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Kernl to Offer Hosted Private Plugin and Theme Updates

Jack Slingerland started hacking on WordPress in 2008, but recently his career has taken him a bit further afield from it than he would like. By day he is a Senior Software Engineer at CA Technologies in Raleigh, working in React/Redux, Node, ElasticSearch, Grails, and Groovy. But at night he (more…)

Deployer App Pushes Plugins from GitHub to WordPress.org

Arūnas Liuiza, like many other WordPress developers, prefers to develop his plugins on GitHub, thanks to the collaborative tools for issue tracking, merging, and pull requests. Hosting and developing open source projects on GitHub is much easier than trying to get any participation from the community via a plugin’s Subversion (more…)

Early Bird Tickets for WooConf 2016 Now on Sale

WooConf 2016, a conference devoted entirely to WooCoomerce, will be held in Austin, Texas on April 6-8th. Recaps from those who attended in 2014 are all agreed that this is one conference you don’t want to miss if you work with WooCommerce. The event attracts a healthy mix of entrepreneurs, (more…)

Stash Live Banner

iThemes, a WordPress company that’s celebrating eight years in business this month, is announcing a new add-on called Stash Live which will be part of BackupBuddy 7.0. Similar to VaultPress, Stash Live is a service that will enable users to perform real-time backups. Both the database and files will be (more…)

JoomlaDay Florida Invites WordPress Developers to Attend

Last year Jenny Wong and Aaron Jorbin challenged the WordPress community to venture outside the WordPress bubble after speaking at PHP UK 2015. Both were enriched by the experience of connecting across technology communities and challenging others’ expectations of WordPress. If you’re in the Tampa area and looking to branch (more…)

GlotPress is Now Available as a WordPress Plugin

GlotPress 1.0 “Bunsen Honeydew” was released yesterday. In June 2015, Andrew Nacin began the work of transforming GlotPress into a plugin with a first pass that switched it from using the BackPress external to a WordPress install. Dominik Schilling led the development on GitHub, which included 352 commits and fixes (more…)