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WP Job Manager

Automattic announced today the company is bringing WP Job Manager back to life. The plugin became an Auttomattic project after the company acquired WooCommerce and its employees in 2015 but it has not been actively developed since then. Today’s announcement also requests feedback from WP Job Manager users who want (more…)

WordPress Theme Authors Experiment with New Pricing on ThemeForest

Envato has been rolling out author-driven pricing across ThemeForest categories throughout 2016. The new pricing options have finally hit the WordPress category and authors are now experimenting with pricing changes outside of the average $35-65 range. Ben Chan, executive General Manager at Envato, explained why the company is extending author-driven (more…)

php[world] 2016 Conference Expands WordPress Track

The third edition of php[world] will be held in Washington, D.C., November 14-18 and organizers have published the finalized schedule. According to conference co-chair Eli White, the number of people submitting WordPress-related topics caused the organization team to create a double-sized WordPress track for this year’s event. The conference, which (more…)

ManageWP Launches Automated Security Scanning

When ManageWP allowed users to perform security scans of websites through the Orion interface in December of 2015, a feature commonly requested by customers was the ability to automate the scans. Nine months after implementing security checks for customers, ManageWP has added automated security scans to its assortment of features. The automated security (more…)

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Kinsta, a WordPress managed hosting company founded in 2013, is continuing to contribute back to the WordPress community. Last month, Kinsta gave away 10 tickets to attend WordCamp US December 2-4, in Philadelphia, PA. Now the company is offering one travel scholarship to the event valued at $1,500. The winner is required to purchase lodging, airfare, and a (more…)

GoDaddy Launches New Onboarding Experience for WordPress Customers

Over the past year, GoDaddy has been pursuing the WordPress market more aggressively. In addition to its recent acquisition of ManageWP and new initiative to hire full-time WordPress core contributors, the company has just launched the third edition of improvements to its onboarding experience for new WordPress customers. According to (more…)