Troy Dean, of Video User Manuals, has a new interview up on his CommPress business podcast that features Cristian Antohe. Cristian is a consultant, and also the curator of wpMail.me, a great WordPress newsletter. The interview has quite a few interesting nuggets, like how he said this Smashing post ended up helping wpMail.me get 1000 new subscribers.
Upcoming Events 📆 A Business Value Crash Course led by Cory Miller and Jeff Meziere on April 7th will help business owners work through some key steps to assess value and plan their next move. There’s an impressive amount of information covered, along with a Q&A at the end of the workshop. 💥 Speak Up!…
SiteLock has acquired a Dutch security company called Patchman, which doubles the number of active sites they’ll have on their network. Patchman patches (good name!) vulnerabilities on the server, based on scanning files and identifying known vulnerable software. This is fairly basic market consolidation, which is a normal process. But it definitely helps SiteLock beef…
Sami Keijonen proposes a first draft of what a WordPress school curriculum may look like. I’ve known Sami for quite a while (via the Theme Hybrid forums) and I’d love to see him move forward with a WordPress course like this.
GenerateWP has released a plugin readme file generator. This is the 17th tool released by GenerateWP, yet another user-friendly tool for WordPress developers that allows you easily create valid readme.txt files for your plugin.
Jonathan Dingman, of WP Force, found this nifty little plugin by Lee Willis to auto-embed plugin information from the .org repository by just pasting the URL.
Upcoming Events 📆 WordCamp India 2021 is still taking place — this is the final weekend, February 13-14. There is a WordPress “Mega Meetup” coming up on February 18th at 6:30 pm (ET). It will be focused on static sites, Elementor, and overall site performance. The speakers are Michelle Keefe, Maciek Palmowski, and Bud Kraus….