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Get More Admin Color Schemes For WordPress 3.8

One of my favorite features of the WordPress 3.8 ‘About’ page is the live admin color scheme picker. WordPress 3.8 ships with eight different color schemes. If you don’t find a favorite among the default color schemes, there are more options available using a plugin. A small group of designers (more…)

Mockup of Documentation Issues Tracker

WordPress documentation is about to improve by leaps and bounds. At the moment, trying to get involved contributing to documentation can be quite confusing. Unless you know the current docs inside and out, it’s not easy to find gaps or missing pieces that need attention. That’s where an issues tracker (more…)

WordPress StackExchange Votes On New Community Promotion Ads

The WordPress StackExchange community is currently voting on ads to display in the sidebar of its forums for 2014. Every year the Community Promotion Ads are reset in December. These ads serve to promote anything that the community deems to be important. Usually, the ads are dedicated to promoting information (more…)

WPBeginner has launched a WordPress glossary filled with commonly used terms and phrases. It’s easy to forget that a lot of people have no idea what a sidebar, widget, or a shortcode is. Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.com, explains the idea came to him via an attendee at WordCamp Columbus (more…)

WordPress 3.8 Developers Prepare Code For Hard Freeze

WordPress 3.8 RC1 was released today ahead of the hard freeze scheduled for Dec. 5th. Strangely, this coincides with an arctic cold front that will be sweeping across the US the very same day. In sending out 3.8 RC1, Matt Mullenweg said, “The focus is on identifying any major issues (more…)