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WordCamp San Francisco 2014 By Sheri Bigelow

The WordPress Foundation has awarded Bianca Welds with the Kim Parsell travel scholarship to attend WordCamp US 2017. Welds lives in Jamaica and has been using WordPress since 2005. We featured her on the Tavern in 2015 when she provided insight into the Jamaican WordPress community. Welds will be presenting (more…)

WordPress Foundation to Sponsor Open Source Educational Events

The WordPress Foundation is sponsoring a new series of workshops and training events that will introduce people to WordPress and related open source software. The program targets communities in Latin and South America, Africa, Oceania, and Asia. “Specifically, we want to shine more light on the potential of open source (more…)

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If you’ve ever clicked on a URL to WP.org and ended up on WPBeginner.com within the past two years, you’re not alone. It routinely happens on discussion forums like the Advanced WordPress Facebook group and Twitter where referencing WP.org turns into a link to WPBeginner.com. A great example occurred in (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jason Lemieux and Dylan Kuhn of Postmatic. During the show, we learn the company’s history and how it started. We discuss what the service offers and how people can take advantage of it. Last but not least, (more…)

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Earlier this year, the WordPress Foundation sued Jeff Yablon for trademark infringement. The Foundation wanted Yablon to stop using its trademarks, dismiss the opposition proceeding, pay the foundation for any profits related to use of the WordPress trademarks, pay up to $100,000 per infringing domain name, transfer the domains and (more…)

How to Give Back to the WordPress Foundation when Shopping on Amazon

Consumer disappointment ran high yesterday when Amazon Prime Day failed to deliver on its ambitious claim to have “more deals than Black Friday.” Prime customers were surprised to find modest deals on knee braces, shoe horns, and pet grooming kits instead of steep discounts on shiny electronics. https://twitter.com/shave_my_lemon/status/621462914533232640 The world (more…)

WordPress Foundation Website Gets a Redesign

The WordPress Foundation website is sporting a fresh coat of paint, based on the Twenty Fifteen default theme released with WordPress 4.1 last December. The foundation exists to further the mission of the open source project, most importantly by ensuring free access to the software for years to come. It (more…)