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Spend Less Time Building, More Time Teaching With Membership 2 and CoursePress

With our CoursePress and Membership 2 plugins, you can create a full membership-based course site as powerful as Lynda.com. Here’s how: CoursePress Pro CoursePress  adds course and student management tools to any WordPress site. Create courses, units and lessons, just like a blog post or page, and control access to your content. You can even create quizzes, automatically grade assessments ...

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Does WordPress Email Marketing Actually Work? Putting it to the Test

Platforms come and go, sure. But one thing that’s stayed in use since the early Internet days is email. Email is here to stay and its continued relevance has allowed many businesses to use it for marketing purposes. The question is, however, does email marketing actually work? How many sites have you visited recently that have asked for your email address? A ...

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WordPress 4.2 Beta 4

WordPress 4.2 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.2, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). ...

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WordPress 4.1.2 Security Release

WordPress 4.1.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise a site. This was reported by Cedric Van Bockhaven  and fixed by Gary Pendergast , Mike ...

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WordPress 4.2 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.2 is now available. We’ve made more than 140 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week and a half ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.2 on Wednesday, April 22, but we need ...

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Improvements to WordPress.org

If you visit WordPress.org regularly you might have noticed some changes around the place. If you don’t, now’s the time to check them out! We’ve been working hard to improve the site to make it more useful to everyone, both developers and users, and we hope you like what we’ve done. New Theme and Plugin Directories Since WordPress 3.8, you’ve been ...

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WordPress 4.3 Beta 2

WordPress 4.3 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). ...

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WordCamps Update

Last week saw the halfway point for 2015, yay! This seems like a good time to update you on WordCamp happenings in the first half of this year. There have been 39 WordCamps in 2015 so far, with events organized in 17 different countries and on 5 continents. More than 14,000 people have registered for WordCamp tickets so far this ...

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