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WordPress in Vietnamese: Now 100% Translated

This month marks a big milestone for WordPress in Vietnamese. It is now 100% translated, thanks in large part to the folks at foobla who volunteered a great deal of time and effort on the final push to finish translating the software into Vietnamese. New WordPress translations don’t magically happen (more…)

Press75 Acquired by Westwerk for Undisclosed Amount

Press75, established by Jason Schuller in 2008, is one of the longest running successful WordPress theme shops. Schuller carved out his own niche creating video-centric WordPress themes and created a strong, well-respected brand. He gradually became more involved with creating Dropplets, an alternative publishing platform, and experimenting with Leeflets, and (more…)

WP Think Tank 2 Featured Image

The second ever WP Think Tank hosted by Troy Dean is now available to watch. WP Think Tank is a by-product of the WP Elevation podcast. The two hour-long show is filled with great information from some of the brightest minds working with large WordPress clients every day. Matt Medeiros (more…)

JSON REST API Slated For WordPress 4.1 Release

WordPress core contributors came to a consensus today during the development meeting regarding the immediate future of the JSON REST API project. Ryan McCue and his team released version 1.0 over the weekend and have been pushing hard for it to be ready for the upcoming 4.0 release. When I (more…)

WordPress Celebrates Its 11th Birthday

Today marks 11 years since the very first official public release of WordPress. Reading through that changelog will make you smile and realize how far the software has come since the early days when its main competitors were Textpattern and Movable Type. Fast forward 11 years and WordPress now powers (more…)

WordPress JSON REST API Version 1.0 Released

Version 1.0 of the JSON REST API plugin was released over the weekend, adding new user, revision and post meta endpoints. This release also introduces the project’s new long-term backwards compatibility policy for its internal PHP API and REST API, which will not be broken from this point forward as (more…)

WordCamp Vancouver to Hold Developer Edition in July

WordCamp Vancouver is gearing up for its fourth year and will be held on Saturday July 26th, 2014, at the BCIT Downtown Campus, in Vancouver. The event’s organization team announced this week that this year’s camp will be a “developer edition,” catering to the area’s tech community. The day will (more…)