wordcamps

How to View Upcoming WordCamps in the WordPress Dashboard

Over the course of a year, WordCamps take place nearly every weekend. Although you can view upcoming events on WordCamp Central, a relatively new plugin exist that enables you to see upcoming WordCamps on the WordPress Dashboard. It’s called WordCamp Dashboard Widget developed by Ajit Bohra. Once activated, a new (more…)

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Earlier this year, a WordCamp incubator program was created to help three cities establish their first WordCamp. After receiving 182 applications, the three cities selected for the program were: Denpasar, Indonesia Harare, Zimbabwe Medellín, Colombia WordCamp Medellín is scheduled for November 5th and is the first of the three incubator events to take (more…)

Headway 3.8.9 Patches Potential XSS Vulnerability

If you noticed an update for Headway, it’s not your mind playing tricks. Late last week, Headway Themes released version 3.8.9 to patch a potential security vulnerability involving the license key field. The vulnerability was discovered and reported to Sucuri by Gary Bairéad, a former Headway Themes employee. At the (more…)

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Inspired by an article published on Red Queen Coder on the pervasiveness of alcohol in the programming community, Gary Pendergast, WordPress core contributor asked the following question on Twitter, “Has anyone been to WordCamps that removed the alcohol focus from afterparties?” It feels like the WordPress community has the same (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week, including a big move for VersionPress as it transitions into an open source project. We provide an update on the development status of bbPress and BuddyPress. We also share details of a critical security (more…)

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Keeping up and monitoring the progress of WordCamps in and around your area is now a lot easier thanks to a new WordCamp Application status page. The page indicates a WordCamp’s city, applicant’s name, recent milestone, status, and the last time it was updated. The application status page is the (more…)

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This week’s episode of WordPress Weekly features Rebbeca Gill, Jennifer Bourn, and Carrie Dils to casually discuss women in WordPress, women in tech, and a variety of other topics. The guests share their personal experiences of being involved in the WordPress community. We discuss how important it is to act (more…)