Billion Thanks Featured Image

Today is normally Thank a Plugin Author Day which motivates users to thank plugin authors but based on discussions from last year’s event, I’ve decided to add theme authors to the mix. The purpose of the day is simple, give thanks and express gratitude to WordPress plugin and theme developers. (more…)

First WordPress Meetup in Karachi Draws 125 Attendees

The WordPress community in Karachi, Pakistan held its first meetup last weekend led by Waseem Abbas. The gathering drew 125 attendees and organizers have been receiving positive reviews and feedback. The meetup featured two sessions, one on “WordPress Security” by Ahsan Parwez and the second on “WordPress Possibilities” by Usman (more…)

Kernl to Offer Hosted Private Plugin and Theme Updates

Jack Slingerland started hacking on WordPress in 2008, but recently his career has taken him a bit further afield from it than he would like. By day he is a Senior Software Engineer at CA Technologies in Raleigh, working in React/Redux, Node, ElasticSearch, Grails, and Groovy. But at night he (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. Starting today and every Friday, I’ll share an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Beyond Imagination by (more…)

Deployer App Pushes Plugins from GitHub to WordPress.org

Arūnas Liuiza, like many other WordPress developers, prefers to develop his plugins on GitHub, thanks to the collaborative tools for issue tracking, merging, and pull requests. Hosting and developing open source projects on GitHub is much easier than trying to get any participation from the community via a plugin’s Subversion (more…)

Early Bird Tickets for WooConf 2016 Now on Sale

WooConf 2016, a conference devoted entirely to WooCoomerce, will be held in Austin, Texas on April 6-8th. Recaps from those who attended in 2014 are all agreed that this is one conference you don’t want to miss if you work with WooCommerce. The event attracts a healthy mix of entrepreneurs, (more…)