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New Network Media Library Plugin Creates a Shared Library on a Multisite Network

WordPress core committer John Blackbourn has released a new plugin called Network Media Library that provides a shared media library across all sites on a WordPress multisite network. Blackbourn is an engineer at Human Made and the plugin is one he created for a client by forking Frank Bültge and Dominik Schilling’s Multisite Global Media plugin. By default, the plugin ...

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WordCamp for Publishers 2018 Videos Now Available on WordPress.tv

WordCamp for Publishers 2018 was held in Chicago earlier this month, bringing together a diverse group of people who use WordPress to manage publications. The event even got a nod from NiemaLab , who dubbed it “WordPress’ publisher summit,” and highlighted a few tweets from the #wcpub hashtag. “As conference organizers, we challenged speakers to touch on whether an open ...

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WPWeekly Episode 328 – Gutenberg, Forking, and cPanel

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I start off by providing updates on some items from last week’s show. We discuss WordPress.com’s privacy policy change, the new detailed activity log in the WordPress for iOS app, and cPanel’s acquisition. We end the show with a thoughtful conversation about forking software. Stories Discussed: WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites, ...

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ClassicPress: Gutenberg Not Included

Depending on how far and deep you look, there is not a lot of positive sentiment surrounding Gutenberg. For Scott Bowler, the notion of merging Gutenberg into WordPress 5.0 represents a shift so detrimental to the project , he has forked WordPress into a new project called ClassicPress . “The team at WordPress have decided to force Gutenberg into v5 ...

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Drupal.org Migrates Developer Tools to GitLab

image credit: Drupal Association The Drupal Association announced this week that Drupal.org will be migrating its developer tools to GitLab . In selecting a partner for modernizing the project’s tooling, the association aimed to preserve the most valuable parts of Drupal’s workflow. They also wanted a partner that would keep evolving its code collaboration featureset. In December 2017, after evaluating ...

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Oakley Capital to Acquire cPanel

cPanel , the makes of control panel software used by many hosting providers across the globe, has announced it has signed an agreement to be acquired by Oakley Capital . Oakley Capital is a private equity investor that invests in companies primarily located in Western Europe. Financial details of the impending acquisition have not been disclosed. Oakley Capital is the ...

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