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First Vietnamese WordCamp to be Held in Hanoi in September

Vietnam is getting its first WordCamp on September 6th, 2014. WordCamp Hanoi was born out of the Hanoi WordPress Group, an active local meetup with nearly 300 members. The group connects WordPress enthusiasts in the area for relaxed chats and presentations. As of last month, WordPress is now 100% translated (more…)

WordPress Developers Organize Community Initiative to Standardize Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and Metadata

A WordPress community initiative is underway to standardize content types used by plugin developers. Justin Tadlock is spearheading an initiative to create WordPress community-curated standards for common post types, taxonomies, and metadata. WordPress developers are invited to join the discussion taking place in the Content Type Standards repo on Github (more…)

WPBeginner Team Interacts With Children Of Guatemala

Earlier this month, WPBeginner hosted a huge giveaway to celebrate its 5th birthday. Alongside the giveaway, Syed Balkhi wanted to build two schools this year in Guatemala through the Pencils of Promise charity. To do so, he needed $50,000. He ended up with $50,584. Once the schools are built, Balkhi (more…)

Advanced WordPress Groupd Featured Image

Cloudways has a great article profiling the Advanced WordPress Facebook group. Written by Matt Cromwell, who is one of the group administrators, it explains how the group was formed and what its purpose is. Being a web developer or a designer (or both) can be stand-alone job for some individuals. (more…)

Hashcash.io Reveals Strategy for Capitalizing on Spammers

Hashcash.io recently released a WordPress plugin with a unique method of deterring spammers that forces the user’s browser to solve math before unlocking login, registration and comment forms. The project site hints at a coming soon cash feature wherein users can “Make Bots Work For You.” This week Hashcash.io creator (more…)

WordPress Cape Town to Host Charity Hackathon in August

WordPress Cape Town is the largest and most active meetup group in South Africa with members gathering for regular meetups, workshops and an annual WordCamp. The group is dedicated to giving back to the community and announced that they will be hosting their first charity hackathon on Saturday, August 23. (more…)