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WordPress Feature Plugin Planned to Improve Image Editing Experience

Some of the best collaborations and discussions happen at WordCamps. While attending the WordCamp Seattle contributor day last month, Siobhan McKeown, Mike Schroder, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, and Sonja Leix began some preliminary discussions on how they could improve the image editing experience in WordPress. The current state of WordPress image editing (more…)

WordPress 4.0 to Add Language Selection to Installation

WordPress 4.0 will be introducing some major internationalization improvements that will make it much easier to set up and use the software in languages other than English. A few weeks ago, WordPress lead developer Andrew Nacin published a plan with internationalization goals for 4.0. “Only 5%-10% of the world speaks (more…)

Undo Button Featured Image

The crowdfunding campaign for VersionPress has concluded and unfortunately, they’ve come up short. The team raised just 45% of the $30,000 funding goal. Despite not hitting the goal, Borek Bernard has announced they will self-fund the rest of the development while leaving open the possibility to work with a third-party (more…)

WPSeek Mobile: A WordPress Function Reference on the Go

WPSeek is a search engine for WordPress functions, filters, actions, and constants. The site, created by Oliver Schlöbe, has been serving developers and theme authors for more than five years. A couple months ago, Schlöbe released a free WPSeek Android app, making the function reference and search engine easy to (more…)

Tickets Now On Sale for WordCamp Europe 2014

WordCamp Europe organizers announced today that tickets are now on sale for this year’s event, which will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on September 27th – 29th. Last year’s event was by all accounts a smashing success and included diverse attendees from around the world. Approximately 70% of those in (more…)

New oEmbed Providers Coming in WordPress 4.0

WordPress 4.0 is on track to introduce several new oEmbed providers, according to the most recent core report from Mike Schroder. The following sites and services have been added to the whitelist of oEmbed providers: TED talks Mixcloud CollegeHumor.com Issuu Polldaddy’s short URL format YouTube playlist URLs The process of (more…)