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YouCaring Donation Featured Image

A few days ago, I asked the WordPress community to help Terri Caissie fund her medical equipment and treatment as she battles Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy (Autoimmune) with Progressive Cerebella Ataxia or HE/SREAT. The community responded in a big way by completely funding the $2,500 campaign. Fifty-six people contributed to the campaign, including (more…)

Drupal Community Considering a Decoupled Architecture

Earlier this week Dries Buytaert, creator and project lead for Drupal, opened up a discussion on his blog about the future of Drupal architecture in a post titled Should we decouple Drupal with a client-side framework? Buytaert contends that users have come to expect application-like experiences from websites, given their (more…)

WP Engine Security Breach: Customer Credentials Exposed

WP Engine customers received an urgent notification in their inboxes Wednesday evening regarding a security breach. At WP Engine we are committed to providing robust security. We are writing today to let you know that we learned of an exposure involving some of our customers’ credentials. Out of an abundance (more…)

WordPress Windows Desktop App Featured Image

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, has released a Windows version of its desktop application. The app is free and works well on my Windows 7 64Bit machine. It looks and performs exactly the same as its Mac counterpart. This is to be expected as the interface is driven by JavaScript that (more…)

Treehouse Drops Support for WordPress Education

Treehouse will be discontinuing its WordPress education courses. According to Zac Gordon, one of the site’s former educators, no new WordPress, BuddyPress, or WooCommerce courses will be created and existing content will not be updated in the future. “The online learning company where I have been teaching WordPress for the (more…)

CoSchedule Team

MABU, a marketing, management, and multimedia company has acquired WordPress development agency Todaymade for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes operational and intellectual assets including, the trade name, corporate website, a proprietary content management system called TodayCMS, and more than 50 hosted websites. Many in the WordPress community will recognize (more…)