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New: @Automattic has acquired @WooThemes, makers of WooCommerce

Matt Mullenweg announced today that Automattic has acquired WooThemes, whose flagship product is the popular eCommerce plugin, WooCommerce. All 55 team members at WooThemes will join Automattic, swelling ranks at Automattic by around 18%.
Matt Mullenweg announced today that Automattic has acquired WooThemes, whose flagship product is the popular eCommerce plugin, WooCommerce. All 55 team members at WooThemes will join Automattic, swelling ranks at Automattic by around 18%.
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New: OptinMonster goes SaaS in effort to cater for more hosting environments and non-WordPress platforms

OptinMonster has changed the very core of their product today, and it is now a standalone SaaS (software as a service) product, versus a plugin that runs on users' servers.
OptinMonster has changed the very core of their product today, and it is now a standalone SaaS (software as a service) product, versus a plugin that runs on users' servers.
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New post by @devinsays: Theme Review Team to require using the Customizer for all theme options

All theme options must now be included in the Customizer for themes submitted to the WordPress theme repository. Custom theme options pages will not be allowed. The change will have implications for authors, reviewers, and users of WordPress themes.
All theme options must now be included in the Customizer for themes submitted to the WordPress theme repository. Custom theme options pages will not be allowed. The change will have implications for authors, reviewers, and users of WordPress themes.
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The Excerpt Episode 4 — WordPress news with @d_espi

Daniel Espinoza and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (~15 minute) podcast. This week we talk about Automattic versus WordPress, the 4.2 release candidate, clever REST API uses, taxes, and hosted website solutions' marketing.
Daniel Espinoza and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (~15 minute) podcast. This week we talk about Automattic versus WordPress, the 4.2 release candidate, clever REST API uses, taxes, and hosted website solutions' marketing.
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New: WordPress to be bundled in Jetpack with mission to power 50% of the web

WordPress co-founder and Jetpack enthusiast Matt Mullenweg has announced that WordPress is to be bundled in future versions of Jetpack as a module, to fulfill Matt's mission to power 50% of the web.
WordPress co-founder and Jetpack enthusiast Matt Mullenweg has announced that WordPress is to be bundled in future versions of Jetpack as a module, to fulfill Matt's mission to power 50% of the web.
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New: Andrew Nacin has joined the White House's U.S. Digital Service

Andrew Nacin now works at the U.S. Digital Service, the federal government service that aims to "redefine public service for a new generation." Nacin continues his role as WordPress lead developer, but is stepping back from working on the project full…
Andrew Nacin now works at the U.S. Digital Service, the federal government service that aims to "redefine public service for a new generation." Nacin continues his role as WordPress lead developer, but is stepping back from working on the project full time.
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New: The trojan Emoji

Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked talked about a WordPress security fix that was two years in the making, and included into WordPress core under the guise of Emoji support.
Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked talked about a WordPress security fix that was two years in the making, and included into WordPress core under the guise of Emoji support.
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WordPress 4.2, "Powell", released

WordPress 4.2, “Powell”, has been released. The release was lead by Drew Jaynes and includes contributions from 283 community members.
WordPress 4.2, “Powell”, has been released. The release was lead by Drew Jaynes and includes contributions from 283 community members.
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New: Coordinated plugin updates to address security vulnerability in many popular WordPress plugins

A coordinated plugin update occurred this morning between many popular WordPress plugins to address a common security vulnerability that allows for XSS cross-site scripting attacks.
A coordinated plugin update occurred this morning between many popular WordPress plugins to address a common security vulnerability that allows for XSS cross-site scripting attacks.
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Beka Rice and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (~15 minute) podcast. This week we talk about Mesh (an upcoming app by Automattic), 4.3 and 4.4 release leads, April Fools', and Array's year in review.
Beka Rice and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (~15 minute) podcast. This week we talk about Mesh (an upcoming app by Automattic), 4.3 and 4.4 release leads, April Fools', and Array's year in review.
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New: How @StoryCorps uses WordPress to enable storytelling everywhere

StoryCorps.me enables anyone to create and share powerful stories. Just launched as an iOS and Android app, the website that provides the app infrastructure is built on WordPress, utilizing the WordPress REST API. Here's how StoryCorps.me came to be.
StoryCorps.me enables anyone to create and share powerful stories. Just launched as an iOS and Android app, the website that provides the app infrastructure is built on WordPress, utilizing the WordPress REST API. Here's how StoryCorps.me came to be.
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New: The Excerpt Episode 2 -- WordPress news with Julie Kuehl

Julie Kuehl and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (15 minute) podcast. The Excerpt is part of the Draft podcast, and will be balanced by long form interviews. This week we talk about Shiny Installs, host growth, finding your place,…
Julie Kuehl and I cover the week in WordPress news with a short format (15 minute) podcast. The Excerpt is part of the Draft podcast, and will be balanced by long form interviews. This week we talk about Shiny Installs, host growth, finding your place, and the REST API.
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  • Under Vulcan, LLC
    Owner, 2014 - present
    Digital Products & Services -- my primary project is Post Status, a website for WordPress professionals.
  • Range, Inc.
    Junior Partner, 2013 - 2014
    I build things with WordPress.
  • Infomedia
    Lead WordPress Developer, 2011 - 2013
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