Jeff Chandler

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WordPress 4.3 is on schedule to be released August 18th and contains a number of improvements. Among the enhancements to the visual editor are text patterns. Text patterns or text shortcuts allow you to quickly add unordered lists, ordered lists, headers, and blockquotes without having to use a mouse. In (more…)

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WP REST API version 1.2.3 and 2.0 Beta 4 address a security issue that affects sites running 1.2 or 2.0 beta. This release fixes a potential XSS vulnerability related to JSONP support in 1.2 and 2.0 of the API. Automatic updates are in progress for 1.2.3 but if your site (more…)

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In mid July, Nick Haskins, founder and lead developer of Lasso, was served a cease and desist letter from LassoSoft. LassoSoft argued that Lasso violates its registered trademarks and causes confusion to its customers. Instead of fighting litigation, Haskins decided to rebrand the product from Lasso to Editus. The name (more…)

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This post was contributed by Emily Miller. A native Hoosier, Emily now lives in San Francisco, CA, and is a content specialist at hosting platform Pantheon. She enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her dog and researching the latest trends in open source. WordPress developers are getting serious about developing flexible, (more…)

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When organizing teams in different cities applied to host WordCamp US earlier this year, they provided a substantial amount of information through the application process. While Philadelphia will host the event in 2015 and 2016, their application is not public information. Juliana Reyes, who writes for Technical.ly Philly, acquired and (more…)

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The WordPress project achieved a milestone earlier today as the official WordPress plugin directory surpassed one billion total downloads. According to Scott Reilly who helps maintain WordPress.org, we’ll never know which plugin generated the one billionth download. That’s because WordPress.org doesn’t log information that matches downloads to plugins. “A download (more…)

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If you enjoy skiing and WordPress, mark your calendars for SkiPress, November 21-28, 2015. SkiPress is a week long excursion to Serre Chevalier, a ski resort in the French Alps. The cottage can hold up to 15 people where attendees can ski, discuss WordPress, develop code, or disconnect from technology. Bernard-Jacquet (more…)