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The past 156 episodes of WordPress Weekly are filled with stories of people who are doing exciting things with WordPress. For this episode, I decided to try something a little different. I handed the show over to Marcus Couch, who interviewed me. In the show, I describe how I became (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…)

WordPress cdnjs Plugin Makes It Easy to Offload Scripts

The cdnjs service is used by hundreds of thousands of websites to offload static files for performance. It’s an open source community-driven project that hosts a variety of different file types, including JavaScript, CSS, SWF, and images, thanks to help from sponsors UserApp and CloudFlare. WP cdnjs is a new (more…)

Mobile ShareBar Adds a WhatsApp Sharing Button to WordPress

Earlier this year, Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion dollars. With 450+ million users per month and 70% of them active per day, Facebook is betting on the the app’s massive user base and continued growth. Although WhatsApp is enormously popular, very few WordPress sharing plugins have prioritized adding the (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…)