Get Your Widgets Ready for WordPress 4.5

WordPress 4.5 is right around the corner with the first release candidate now available for download. It includes 49 changes from the last beta – improvements to the new custom logo feature, a minor update to jQuery, updates to inline documentation, and fixes for various small bugs. The upcoming release (more…)

Restrict BuddyPress Signups by Email Domain

Spam is one of the most discouraging things about managing a BuddyPress-powered social network. Since WordPress itself is already a magnet for spam signups and comments, BuddyPress is subject to the same and then some. With an ordinary WordPress site you can block most of it fairly well, but with (more…)

GitHub Issue and Pull Request Templates: Choose Your Own Adventure

Last month GitHub introduced issue and pull request templates in response to the “Dear GitHub” letter of complaints from open source project maintainers. The new templates let maintainers streamline contributions to be more structured and meaningful for the project. Creating issue and pull request templates could be a boring addition (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Human Made Hires Siobhan McKeown Development firm, (more…)