WPWeekly Episode 253 – BuddyPress 2.8, WordCamp US, and PressNomics 5

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week. WordCamp US live stream tickets will be free this year and development of BuddyPress 2.8 kicks off. We talk about the revamped guidelines for the WordPress plugin directory and how they should help streamline the review process.

Last but not least, we discuss an important update to bbPress. Because of some recent life changes, the recording time for WordPress weekly will now be on Wednesdays at 3PM Eastern, 12PM Pacific.

Stories Discussed:

BuddyPress 2.8 Development Kicks Off, 2016 Survey Now Open for Developers
WordCamp US Live Stream Tickets Now Available
Take the 2016 WordPress User Survey
WordPress Plugin Team Publishes Revamped Guidelines for Plugin Directory
PressNomics 5 Scheduled for April 6-8, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ
bbPress 2.5.11 – Maintenance Release

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Grid Canvas – Pinterest Image Creator automatically detects all the images in a post and adds them to a grid layout. It comes with plenty of predefined grid layouts to choose from and there are more coming soon. You can also select the image size that is most optimal for different social networks.

Disable Password Changed Notifications by Pippin Williamson disables the notification email sent to site administrators when users change their passwords.

WP Private Comment Notes allows WordPress admins and or moderators to add and manage private notes for comments. Additionally, each note can be shared with the user who left the original comment.

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  1. Shortly after this episode was released, I had my account terminated by Dreamhost. Instead of them reaching out directly to make things right, they took a different course of action.


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