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There has been a big kerfuffle the last few days in the community of theme authors and theme reviewers on WordPress.org. The theme review team discovered that some themes are skirting (knowingly or not knowingly) some old-standing rules around content creation. What? It’s a long-standing rule that free WordPress.org themes should not create content (custom post…
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WPDocker‘s aim is SaaSified WordPress deployment via Docker, from former CyberChimps (maintainer of the popular Responsive theme) owner Trent Lapinski. Trent says the future of WordPress is containers, which is a reasonable position for someone with a service for providing Docker containers.
Varying Vagrant Vagrants has released version 2.0.0, and this official release post goes into some of the new bits. There’s a new method for configuring VVV, including the ability to choose PHP 5.6, 7.0, or 7.1 for your project and let the VVV Custom Site Template repository provide “a flexible base for new projects.” In…
Gary Pendergast announced a “baby step” toward a better contributor experience in WordPress Core. Custom Docker images are now available for running WordPress on PHP versions 5.2 to 7.3. These images aren’t intended for hosting Docker-based WordPress sites but instead should be used to create a local development environment for WordPress.