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Jetpack 2.9 Introduces Multisite Support and Related Posts Module

Jetpack 2.9 was released today with the long-awaited Related Posts module, which was introduced on WordPress.com in early November 2013. Server resource-intensive features such as stats tracking and related posts are very difficult to accomplish in an efficient way. Jetpack’s new Related Posts module uses WordPress.com resources to do this (more…)

Bob Dunn Launches New WordPress Learning Site

Bob Dunn, who’s been teaching WordPress for years, has launched an all new website dedicated to helping people learn WordPress. The new site is filled with tutorials, up to date information about WordPress, and in the near future, complimentary eBooks. I got in touch with Bob and asked him a (more…)

WordPress Theme Shops Move Toward Preserving Data Portability

In the old days, WordPress theme developers used to build loads of specific functionality into their themes, i.e. recipes, portfolios, testimonials, analytics, fundraising capabilities, custom post types etc. Commercial theme providers competed fiercely with one another to see who could pack the most functionality into their offerings. Many companies sought (more…)