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This post was contributed by Mario Peshev. Mario is the founder and WordPress Architect at DevriX building and maintaining large WordPress-driven platforms. With over 10,000 hours of consulting and training, Mario’s Yin and Yang is his Open Source advocacy and business growth strategy. Without continual growth and progress, such words (more…)

What Do You Want to See in WordPress 4.4?

Scott Taylor, who is leading the development cycle for WordPress 4.4, published a post on the Make WordPress Core site asking people what they’d like to see in WordPress 4.4. The post has generated a number of comments from the community. Some of the most popular suggestions include: REST API (more…)

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WordPress 4.3 is on schedule to be released August 18th and contains a number of improvements. Among the enhancements to the visual editor are text patterns. Text patterns or text shortcuts allow you to quickly add unordered lists, ordered lists, headers, and blockquotes without having to use a mouse. In (more…)

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This post was contributed by Emily Miller. A native Hoosier, Emily now lives in San Francisco, CA, and is a content specialist at hosting platform Pantheon. She enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her dog and researching the latest trends in open source. WordPress developers are getting serious about developing flexible, (more…)

WordPress 4.2.4 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.2.4 is available and patches six security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities were discovered by outside parties and members of the WordPress core security team. This release also fixes four bugs: WPDB: When checking the encoding of strings against the database, make sure we’re only relying on the return value of (more…)

Plugin Developers Demand a Better Security Release Process After WordPress 4.2.3 Breaks Thousands of Websites

WordPress 4.2.3, a critical security release, was automatically pushed out to users yesterday to fix an XSS vulnerability. Shortly afterwards, the WordPress.org support forums were flooded with reports of websites broken by the update. Roughly eight hours later Robert Chapin (@miqrogroove) published a post to the Make.WordPress.org/Core blog, detailing changes (more…)