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Automattic Publishes Transparency Report, Reaffirms Support for Freedom of Speech

Automattic was created to bring WordPress’ open source publishing software to people on a larger scale. The company shares WordPress’ mission to democratize publishing. As part of that mission, Automattic published a transparency report, which outlines the number of information requests, takedown demands, and national security requests it has received. 34 more words

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Common Issues and Troubleshooting WordPress 3.9

After the release of WordPress 3.9, I decided to help out in the support forums since they usually become busy soon after a release. Providing support in the WordPress.org forums gives you a clear … 34 more words

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How To Set Up 1 Or 2 Columns For WordPress Dashboard Widgets

One of the improvements in WordPress 3.8 was the responsive dashboard. Thanks to this improvement, the option to select the number of columns to display dashboard widgets was removed. 61 more words

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BuddyPress Development Trunk to Adopt a Grunt-Powered Build System

Now that BuddyPress 2.0 has been released, the core development team is refining its workflow to make use of Grunt, the Javascript task runner that the WordPress project adopted last year. 52 more words

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WordPress 3.9 "Smith" Released

WordPress 3.9 “Smith” is now available, just four months after the release of 3.8. This release continues the strategy of developing features as plugins first. Widgets Customizer by Westonruter is the only plugin that was developed and merged into WordPress this time around. 34 more words

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BuddyPress 2.0 Released: Big Performance Improvements and New Administration Tools

BuddyPress 2.0 “Juliana” arrived on schedule today, less than a week after the plugin crossed two million downloads. This release focused heavily on improving BuddyPress performance, adding new administrative tools and enhancing the activity stream. 57 more words

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Ozh' Tweet Archiver 2.0 Backs Up Your Tweets to WordPress

Social networks come and go but your blog lives forever. The advent of social media brought a revolution in how people communicate, but it has also chained us to data silos that house many of our important thoughts, writings and memories. 34 more words

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