Jetpack 3.5 Introduces Menu Management on WordPress.com

Jetpack 3.5 was released today, coinciding with WordPress 4.2. This release expands the capabilities of Jetpack’s centralized site management to include menus. If you have Jetpack Manage activated, you can now log into WordPress.com to manage menus for any of your sites that have opted in. The benefit of going (more…)

WordPress 4.2 "Powell" is Now Available for Download

WordPress 4.2 “Powell” has arrived and is now ready for download. It is named for Earl Rudolph “Bud” Powell, an American jazz pianist. This release, led by 10up engineer Drew Jaynes, offers a balanced mix of front-facing features that users will enjoy, as well as improvements for developers. Here is (more…)

Facebook Has Abandoned Its Official WordPress Plugin

The official Facebook plugin for WordPress launched in 2012 with the help of engineers from Automattic and currently lists 14 contributing authors. The plugin is active on more than 200,000 websites, but Facebook has not updated the plugin description page to let users know that it has been abandoned. The (more…)

Applications to Host WordCamp Europe 2016 Closing Soon

WordCamp Europe 2015 will be held at the end of June in Seville, Spain, but organizers are already finalizing host city applications for the 2016 event. A final call for host cities went out today and organizers announced that applications will close on Friday, April 24. This highly anticipated WordPress (more…)

WordCamp Belgrade Will Be Streaming Live Saturday, April 18

WordCamp Belgrade will take place this weekend, April 18-19. Two years ago the WordPress community in Serbia was virtually non-existent but has grown rapidly and is now large enough to host the very first WordCamp in Belgrade. Registration kicks off at 8AM tomorrow morning where organizers will debut Wapuujlo, the (more…)