WPWeekly Episode 172 – Thankful For WordPress

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I share the top six WordPress things we’re thankful for in 2014. It turns out, we’re both thankful for the WordPress community and its podcasters. We discovered there are over 20 different podcasts devoted to WordPress. When I started WordPress Weekly in 2008, there were only two or three. After giving thanks, we discuss the news of the week.

Stories Discussed:

WordPress 4.0.1 is a Critical Security Release that Fixes a Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
CyberChimps is Looking For Investors
WordPress 4.0.1 Exposes Bad Development Practices Used in Some Plugins
WordPress 4.1 to Remove Custom Background and Header Admin Screens
Where to Find WordPress Related Black Friday Deals

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Gravity Forms Sticky List is an add-on Gravity Forms that lets you list and edit entries from the front end. You can display a list on the front end where users can view, delete and edit submitted entries.

WOO Stickers by Webline is a product sticker plugin to improve the customer experience while shopping by providing stickers for New, On Sale and Soldout Products. View the plugin listing screenshots to see it in action.

Category Sticky Post allows you to mark a post to be displayed to the top of each archive page for a specified category.

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