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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I share the top six WordPress things we’re thankful for in 2014. It turns out, we’re both thankful for the WordPress community and its podcasters. We discovered there are over 20 different podcasts devoted to WordPress. When I started WordPress Weekly (more…)

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DawnPatrol is a new project by Scott Basgaard and Noel Tock of HumanMade. The site is billed as a community experiment that features video clips of WordCamp participants from across the world. With non-English downloads of WordPress overtaking the number of English downloads for the first time this year, non-English (more…)

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The first WordCamp in Hawaii since 2008 is set to take place February 13-14th, 2015 in Maui. Unlike the event in 2008 where WordPress was a track inside of a Podcamp, WordPress will take center stage. If you’re interested in speaking or financially supporting the event, WordCamp Maui is looking (more…)

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Matt Cromwell of WordImpress conducted an interview with Ryan Sullivan, one of the organizers of LoopConf, a conference dedicated to advanced WordPress development topics. In the interview, Sullivan answers questions regarding value, pricing, and the inspiration behind the event. Earlier this month, controversy surrounding ticket prices surfaced on Twitter and (more…)

Major Performance Improvements Coming to Jigoshop 2.0

The team behind the Jigoshop e-commerce plugin has been working on the upcoming 2.0 release for the past four months. The open source plugin was forked by WooThemes in 2011 to create the early foundation of WooCommerce and has now been downloaded nearly half a million times. If the 2.0 (more…)

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In an effort to inspire WordPress theme designers and add a variety of new themes to the directory, the WordPress Theme Review Team is hosting a Design Challenge Weekend, December 13-14th. The challenge is meant to do the following: Raise the design standard of the WordPress.org theme directory. Match developers (more…)

A Glimpse Into Serbia's Rapidly Growing WordPress Community

After the dissolution of socialist Yugoslavia in the early 90’s, Serbia and its neighboring nations had an uphill climb to reach stability in their newly found autonomy. Transitioning from a planned economy to a market-driven economy was a challenge that Serbians have vigorously embraced over the past 20 years. Belgrade (more…)

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This is a great time of year if you’re in the market for themes, plugins, or webhosting. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving where many retailers offer deep discounts. In the past 2-3 years, WordPress businesses have done the same by offering substantial discounts for plugins and themes. WPLift (more…)