Category: WordPress

  • Webinar: Getting to Know AppPresser 3

    Webinar: Getting to Know AppPresser 3

    A couple months back, we hosted a webinar where we showed off a pre-release version of AppPresser 3. We got some great feedback from it and are working to incorporate several of the suggestions that came from the attendees. With the release of AppPresser 3 a few weeks ago, it was time to do another […]

  • State of the Word 2016

    State of the Word 2016

    From wptavern.com: Philadelphia welcomed 1,923 attendees to WordCamp US this weekend with an additional 2,028 enthusiasts watching via live stream. Matt Mullenweg delivered his 11th annual State of the Word address to a rapt audience ready to celebrate WordPress’ progress over the past year and hear the project leader’s vision for 2017. He began by […]

  • WordPress 4.7 released, with full REST API

    WordPress 4.7 released, with full REST API

    From wordpress.org: Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it. Presenting Twenty Seventeen A brand new default theme brings your site to […]

  • AppPresser 3 Released!

    AppPresser 3 Released!

    This release is not just an update, it is a whole new product. We made huge improvements in how you build apps, and how the apps themselves perform. We’ve been working on this behind the scenes for many months, and I can tell you it’s incredible. Apps are way faster, they feel more native, and […]

  • WordPress now powers over 27% of the web

    WordPress now powers over 27% of the web

    WP Tavern reports: “WordPress now powers 27.1% of all websites on the internet, up from 25% last year. While it may seem that WordPress is neatly adding 2% of the internet every year, its percentage increase fluctuates from year to year and the climb is getting more arduous with more weight to haul. In January […]

  • GoDaddy Acquires ManageWP

    GoDaddy Acquires ManageWP

    A new report from Post Status: “GoDaddy has acquired ManageWP, the popular website management service. The terms have not been officially disclosed, but it’s my understanding that the deal is structured based on a post-earn-out valuation that could change depending on performance. The deal closed on September 1st. GoDaddy declined to comment on the specifics […]

  • WordPress 4.1.2 is out, update your sites

    WordPress 4.1.2 is out, update your sites

    WordPress 4.1.2 has been released, to fix critical security vulnerabilities. This comes shortly after a security issue was announced in a common WordPress function (add/remove_query_arg), which affected many plugins. All major plugins have already been patched, and no major attacks have been reported at this time. Don’t panic, just update your sites and plugins! More […]

  • Version 1.2 of the WordPress REST API is out

    Version 1.2 of the WordPress REST API is out

    From the make.wordpress.org blog: Today, I can finally announce the release of version 1.2 of the WP REST API. A short nine months after our last release we have support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing, full request hijacking, JSON encode/decode errors, and a swarm of bug fixes. Rachel, Ryan and team plan to release version 2.0 […]

  • Andrew Nacin joins the White House Digital Service

    Andrew Nacin joins the White House Digital Service

    WordPress lead developer Andrew Nacin has worked for Matt Mullenweg’s firm Audrey Capital for several years, but he is leaving to join the White House Digital Service. The United States Digital Service is transforming how the federal government works for the American people. And we need you. A quote from Andrew: When I was approached, […]