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As Marcus Couch hinted at back on November 27th, 2013, GoDaddy has entered the Managed WordPress hosting space. Plans start at $6.29 per month and include DDoS protection, firewalls, automatic updates and an easy one-click migration tool. GoDaddy states that their service will have blistering speed and guaranteed 99.9% uptime. (more…)

10 Free Plugins to Customize WordPress Admin Color Schemes

Can you believe that there are already ten plugins available for customizing WordPress admin color schemes? This feature has been popular among plugin developers since the new admin design was added in the 3.8 release. We’ve selected ten plugins that offer a wide variety of ways to customize and control (more…)

This weeks edition of WordPress Weekly features special guest, David Bisset. We were also joined by Marcus Couch. After catching up on the headlines, we dove into the topic of WordCamps. Specifically, encouraging women to speak while also increasing diversity, new IRS regulations that corporate sponsors must abide by and (more…)

Remly Hosting Extends Offer to Lifetime Customers Jilted by NodeKi

After we reported on WordPress managed host NodeKi going out of business, both former customers and the WordPress community were left wondering what happened behind the scenes. The Tavern was then contacted by the company who purchased NodeKi’s paying customers. Jonathan VanSchaack, director of the web division of Remly Communications, (more…)

Aesop Storytelling Engine Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Last week Nick Haskins introduced his open source storytelling plugin for WordPress. The proof of concept allows publishers to create big, visual posts with multimedia storytelling tools built right into the WordPress post editor. The New York Times showcased this trend in its feature 2013: The Year in Interactive Storytelling. (more…)

Tax Day Release: WordPress 3.9 to Drop on April 15

The date for the WordPress 3.9 release has now been set for April 15th, which coincides with tax day in the US. American developers may want to do their taxes early, because the 3.9 release schedule will be keeping everyone busy. Tentative dates for the 4.0 and 4.1 releases are (more…)

Official Git Mirror Now Available for WordPress Core Development Repository

Andrew Nacin announced official git mirrors for WordPress this afternoon on the WordPress make/core development blog. These are read-only mirrors that correspond to the WordPress core development SVN repository. Git mirrors are also now available for BuddyPress, bbPress, GlotPress and the old core.svn “build” repository: git clone git://develop.git.wordpress.org/ git clone (more…)