WP Engine Security Breach: Customer Credentials Exposed

WP Engine customers received an urgent notification in their inboxes Wednesday evening regarding a security breach. At WP Engine we are committed to providing robust security. We are writing today to let you know that we learned of an exposure involving some of our customers’ credentials. Out of an abundance (more…)

WordPress Windows Desktop App Featured Image

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, has released a Windows version of its desktop application. The app is free and works well on my Windows 7 64Bit machine. It looks and performs exactly the same as its Mac counterpart. This is to be expected as the interface is driven by JavaScript that (more…)

Treehouse Drops Support for WordPress Education

Treehouse will be discontinuing its WordPress education courses. According to Zac Gordon, one of the site’s former educators, no new WordPress, BuddyPress, or WooCommerce courses will be created and existing content will not be updated in the future. “The online learning company where I have been teaching WordPress for the (more…)

CoSchedule Team

MABU, a marketing, management, and multimedia company has acquired WordPress development agency Todaymade for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes operational and intellectual assets including, the trade name, corporate website, a proprietary content management system called TodayCMS, and more than 50 hosted websites. Many in the WordPress community will recognize (more…)

Photon Adds WebP Support for Faster Loading Images

Last week Jetpack announced that its Photon image service added support for the WebP image format, which provides up to 34% size reduction for served images when compared JPEG images of the same visual quality. For Photon users this translates into faster-loading pages. WebP is not yet natively supported by (more…)