Author: Scott

  • 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 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 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…

  • The WP-App Project

    The WP-App Project

    The WP-App Project is a free, open-source mobile app for WordPress site management. The idea is to create a customizable mobile app for WordPress site owners to manage their posts, pages, comments, media, etc. A WordPress app already exists, but this one will be much more customizable.

  • Loopconf


    Location The Westin Lake Las Vegas 101 Montelago Boulevard Henderson, Nevada, 89011 Ph: 702.567.6000 Details LoopConf is the WordPress developer conference. LoopConf came about as we heard technically-minded folks talk about wanting to get together and dive deep into advanced engineering and development topics. We’ve assembled an amazing group of speakers to get this inaugural…

  • 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…

  • Slack announces security breach

    Slack announces security breach

    Slack announced that they were hacked, and what their plans are to mitigate such attacks in the future. We were recently able to confirm that there was unauthorized access to a Slack database storing user profile information. We have since blocked this unauthorized access and made additional changes to our technical infrastructure to prevent future…