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There is nothing worse than visiting a restaurant website and having to download a PDF in order to view the menu, especially when browsing on mobile. This is one of the most clunky, inconvenient experiences on the web. Unfortunately, when visitors…

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This past weekend I attended WordCamp North East Ohio held in downtown Kent, OH, organized by Rich Robinkoff and Angela Bergmann. The Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center served as the venue and main hotel for the event. The convenience of…

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Over the weekend managed WordPress host Pressable performed an accidental change to its customers’ databases causing character set issues that caused some sites to display certain characters as gibberish. The company’s system operators published the…

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The Shiny Updates project was approved for partial merge today during an additional meeting designated for reviewing improvements added within the last week. A decision was expected last week but was delayed after contributors discovered that the plugin…

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For the first time in history, more Americans are working for online publications than for traditional print newspapers. In his report on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, NiemanLab’s Joseph Lichterman succinctly summarizes the slow death of…

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Yesterday the security team at Wordfence disclosed a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the EWWW Image Optimizer to Shane Bishiop, the plugin’s author. Bishop acted quickly to patch the plugin and an update was pushed out to WordPress.org…

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Matlock, Derbyshire, formerly known as a picturesque spa resort town, will be host to the next WordPress REST API conference organized by Human Made the week of September 5-9. A Week of REST is designed to be an immersive bootcamp experience for…

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week including, Jetpack’s new developer code reference, shiny updates in WordPress 4.6, and Ukraine holding its first WordCamp. We also discuss whether or not WordCamp…

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When it comes to selling commercial WordPress products, it’s common for developers to use a myriad of plugins to handle different aspects of the site. For example, Easy Digital Downloads handles commerce while the Software Licensing add-on addresses…

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Child themes have been in use in WordPress for more than seven years and the concept of using them to extend a parent theme is now an established best practice in theme development. The idea is that modifications made in a child theme will not be…
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