I had a thought after seeing Brian’s tweet about his #WCATL presentation: “I wish that I could get all these cool WP peeps together & do some kind of WordCamp where we could all meet each other in person.” Seeing as how most of Automattic (and the WP community at large) is distributed it led to using the internet as a vehicle & medium. Thoughts?
Brian Richards is giving away 12 free year-long subscriptions to WP Sessions. All you have to do is tell him why you would benefit from the gift. WP Sessions is a pretty awesome way to learn from some of the best the industry, and the drawing is not random. It’s a great opportunity for a…
Ben Gillbanks reflects on the state of “WordPress news” in the community. I have much I’d like to say on this subject. Alas, time.
Tony Perez guest posted on WP Tavern about the ROI of WordCamp sponsorships. He provides great insight into the thinking behind sponsoring events, which is highly valuable for WordCamp organizers, business owners, and the broader WordPress community as well. Even as event attendees, we should understand the mindset of the sponsors we see. WordCamp sponsorships have always…
Here’s a great article by Zack Tollman exploring ideas around caching parts of pages for views in WordPress.
“What is code?” Paul Ford answers the question, with a 38,000 word masterpiece in Bloomberg. This is the first article I’d tell an aspiring programmer to read, and the one that anyone working in technology should have in their permanent collection.
WordFence is spreading the word about three different plugins with security vulnerabilities they’ve found exploited in the wild. WooCommerce Store Toolkit (not publicly available, patched, but will need updating) WordPress User Meta Manager (on .org, blind SQL injection vulnerability) WP User Frontend (on .org, unrestricted file upload vulnerability) Update these plugins if you haven’t already.