Andrew warner of mixergy conducts an interview with matt mullenweg of automattic and chris pearson of diythemes regarding the thesis theme and the gnu public license special thanks to mixergy for sharing this video with wordpresstv. Chris pearson, aka christopher pearson, is a wordpress theme rock star oh and he's totally hot if you want thesis, get with chris pearson asap. The community was growing steadily, and we all were happy to be part of a theme framework that is constantly updated to remain compatible with the latest version of wordpress at one point, there was a major conflict between chris pearson (thesis creator) and matt mullenweg (wordpress creator). Facts the key facts seem to be these: many years ago, chris pearson developed a theme for wordpress called thesis when released, pearson did not license thesis under the gpl in due course, there was heated if not acrimonious debate between matt mullenweg and pearson as to the licensing of. On july 8, 2015, i lost a legal battle against automattic over thesiscom, despite owning the trademarks for thesis and thesis theme in the website software space many of you have probably read the initial account of what happened on wp tavern along with all of the comments unfortunately, as is customary with legal.
Thesis 2: finally it's arrived the thesis 2 css skin editor looks alien and hostile engage fire based on chris' cryptic tweets during the loooong development phase of thesis 20, i had expected thesis 2 to be even easier for non-tech-savvy users i had expected chris pearson's many idiosyncratic ideas. We now know when matt mullenweg discovered chris pearson changed thesis' license from split gpl to a proprietary one on april 1st 2014, siobhan mckeown interviewed matt mullenweg for the wordpress history book in the interview, we learn about the history of wordpress themes, the gpl, how. There was an argument brewing on twitter today, so i invited the two guys at the center of it to talk openly here chris pearson, as you might have heard in his recent mixergy interview, is racking up sales of thesis, the popular premium theme he created for wordpress matt mullenweg, the man.
Let thesis creator chris pearson take you on a tour of the skin design options click to watch video ↑ and if you change your font or font size, thesis will adjust your entire layout to ensure maximum readability and comfort for your site's visitors (you read that right—thesis is now tuning typography for individual fonts. Thesis holds out but not everyone agreed to go either 100% gpl or phpgpl license chris pearson kept his thesis theme under a proprietary license thesis was one of the most popular and flexible themes in the world, and pearson boasted on andrew warner's mixergy podcast of revenues of $12. For that, i sincerely applaud chris pearson, and keep an eye on his contributions to wordpress web design thesis 21 has been in beta for a month or two today 21 final, got released lots has happened under the hood of thesis, since version 20 i wonder if those long lost, long promised, thesis 2 skins.
Automattic, the company behind wordpress, has successfully defended a challenge by thesis developer chris pearson over the domain name thesiscom it does seem to be an actual trademark case causing brand confusion where thesiscom points to a completely different theme builder product, an. I've been getting a lot of emails asking me about my switch to the thesis theme for the spi blog i'll start from the beginning even before i wrote my very first post for the smart passive income blog, it was really important to me that i sported a high-quality wordpress theme the design of a blog, both on.
Not it's not the start to a bad joke and yes the answer could be many things – but today i'm excited because one of my favorite blog designers, chris pearson has teamed up with one of my favorite bloggers, brian clark from copyblogger to put together a fantastic premium wordpress theme called thesis. You're referring to the now-infamous public conflagration between matt mullenweg, founder of wordpress, and chris pearson, creator of the popular thesis theme/framework (for anyone not familiar with this issue, andrew warner of mixergycom broug.