WordPress 4.2.4 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.2.4 is available and patches six security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities were discovered by outside parties and members of the WordPress core security team. This release also fixes four bugs: WPDB: When checking the encoding of strings against the database, make sure we’re only relying on the return value of (more…)

Tony Perez of Sucuri

Over the weekend, I attended Prestige, a conference geared towards freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small agencies looking to grow their businesses. Unlike WordCamps, plugins, themes, and WordPress in general were rarely mentioned. Instead, sessions included high level topics such as, how to land enterprise clients, knowing when to move on to (more…)

Yuuta: A Free Visual Diary Theme for WordPress

Earlier this month, a new proposal landed on trac, advocating the removal of post formats from core. Many believe that this feature would be better as a plugin, since it has received little improvement over the years and is not used by the majority of WordPress users. If the UI (more…)

Awesome Geek Podcasts: A Curated List of Tech Podcasts

The WordPress community produces a couple dozen high quality podcasts covering diverse topics, such as weekly news, business/entrepreneurship, education, and development. Every year the best WordPress-related podcasts are featured in roundup posts highlighting shows that are publishing new episodes regularly. One way to venture outside the WordPress world is to (more…)

New WordPress Plugin Automates Slack Team Invitations

Generating Slack team invitations can become rather tedious when you’re managing a large group of people – particularly when the team is open to almost anyone. In the case of a company or organization, a Slack admin can use the feature that permits anyone with an email from a specified (more…)