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This is a great time of year if you’re in the market for themes, plugins, or webhosting. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving where many retailers offer deep discounts. In the past 2-3 years, WordPress businesses have done the same by offering substantial discounts for plugins and themes. WPLift (more…)

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CyberChimps, founded by Trent Lapinski, is seeking acquisition offers. Lapinski cites the reason as becoming too big too fast. CyberChimps owns and maintains Responsive, one of the most popular themes in the WordPress theme directory. CyberChimps also maintains iFeature, another popular theme closing in on 1M downloads. The core of (more…)

Automattic Open Sources Its DMCA Process Docs on GitHub

A couple months ago, Automattic made headlines with its public dismissal of Janet Jackson’s spurious claims of trademark and copyright infringement. Jackson is now a fixture in the company’s Hall of Shame, along with others who have issued abusive takedown demands. Automattic considers these a threat to freedom of speech (more…)

I18n and RTL Support Are Top Priorities For Web Savvy Marketing

This year’s State of the Word at WordCamp San Francisco emphasized WordPress going global through improvements to internationalization. This year also marks the first time non-English downloads of WordPress have surpassed its English counterpart. Catering to Customer’s Needs With WordPress raising the bar, it won’t be long until users and (more…)

SIDEKICK Delays The Release of Composer

Among the festivities at WordCamp Toronto 2014, was the planned release of Composer by SIDEKICK. Instead, Composer has been delayed and the release date is to be determined. According to the announcement, the plugin and its architecture are not ready for customers just yet. In a FAQ accompanying the post, (more…)

WordPress 4.1 Beta 1 Now Available for Testing

WordPress 4.1 beta 1 was released into the hands of eager testers today, just in time for the weekend. John Blackbourn announced the beta and outlined a list of features and improvements that you’ll want to put through the paces. The most visible items include the following: The new Twenty (more…)