Jeff Chandler

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On this week’s episode, Marcus Couch and I talk about the news of the week, including the release of WordPress 4.2.4 which patches six security vulnerabilities. I shared my experience attending Prestige last weekend while Marcus describes what it was like to watch the livestream. Marcus and I closed out (more…)

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At Prestige over the weekend, I heard a presenter say that family comes first. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard this advice but it’s becoming more prevalent. I generally hear this advice from those who are living comfortably, have two kids or more, and/or have gone through the startup (more…)

WordPress 4.2.4 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.2.4 is available and patches six security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities were discovered by outside parties and members of the WordPress core security team. This release also fixes four bugs: WPDB: When checking the encoding of strings against the database, make sure we’re only relying on the return value of (more…)

Tony Perez of Sucuri

Over the weekend, I attended Prestige, a conference geared towards freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small agencies looking to grow their businesses. Unlike WordCamps, plugins, themes, and WordPress in general were rarely mentioned. Instead, sessions included high level topics such as, how to land enterprise clients, knowing when to move on to (more…)

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The WordPress Users Association (WPUA) is breathing new life after it was acquired by Paul DeMott earlier this year on Flippa for $797. WPUA originally launched in December 2010, with the goal of providing a central place for WordPress users to swap war stories, learn how to get the most (more…)

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In this special 200th episode of WordPress Weekly, I’m joined by Marcus Couch, Brad Williams, Ronald Huereca, and Ptah Dunbar. Brad, Ronald, and Ptah were among the first to support WordPress Weekly. They helped get the show off the ground and provided momentum. Seven years have passed since I started (more…)

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Matt Mullenweg announced that Philadelphia, PA, will host WordCamp US December 4th–6th at the Pennsylvania Convention center. Philadelphia will also host WordCamp US in 2016, although no dates have been chosen yet. According to Mullenweg, “Having it the same place two years in a row allows us to keep logistics (more…)