Under the Hood of Semplice: A New Portfolio System Based on WordPress

Semplice has soft-launched its new WordPress-powered portfolio system. The commercial project popped up on our radar after debuting its extraordinary implementation of the WordPress content editor. Founded by German designers Michael Schmidt and Tobias van Schneider, Semplice is breaking onto the scene with high impact designs and its own radically (more…)

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Chris Lema published an interview with Carl Hancock of RocketGenius, where he shares his thoughts on why trademarks are important and how they help protect a brand’s identity. While you can register trademarks yourself, Hancock suggests working with a lawyer who knows intellectual property law and does it for a (more…)

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Audit WP has been acquired by WP Site Care. According to the announcement, Audit WP will operate under WP Site Care while continuing to offer specialized SEO services. Rob Neu, who owned and operated Audit WP, will become WP Site Care’s Director of Digital Strategy. Rob will oversee product development (more…)

Underscores WordPress Starter Theme Adds Support for Sass

Underscores community project contributors announced today that the theme now includes support for Sass. The popular WordPress starter theme is an open source project maintained by Automattic, and many of its users requested Sass support, according to contributor Tammie Lister. “The community firstly asked for Sass. As Sass is in (more…)

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Crowd Favorite has appointed Chris Lema as the company’s new CTO. Alex King, the current CTO, will move into the Chief Software Architect role, allowing him to focus his expertise in product development and deep-level technical leadership with the company’s teams. Lema will begin in mid-September and use his product (more…)

Resources for Working with the WordPress REST API

The WordPress REST API is currently slated for inclusion in WordPress 4.1 and the API team is busy working towards that goal. Project contributors Ryan McCue and Rachel Baker have been on the road giving presentations to introduce developers to the API. They presented at WordCamp Milwaukee and WordCamp NYC, (more…)