WordPress News Digest for Thursday, June 26, 2014

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10 Picture Perfect WordPress Thumbnail Plugins

By / — Get even more power out of the thumbnails on your site. More →

5 Simple .htaccess Tips to Tighten Your Site’s Security

By / — Tighten up security on your site with these simple changes to your .htaccess file. More →

A Look at What the GPL and Open-Source Means for Business Users of WordPress

By / — For anyone working with clients who have questions about using WordPress for commercial purposes – due to its coverage by the GPL and open-source status – or anyone who has questions themselves, this recent post over at WP Business Tips aims to clarify a… More →

Anyone know where my Kindle is?

By / — Anyone know where my Kindle is? More →

Are The Days Of Paying Less Than $100 For A WordPress Theme Over?

By / — If you are selling WordPress themes or thinking about entering the markets, there’s been a plethora of great information published the past few weeks. Topics ranging from whether themes are a commodity to what it is you’re really purchasing when… More →

Daily scrubs for 4.0

By / — Let’s do daily scrubs / ticket triage for the duration of the 4.0 release cycle at in #wordpress-dev. Fellow committers and component maintainers, please comment below if you can pledge to be there at least once or twice a week,… More →

Git it Right: Better WordPress Development

By / — Git (and version control in general) is one of those things that can take time to understand why you need it. But once you do, you’ll never want to live without it. If you’re not […] The post Git it… More →

Hello Please add Tatar language Its language code…

By / — Hello. Please add Tatar language. Its language code is tt or tt_RU or tt_cyrl. More →

Hosting Review: MediaTemple Premium WordPress Hosting

By / — This is a commissioned review of Media Temple’s premium WordPress hosting, based on one month of independently testing the product. The findings and opinions in this review are entirely our own and have not been altered in any way by… More →

Introducing Personify Pro Theme

By / — It’s time to give back to the awesome WordPress and Genesis Framework community. (If you’re on Twitter, don’t forget to check out #genesiswp hashtag) Today we’re very proud to announce our first WordPress theme, Personify Pro. Personify Pro is a… More →

Nest Launches Developer Program

By / — On Monday, Nest launched the Nest Developer Program, which allows developers to use the Nest API to integrate with a wide range of Nest products. The launch comes roughly five months after Google acquired Nest for […] The post Nest Launches… More →

New Plugin Adds Taxonomies to BuddyPress Groups

By / — The groups component in BuddyPress allows members to create their own mini-social networks, each with its own homepage, activity stream, member directory and administrative panel. In networks where groups play a big part of the social activity, it becomes important… More →

New TimThumb Exploit Found

By / — It’s been reported today that there is a new TimThumb exploit found. Unfortunately nobody told me about this before the exploit was announced – in fact I found out about […] The post New TimThumb Exploit Found appeared first on… More →

Pods Framework For WordPress Releases Update To Patch Security Vulnerability

By / — The developers of Pods, a popular WordPress plugin used to create and extend custom post types, content types, taxonomies, users, media, or comments, has released an update that addresses a critical security vulnerability. Version 2.4.3 and all previous versions of… More →

Some Of The Best WordPress Portfolio Plugins

By / — Portfolios are a great way of showing off your work to customers and clients. As you would expect, WordPress makes this task incredibly easy. All you have to do is upload your images and WordPress will take care of everything… More →

Text Editors

By / — Yesterday I watched a colleague’s Sublime Text 2 crash repeatedly as he tried to navigate the search results in a large project. BBEdit‘s search (and edit in the results window) feature is a part of my normal development process. I… More →

The GPL License Doesn’t Provide The Freedom To Infringe Registered Trademarks

By / — While the GPLv2 is an open source license that offers many freedoms to do with the code as you please, those freedoms are not carried over to trademarks. Take WordPress for example. WordPress is a registered trademark overseen by the… More →

The WPlift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes June 2014

By / — We have loads of great new free themes for you this month – we start off with some nice clean white themes, a few business website style themes, magazine themes and some themes for photographers. The standard in the WordPress.org… More →

The WhiP Newsletter #31

By / — Daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

TimThumb vulnerability and how to protect your website

By / — A security vulnerability within the TimThumb image resizing script was recently brought to light. This vulnerability uses the webshots feature (in beta) in TimThumb to gain unauthorised access to a website running TimThumb. TimThumb, bundled into our WooFramework, is a… More →

Visual Composer for WordPress Review

By / — Visual Composer is the best selling WordPress visual page builder plugin in CodeCanyon, with over 29,000 sales. It is used in over 70,000 websites and comes integrated in many commercial WordPress themes. Released in 2011, Visual Composer and has been… More →

WP Tavern: Daily WordPress News from the Frontlines

By / — The WordPress Tavern started off life in 2009 as an independent WordPress news blog. After its rise in popularity, which saw it become one of the go to sources of WordPress news on the web, the site was acquired in… More →

We’re Ignoring the WordPress Philosophy: Decisions, Not Options

By / — Over the last few posts, I’ve been sharing my thoughts on the WordPress Philosophy and how I generally think that many of us who build things for WordPress are ignoring the philosophy that drives the application for which we build. So… More →

Will 2014 Be Remembered as the Year of WordPress Security?

By / — Are you familiar with the hypothesis ‘there’s safety in numbers’? It’s the idea that by being part of a large group, an individual is less likely to be the victim of a bad event. Well, […] The post Will 2014… More →

WordCamp Toronto 2014 Seeking Speakers With A Focus On Accessibility

By / — The organizers of WordCamp Toronto 2014 are looking for speakers. The event will take place on November 15-16th and will use the Twitter hashtag #WCTO. Although the event will feature the usual WordCamp sessions, there is a focus on accessibility… More →


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