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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I dissect Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word presentation from WordCamp San Francisco. We discuss the global focus of WordPress 4.1, renaming the annual conference to WordCamp US, and the enhancements planned for the plugin and theme directories. The plugin picks (more…)

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During the State of the Word at WordCamp San Francisco, Matt Mullenweg announced that the event will be renamed to WordCamp US and will no longer be held in the Mission Bay conference center. The announcement doesn’t eliminate San Francisco, California from being the host city but it doesn’t seem (more…)

JSTOR Launches Online Daily Magazine Using WordPress

In a strategic effort to make academic journals more relevant to your average reader, JSTOR has launched an online daily magazine. The digital academic library offers full-text searches of 2,000+ journals, e-books, and primary sources. JSTOR Daily will serve to bring more context to current events by connecting readers to (more…)

BuddyPress 2.2 Will Add Support for Composer

BuddyPress lead developer Paul Gibbs committed support for Composer to BuddyPress core this week. Developers who want to check it out can find the json file at: trunk/src/composer.json. If you’re not yet familiar with Composer, it’s essentially a tool for dependency management in PHP. It is designed to manage packages (more…)