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WordPress 4.1, “Dinah”

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress 4.1, "Dinah", has just been released. WordPress 4.1 is the result of months of work and includes a number of excellent new features. WordPress 4.1 was led by John Blackbourn, who did an outstanding job. Two hundred and eighty three…

Let’s WordSesh together

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Brian Krogsgard
This weekend, WordSesh 3 will begin. WordSesh is 24 straight hours of live streamed presentations and discussions from a variety of intelligent folks in the WordPress world. It starts at 0:00 UTC Saturday, which really means 7:00 p.m. Eastern time…

Matt Mullenweg’s 2014 State of the Word

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Brian Krogsgard
"Oh, my name is Matt Mullenweg by the way. Nice to meet you." After the WordPress co-founder welcomed the largest WordCamp San Francisco audience ever, he introduced himself and began this year's State of the Word -- the annual talk where…

Is WordPress right for eCommerce?

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Beka Rice
I'm going to take a leaf out of Chris Lema's book right now to answer whether WordPress should be used for eCommerce: It depends. There are camps of thought that think WordPress isn't right for eCommerce, and there are people…

Contribution as culture

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Brian Krogsgard
This post spends a lot of time analyzing and referencing two other blog posts. Excuse me for that, but also be sure to read both, as they are relevant for this post and also interesting in their own right. Matt…

Your website is not allowed to be fast

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Brian Krogsgard
There could quite realistically be a day that your blog or website is not allowed to be fast. Not because you didn't do proper performance testing and optimization, but because a corporatocracy won't allow it. And your website is small potatoes…

Post formats are slowly dying, and that’s okay

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Brian Krogsgard
Post formats were introduced in WordPress 3.1. They were, and still are, little more than an organizational feature that allows themes to support ten custom content formats such as asides, links, quotes, video, and audio. They are just a taxonomy…

How has WordPress changed your life?

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Brian Krogsgard
Last week, I was in New York City for WordCamp and some client meetings. The event was a huge success, with four full tracks of expert designers, developers, and WordPress professionals sharing what they've learned. I had a great time…
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