Codecademy Launches Free ReactJS Courses

Codecademy, the free interactive coding education site, has launched a new ReactJS course. For the past five years, the site’s free, self-guided courses have attracted more than 25 million students. Codecademy recently partnered with the White House as part of the TechHire initiative to promote more diverse entrepreneurship in the (more…)

WordCamp Milwaukee Featured Image of Historic Buildings and Cars

WordCamp Milwaukee is set to take place September 17-18 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. More than 170 tickets are still available at $40 each and provide access to both days of the event, including the after party. The event’s second round of speakers were recently announced (more…)

Iovation Acquires LaunchKey, Plans to Continue Supporting WordPress Plugin

LaunchKey’s password-free authentication platform has been acquired by iovation, a company that provides fraud prevention services and device-based authentication. The companies plan to merge their technologies to provide more authentication options and are launching a product called LaunchKey MFA, a new combined dynamic authentication suite. LaunchKey MFA offers security professionals (more…)

WordPress 4.6.1 Released, Patches Two Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.6.1 is available and users are strongly encouraged to update immediately as it patches two security vulnerabilities. The first is a cross-site scripting vulnerability related to image filenames that was reported by Cengiz Han Sahin, a SumOfPwn researcher. The second is a path traversal vulnerability in the upgrade package (more…)

Ninja Forms 3.0 Released, Features New Drag-and-Drop Form Builder

Ninja Forms 3.0 was released today after a year in development. WP Ninjas have completely rewritten the plugin using Backbone, Underscore, and Marionette, an undertaking that required the bulk of development time for this milestone. This architectural overhaul brings major improvements to the user experience. The most visible improvements can (more…)

GoDaddy Acquires ManageWP

ManageWP, a WordPress site management service founded in 2010 and officially released in 2012 by Vladimir Prelovac, has been acquired by GoDaddy for an undisclosed amount. ManageWP is based in Serbia and has a team of more than 25 people. The service enables users to manage backups, updates, security, and monitor performance (more…)