Rijeka Will Host the First WordCamp Croatia in September

The very first WordCamp Croatia will be held in Rijeka the weekend of September 4-6. The WordPress community and the tech industry in general are growing in the Balkans. A large contingency of Croatian WordPress enthusiasts were present at neighboring Serbia’s first WordCamp in Belgrade earlier this year. The Croatian (more…)

New WP Live Search Plugin Utilizes the WP REST API

Yesterday Nick Haskins, creator of Aesop Story Engine, released a new search plugin for WordPress. WP Live Search utilizes the new WP REST API, in combination with Backbone.js and Underscore.js, to deliver live search results as the user types in a search query. The result is instantaneous searching that doesn’t (more…)

BackPress is Coming Back From the Dead

WordPress developers Roy Sivan and John James Jacoby have taken a keen interest in reviving the BackPress project. They will be discussing their plans to bring it back to life on a live Google Hangout at 1PM PST (8pm UTC) today, June 16. BackPress is a PHP library of core (more…)

Postmatic Adds Importer for Subscribe to Comments Plugin

Over the weekend Postmatic version 1.2.3 was released with a new importer for the Subscribe to Comments plugin. Founder Jason Lemieux and his team launched the 100% email-based commenting service in April and have been steadily adding importers for users of other various comment subscription plugins. Postmatic launched with importers (more…)

o2 is Now Available on GitHub

This weekend at WordCamp Denver, Kevin Conboy announced that Automattic’s long-awaited O2 project is now publicly available on GitHub. In a recent interview with WP Tavern, Matt Mullenweg confirmed that the o2 development team is shifting its focus to WordPress.com’s core products but that the o2 code would be public (more…)