New Feature Plugin Proposed: oEmbed for WordPress Posts

WordPress has a whitelist of 31 trusted sites from which users can oEmbed content, but one source is noticeably missing – WordPress itself. During this week’s feature plugin chat, Pascal Birchler and a group of contributors proposed the idea of oEmbed for WordPress Posts: Basically, we want to make WordPress (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I preview WordPress 4.3. We discuss what WordPress.tv should do with old videos now that the site is six years old. There’s a conference this weekend devoted to the Genesis Framework and we let you know how you can watch it (more…)

How to Give Back to the WordPress Foundation when Shopping on Amazon

Consumer disappointment ran high yesterday when Amazon Prime Day failed to deliver on its ambitious claim to have “more deals than Black Friday.” Prime customers were surprised to find modest deals on knee braces, shoe horns, and pet grooming kits instead of steep discounts on shiny electronics. https://twitter.com/shave_my_lemon/status/621462914533232640 The world (more…)

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WordPress.tv launched in January of 2009 and since then has become one of the largest repositories of information dedicated to WordPress. To put that in perspective, WordPress 2.8 and 2.9 were released the same year. However, with more than six years of content available, the team has run into a (more…)