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Is a WordPress Plugin a Startup?

This post was contributed by guest author Peter Suhm. Peter is a web developer from the Land of the Danes. He is the creator of WP Pusher and a huge travel addict, bringing his work along with him as he goes.   About two months ago, I released my first (more…)

WordPress Foundation Website Gets a Redesign

The WordPress Foundation website is sporting a fresh coat of paint, based on the Twenty Fifteen default theme released with WordPress 4.1 last December. The foundation exists to further the mission of the open source project, most importantly by ensuring free access to the software for years to come. It (more…)

Delicious Brains Publishes In-depth Guides on The WordPress Database

Delicious Brains, the creators of WP Migrate DB, published a guide that walks developers through the WordPress database. The guide describes every database table and there associated columns within WordPress single site. It also features an entity relationship diagram that explains the relationships between the various tables. Although the image (more…)

CartoDB FeaturedImage

WordPress.com now supports oEmbeds for CartoDB, a tool used to create and share interactive maps. Simply copy and paste a CartoDB map URL into the WordPress.com post editor and a live preview will display. Here’s an example of a map using the standard HTML embed code. According to an announcement (more…)

WordPress Publishes Security White Paper

As WordPress currently powers 23% of the web, the platform’s security is constantly under scrutiny. WordPress has long been a favorite target of hackers and spammers who want to get the most return on their efforts. Since the the platform powers millions of websites, a critical vulnerability with a popular (more…)

KInsta WordPress Communities Featured Image

One of the greatest things about WordPress is its diverse community throughout the world. Kinsta has published a fantastic and inspirational post that looks at up and coming WordPress communities in 5 continents and 17 countries. My favorite story is Juanfra Aldasoro, co-organizer of WordCamp Buenos Aires, describing how the (more…)