Joe Foley posted on WPMU about news curation and their Autoblog plugin, and it’s relevant to this space. He discusses the value of curated news sites (which I agree with) and says how their plugin can help make one great (which I disagree with). To me, the value of curation is when it’s curated with personal touch. When curation is automated, personality is lost; not to mention that you also lose the ability to be picky from particular sources. You become attached to the RSS feed and anything that comes with it. Just my two cents, read it for yourself.
It seems that some people don’t feel the community gets enough input in to what ‘s happening in WordPress. Is that a valid point, or are they just not stepping up to the plate in Trac, IRC, and on the Make blogs?
WordPress 5.2.4 was released to address at least six security issues. 🔒 The first release candidate for WordPress 5.3 is available now, as well. 🏁 Remember, this release includes and fully supports PHP 7.4! More information about 5.3 continues to be published as we near its official release: In September, the WordPress Accessibility team tested…
Pagelines just released their “DMS” (Design Management System). A couple of reviews have already popped up. I’d start here with Leland’s at ThemeLab. Of course, you may want to first ask yourself whether you need a drag and drop theme to start with. : )
In the first part of our series we take a look at user roles and capabilities as we start to build our plugin.
The Automattic Jetpack team has announced a handy guide for people that want to contribute to Jetpack. I should probably learn from this, as historically, my methods for contributing to Jetpack have been by whining on Twitter. I wish more plugins had detailed contribution instructions like this.
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