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Widget Customizer Proposed For WordPress 3.9

The Widget Customizer plugin is currently being considered for inclusion in WordPress 3.9. Weston Ruter, the project’s lead developer, submitted a proposal for its merge into core. He and a large team of contributors have been working ardently to bring this feature into WordPress so that users no longer have (more…)

Aesop WordPress Storytelling Plugin Is Now Fully Funded

Aesop plugin developer Nick Haskins announced tonight that the project has now been fully funded through its Crowdhoster campaign. He’s raised $6,397 of $6,000, thanks to backing from many major WordPress companies and individuals who are hoping to make the Aesop storytelling engine a reality. Haskin’s open source storytelling plugin (more…)

WordCamp Norway 2014: WordPress In a Winter Wonderland

The WordPress community in Norway is growing fast. Just three years ago, WordPress did not have much representation in the country at all. The success of the first Oslo WordPress meetup in May 6th, 2011, sparked more gatherings, including the first WordCamp Norway. There are now three official WordPress meetups (more…)

WordPress Front-end Editor Plugin Gets Major Updates

This week the WordPress Front-end Editor team posted its progress on the Make WordPress UI development blog. Front-end editing capabilities are being developed as a feature plugin and will hopefully be considered for inclusion in the core sometime this year. It currently looks a little something like this: The plugin (more…)