WPWeekly Episode 251 – AMP, Translation Day 2, and the Other Side of WordPress

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the latest stories making headlines in the WordPress community. We talk about the latest changes in the official AMP plugin and the second global WordPress translation day. We also discuss HeroPress obtaining its first financial sponsor and the not so happy side of WordPress. Last but not least, we talk about the proposal to add a CSS editor to the customizer in WordPress 4.7.

Stories Discussed:

The Deadline to Apply for the Kim Parsell Scholarship Is October 16th
WordPress.com Adds Customization for AMP Pages, Pushes Update to AMP Plugin
WP REST API Team Proposes to Merge Content Endpoints Into WordPress 4.7
Polyglots Team to Host 2nd Global WordPress Translation Day November 12
XWP Is the First Financial Sponsor of HeroPress
You Are Responsible for Your Own Awesome
The Days of Creating Child Themes for Simple CSS Changes May Soon Be Over

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Post Worktime Logger is a tool that tracks how much time it takes to write a post.

WP Facebook Live Video displays a live video from your Facebook Page or Profile on any WordPress post or page using a simple shortcode.

Reviews Plus allows you to manage and display your customer reviews for products, services or any other type of content. Reviews Plus will replace the comments for a selected post type. Reviews Plus rating summary is fully compatible with Google’s guidance in order to show up in the results with review stars as part of the listing.

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