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The WordPress Users Association (WPUA) is breathing new life after it was acquired by Paul DeMott earlier this year on Flippa for $797. WPUA originally launched in December 2010, with the goal of providing a central place for WordPress users to swap war stories, learn how to get the most (more…)

Plugin Developers Demand a Better Security Release Process After WordPress 4.2.3 Breaks Thousands of Websites

WordPress 4.2.3, a critical security release, was automatically pushed out to users yesterday to fix an XSS vulnerability. Shortly afterwards, the WordPress.org support forums were flooded with reports of websites broken by the update. Roughly eight hours later Robert Chapin (@miqrogroove) published a post to the Make.WordPress.org/Core blog, detailing changes (more…)

Who's Using the WordPress REST API?

Ryan McCue and the WP REST API team are seeking feedback on the project ahead of the API merging into core. McCue invited comments on the post to find out how and where it’s currently being used, in hopes of identifying any roadblocks developers may be facing. “We’d love to (more…)

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In this special 200th episode of WordPress Weekly, I’m joined by Marcus Couch, Brad Williams, Ronald Huereca, and Ptah Dunbar. Brad, Ronald, and Ptah were among the first to support WordPress Weekly. They helped get the show off the ground and provided momentum. Seven years have passed since I started (more…)

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Matt Mullenweg announced that Philadelphia, PA, will host WordCamp US December 4th–6th at the Pennsylvania Convention center. Philadelphia will also host WordCamp US in 2016, although no dates have been chosen yet. According to Mullenweg, “Having it the same place two years in a row allows us to keep logistics (more…)