Sarah Gooding

A More RESTful WP-CLI Kickstarter Campaign is Now 187% Funded

Daniel Bachhuber, the current maintainer of WP-CLI, announced today that his Kickstarter campaign to develop a more RESTful WP-CLI is now complete. The original goal of $17,500 was fully funded within 12 hours of launching the campaign, pushing it onto the stretch goal where every additional $100 raised equals one (more…)

Matt Mullenweg Joins the Gillmor Gang to Discuss Calypso

Last week Matt Mullenweg, CEO of Automattic and co-creator of WordPress, joined Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor to discuss Calypso on an episode of the Gillmor Gang. The video was recorded Tuesday, November 24 and published over the weekend. Mullenweg offers a hands-on tour of the new reader, (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…)

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…)