WordPress 3.6 RC 1 Has Arrived

Earlier this week, WordPress 3.6 lead developer Mark Jaquith gave us an update on progress and notified us that the goal was to have an RC release by Friday. With just 30 minutes to go before it becomes Saturday on the East coast, 3.6 RC 1 has arrived. This gets us one big step closer Read More

The Daily Plugin for 07-15-2013

Here we are at the middle of the month, a new WordPress Release Candidate waiting in the wings and lots of new plugins hitting the repository. Gotta love summer! Before we dive into the deep end in search of the coolest new plugins, please remember to always install these on a staging site or development Read More

WPKube Guide To Multiple Authors In WordPress

Joe Flyan from WPKube has an excellent article online that talks about how to work with multiple authors in WordPress. The guide covers user roles and suggests numerous plugins to make it easier to collaborate. With the recent addition of Marcus Couch to this website, it’s the first time in the history of WPTavern that Read More

Automattic Acqui-Hires Matt Mazur Of Lean Domain Search

LeanDomainSearch managed by Matt Mazur has announced that they have been acqui-hired by Automattic. According to the announcement, Matt will now be working for Automattic full-time to provide a better experience to discover and buy domains on WordPress.com. What does this mean for Lean Domain Search? Not only will it continue to run, but it’s also Read More

The Daily Plugin for 07-16-2013

Happy Tuesday everyone! It’s time to dip into the pickle jar and pull out a fresh and crispy peck of plugins from the WordPress Plugin repository. As a reminder for those who are new to The Daily Plugin, we are merely mentioning these plugins as an introductory sampling of the newest and most recently updated Read More

Informative Interview With Otto42

Bob Dunn who is the author of BobWP.com has published an excellent interview with Samuel Wood otherwise known as Otto42. In the interview, we learn the origin of his nickname Otto. However, I think one of the most interesting points in the interview are Otto’s thoughts on plugins. If I have 100 plugins all doing Read More

Update On The WordPress Importer

WordPress Google Summer of Code student Frederick Ding has published an update on his progress working with the WXR Importer. In this update, Frederick will begin the process of updating the WordPress WXR Importer plugin. I’ve also run the unit tests that apply to the importer plugin; however, the test cases are generally small (indeed, Read More

The Daily Plugin for 07-17-2013

We start early in the morning every day. Like the farmer extracting fresh eggs from his trusted hens, we’re up at the crack of dawn to examine the quality of each new plugin submitted to the WordPress Plugin Repository. Some are Grade A Extra Large, some are just a cracked shell with nothing inside. Either Read More

Official WordPress Jobs Site Looking For Volunteer Moderators

When Matt Mullenweg announced that he had purchased WPTavern as well as WeblogToolsCollection.com, another online property he received that wasn’t mentioned at the time was jobs.wordpress.net. The website has been around for a long time. In fact, in just 10 days, the site will be celebrating its 6th birthday on July 27th. Created by Mark Read More

Dropbox And WordPress.com – Infrastructure For Malware Attacks

Network security is one of those things in life I find fascinating. It’s a constant battle between good and evil. Just when the good guys think they have things figured out, the bad guys change their techniques. With all of the good that comes from using Cloud based services, there is also the other side Read More

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