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Gutenberg Engineer Matías Ventura Unpacks the Vision for Gutenblocks, Front-End Editing, and the Future of WordPress Themes

photo credit: KaylaKandzorra i miss you grampa. – (license) In a post titled Gutenberg, or the Ship of Theseus , Matías Ventura breaks down the vision for how the project will transform WordPress’ content creation experience and the decisions the team has made along the way. Ventura describes how WordPress has become difficult to customize, as online publishing has embraced ...

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Disqus Data Breach Affects 17.5 Million Accounts

Disqus , a comment management and hosting service, has announced it suffered a data breach that affects 17.5 million users. A snapshot of its database from 2012 with information dating back to 2007 containing email addresses, usernames, sign-up dates, and last login dates in plain-text were exposed. Passwords hashed with the SHA1 protocol and a salt for about one-third of ...

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WooConf 2017 Livestream Tickets Now on Sale

The third edition of WooConf is being held in Seattle, Washington, October 19-20. This year the event is narrowing its focus to developers and will feature eight workshops and more than 30 speakers. Topics include scaling, client relations, A/B testing, and enterprise e-commerce. WooCommerce is currently active on more than three million sites and the plugin has been downloaded 31 ...

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DonateWC Successfully Sponsors its First Applicant to WordCamp Capetown

DonateWC has selected and successfully sponsored its first applicant to WordCamp Capetown . The recipient has chosen to remain anonymous although they are a speaker at the event. Funds left over from the initial crowdfunding campaign and from the general donation pool were used to cover expenses. The total cost of sponsorship is €669.24 with €197.37 coming from donations. In ...

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Gutenberg 1.3 Adds New Feedback Option for Plugin Testers

Gutenberg 1.3 was released this week with many small tweaks and improvements to existing features. One of the most visible updates for those who are testing the Cover Image block is the addition of an opacity slider . It brings more flexibility to the feature than the previous on/off background dimming toggle provided. Users can now slide the opacity along ...

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WPWeekly Episode 290 – Putting The Rad in Brad

In this episode, I’m joined by special guest co-host Brad Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of the website design and development agency WebDevStudios . Brad shared his experience at CampPress and is looking forward to attending the event again in 2018. We discussed the recent move to moderate all comments on the Tavern again. We covered the news of the week ...

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