Jeff Chandler

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Out of the box, WordPress allows you to configure the default avatar that displays for commenters that don’t have one. The choices leave a lot to be desired. Thanks to a new plugin created by Lee Willis, called Wapuuvatar, you can replace default avatars with images of Wapuu. If you’re (more…)

Aesop Interactive LLC Acquired by Anonymous Buyer

Earlier this year, Nick Haskins, founder of Aesop Interactive LLC, announced he was selling the company. Haskins was initially going to list the company on Flippa but after receiving advice from Syed Balkhi, used FE International to facilitate the sale. FE International is composed of website brokers that do the (more…)

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Nearly seven months before the event takes place, tickets for WordCamp Europe 2016 in Vienna, Austria on June 24-26 are on sale. There are two types of tickets available, General admission and Microsponsor. General admission tickets are € 40.00 each and cover both days to the event, access to all sessions, (more…)

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The WordPress 4.4 field guide is available and covers all of the major features in WordPress 4.4. The guide explains what the features are and more specifically, links to posts that explain how they work. WordPress 4.4: Field Guide While it doesn’t cover every single change, it gives developers and (more…)

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In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the last two weeks of WordPress news. We go in-depth on what’s coming in WordPress 4.4 and I share a story of how upgrading WP Tavern to WordPress 4.4 beta 4 generated a white screen of death. We cover what’s new in (more…)

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Human Made LTD is selling its WordPress remote management service WP Remote. Launched in 2009 as a plugin called Site Monitor, the service has evolved over time to allow users to upgrade themes, plugins, and WordPress remotely. The service allows an unlimited amount of sites to be tracked for free. (more…)

Pro Plugin Directory Is Seeking a New Owner

Steven Gliebe, creator of Pro Plugin Directory, is looking for a new owner. The site launched earlier this year and has more than 170 plugins listed in the directory. Gliebe doesn’t have the time to manage the project anymore and is looking to give it to someone who is capable (more…)

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BuddyPress 2.3.5 is available and patches a security vulnerability that may allow privilege escalation for logged-in users. BuddyPress 2.3.4 and previous versions are affected however, versions 2.0.4, 2.1.2, and 2.2.4 include the patch. According to the BuddyPress development team, there is no evidence that the bug has been exploited in (more…)