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Earlier this year, the WordPress Foundation sued Jeff Yablon for trademark infringement. The Foundation wanted Yablon to stop using its trademarks, dismiss the opposition proceeding, pay the foundation for any profits related to use of the WordPress trademarks, pay up to $100,000 per infringing domain name, transfer the domains and (more…)

WPML Confirms It Did Not Have a Security Breach

When WPML emailed new passwords to customers in plaintext, some customers thought it was due to a security breach. Amit Kvint, compatibility team leader for WPML, confirmed the emails are not a result of a security breach. In a post on the official WPML blog, Kvint says the emails were (more…)

The WP Tavern Comment Moderation Policy

Those of you who regularly comment on the Tavern may have noticed that your comments don’t show up immediately after submitting them. That’s because about four weeks ago, for the first time in the Tavern’s history, comment moderation for all comments was enabled. I enabled moderation to address concerns raised (more…) Unveils the Action Bar has unveiled a new user interface called the Action Bar. It’s a bar that shows up in the bottom right corner of the screen for logged in users and is accessible from any device. The bar performs multiple tasks depending on the page you’re on. When on a (more…)

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One of the main features in WordPress 4.3 are Site Icons. A Site Icon is an image that represents a website across multiple platforms and replaces Favicons. With Site Icons in WordPress core, the WordPress Theme Review team is phasing out the feature in existing themes hosted in the theme (more…)

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In mid July, Nick Haskins, founder and lead developer of Lasso, was served a cease and desist letter from LassoSoft. LassoSoft argued that Lasso violates its registered trademarks and causes confusion to its customers. Instead of fighting litigation, Haskins decided to rebrand the product from Lasso to Editus. The name (more…)