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How WordPress Obtained The W.org Domain

A few days ago on Twitter, I noticed an interesting tweet by Themelab inquiring about the W.org domain. Since when did @WordPress get the http://t.co/t8ZkKybZ0w… 51 more words

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WP Chat Hosts AMA with Justin Tadlock

WP Chat is currently hosting an AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) session with Justin Tadlock, founder of Theme Hybrid and co-author of Professional WordPress Plugin Development. Tadlock recently joined forces with fellow WordPress.org Theme Review team member Emil Uzelac to provide theme review as a service. 34 more words

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Acknowledge Me Plugin Outputs a GitHub Repository's Contributors

Open source projects often struggle with finding practical ways to recognize contributors. Although most contributors aren’t in it for the recognition, it’s nice for project leaders to have a way to showcase who is behind the work. 57 more words

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Pressable Struggles to Retain Customers Following Recent Outages

Customers who have been following the Pressable Status blog received no reassurance this week regarding the current outage. The Pressable team is currently working around the clock to resolve the issues causing customer websites to go down. 53 more words

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New French Theme Shop Hexagone Launches with Free and Commercial WordPress Themes

Earlier this week, WP Theming’s Devin Price announced a partnership with French translation specialist Fx Benard on a new theme shop aimed at the French-speaking WordPress community. 51 more words

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HeroPress Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Highlight WordPress Developers

HeroPress is a new WordPress community initiative with a Kickstarter campaign, created by Topher DeRosia, a developer for XWP. Its mission is to “develop the WordPress heroes of the world by sharing the accumulated wisdom of the community.” 34 more words

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High Risk Security Vulnerability Discovered and Patched in Pagelines and Platform Themes

The PageLines and Platform drag-and-drop themes for WordPress have recently been patched for a privilege escalation vulnerability and a remote code execution issue discovered by Sucuri during a routine audit. 61 more words

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