WordPress News Digest for Saturday, April 11, 2015

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Ambiguity and the Art of Meaning

By / — Ambiguity. It’s the defining characteristic of this age. Yesterday offered many certainties. A secure job, stable income, lasting community…a predictable economy, culture, society. But that’s not the case anymore. Something surrounds us, permeating our worlds, defining our lives; though we… More →

Apple Watch Horror Story

By / — Read through this amazing horror story constructed of actual sentences (with links) from reviews of the Apple Watch. (Hat tip: Laughing Squid.) As for me? I tried on the Watch yesterday and was very impressed, I’ll be getting one as… More →

BuddyPress 2.2.2 Released Addresses Two Potential Security Issues

By / — BuddyPress 2.2.2 is available from the WordPress plugin directory. It fixes two potential security issues and has a few bug fixes. This is what is fixed in 2.2.2. Activity: sanitize output of “Load More” link Members: better nonce check on… More →

Domain extortion

By / — There’s been a lot of domain craziness around the new TLDs. I know they were enabled to allow for less competition for short domains, but it really doesn’t seem to be working to me. It seems it’ll be years, if not… More →

Full stack employees

By / — I can’t decide if I love or hate this article on full stack employees, by Chris Messina. I certainly don’t think many companies are setup very well for such employees. Furthermore, the job description sounds more like that you’d hope for… More →

How to Hide Specific Pages in the WordPress Admin

By / — If you've built a custom website using WordPress, perhaps you've created some pages like "Login," "Register," "Modify Profile" and so on. While this gives you the power to use WordPress template files, it also makes your system somewhat user-prone. So… More →

MailChimp Review: Is MailChimp The Right Email Platform For You?

By / — One of the largest email service providers on the market at the moment is MailChimp. Hailed as the leader for beginners due to its free service for start ups, it’s packed with easy-to-use design and deployment features. Plus it comes… More →

Re-learning the “check Rotten Tomatoes before star…

By / — Re-learning the “check Rotten Tomatoes before starting a movie” lesson. Again. More →

The Power Of Two in Business

By / — I sometimes sit and wonder how things ever got started. I wonder if it's something that could be reproduced, or if it was just a luck of the draw. What I do realize however is that alone I don't believe… More →

Visualize the Disk Space Used on Your Site with the Disk Usage Sunburst Plugin

By / — Disk Usage Sunburst is a new plugin created by Raidboxes that enables you to visualize the disk spaced used by your WordPress site. After installing and activating the plugin, you’ll find the sunburst chart under the Tools – Disk Usage… More →

Why I’m Buying a Macbook

By / — Steve and I have been drooling over this machine for a month now. Mine is also on order, and I am not feeling particularly patient about it. Hurry up and get here!# More →