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WordPress 4.9.3 Released, Fixes 34 Bugs

WordPress 4.9.3 is available and fixes 34 bugs. Customizer changesets, the visual editor, widgets, and compatibility for PHP 7.2 highlight this release. You can view all of the changes via the changelog or trac tickets . Most sites will update automatically. However, if you want to trigger the update ahead of time or manually update, visit your Dashboard, click the ...

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Liquid Web Acquires iThemes in Multi-Million Dollar Deal

Liquid Web, a managed hosting service founded in 1997, has acquired iThemes . iThemes recently celebrated its 10th year in business. PostStatus reports that it was an all cash deal and sources confirmed to the Tavern that it was a multi-million dollar acquisition. iThemes will continue to operate as an independent unit within Liquid Web. Cory Miller will remain as ...

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WordPress 4.9.3 Rescheduled for February 5th

WordPress 4.9.3 is a maintenance release and was originally scheduled to be available on January 30th. However, due to ongoing tickets and a short time frame to test the release candidate , it has been pushed back to February 5th. WordPress 4.9.3 RC 1 is available for testing. This release removes JSHint from the code editors due to conflicts with ...

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WooCommerce 3.3 Removed From Plugin Directory Due to Theme Conflicts

Earlier this week, WooCommerce 3.3 was released and among the features was increased theme compatibility. However, soon after release, users of third-party themes reported issues with categories displaying improperly.   Despite it being a minor release that should be fully backwards compatible with previous releases up to 3.0, WooCommerce has removed 3.3 from the plugin directory and replaced it with ...

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UpdraftPlus Acquires Easy Updates Manager Plugin

UpdraftPlus , a popular WordPress backup plugin actively installed on more than 1 million sites has acquired the Easy Updates Manager plugin for an undisclosed amount. Easy Updates Manager disables core, theme, and plugin updates in WordPress and provides granular control over them. It was created in 2015, is actively installed on more than 100K sites, and is maintained by ...

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