to showcase their photography and last year decided write a…

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