Jeff Chandler

bbPress 2.5.11 Adds WordPress 4.7 Compatibility

The bbPress development team has released 2.5.11 to add support for a technical change in WordPress 4.7. Users are highly encouraged to update to bbPress 2.5.11 before updating to WordPress 4.7. In 4.7, the loading order for the current user in the function stack was changed to accommodate user locale (more…)

WPShout Webhosting Survey Featured Image

With WordCamp US a little less than a month away, it’s time to take the 2016 WordPress user survey. The survey is quick and easy to fill out with only a few questions to answer. Results are anonymized and will be shared at this year’s State of the Word presentation. (more…)

PressNomics Introduction

PressNomics, an annual conference devoted to the economics of WordPress has announced that the fifth iteration of the event will take place April 6-8, 2017 at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, in Phoenix, AZ. The event is organized by Joshua Strebel of Pagely, a managed WordPress hosting company that recently celebrated (more…)

Beware of Links to Baidu in Skype Messages

I recently logged into Skype and received two messages from people who I haven’t spoken too in years. Both messages contained a URL to Baidu with my Skype username at the end. I immediately became suspicious and after a cursory search of Google, I discovered that I wasn’t the only (more…)

WordCamp Medellin Featured Image

Earlier this year, a WordCamp incubator program was created to help three cities establish their first WordCamp. After receiving 182 applications, the three cities selected for the program were: Denpasar, Indonesia Harare, Zimbabwe Medellín, Colombia WordCamp Medellín is scheduled for November 5th and is the first of the three incubator events to take (more…)