CartoDB FeaturedImage

WordPress.com now supports oEmbeds for CartoDB, a tool used to create and share interactive maps. Simply copy and paste a CartoDB map URL into the WordPress.com post editor and a live preview will display. Here’s an example of a map using the standard HTML embed code. According to an announcement (more…)

New Plugin Adds Openname Avatars to WordPress

In November 2014, Onename announced that it would be extending its Openname protocol to support decentralized authentication. The company also open sourced the protocol and directory software so that developers can build their own infrastructure with it. We believe the future of identity will be decentralized, and for any identity (more…)

WordPress Publishes Security White Paper

As WordPress currently powers 23% of the web, the platform’s security is constantly under scrutiny. WordPress has long been a favorite target of hackers and spammers who want to get the most return on their efforts. Since the the platform powers millions of websites, a critical vulnerability with a popular (more…)

KInsta WordPress Communities Featured Image

One of the greatest things about WordPress is its diverse community throughout the world. Kinsta has published a fantastic and inspirational post that looks at up and coming WordPress communities in 5 continents and 17 countries. My favorite story is Juanfra Aldasoro, co-organizer of WordCamp Buenos Aires, describing how the (more…)