The Saga Continues
WordPressWordPress was borne of initial idea seeding via B2 (Cafelog) in 2001, which was launched by Michael Valdrighi. In 2003, cofounders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little forked B2 and created WordPress, an Open Source blogging and now content management system estimated to power the largest number of websites of any individual product (29%). Through the largest thriving community of any website management system, WordPress has grown to include theme designers, plugin developers, webmasters and site developers. With the power of participants, WP now can power anything from small individual blogs to large multi-user social communities to business websites. Core contributing developers include Ryan Boren, Mark Jaquith, Matt Mullenweg, Andrew Ozz, Peter Westwood and Andrew Nacin. WordPress has just recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary.
WPCommunityWPCommunity.com was started as an extension of Web Developer Tom Ford who found WordPress in the early days looking for a solution to power a group of large websites that had outgrown their flat HTML infrastructure. Needing more features, WordPress was chosen based on another user who was kind enough to put together a comparison chart of several platforms, with detailed information. The way this individual was able to present this side by side comparison using WordPress ultimately led to giving it a shot...which led to massive experimentation to the different things it could do. The heavy and growing demand for assistance led to offering such, bringing us to today. Tom Ford has contributed to various other development agencies including TC Websites, WPMU.org and WPML. (as well as solving countless technical issues and working through many full website builds).
WORDPRESS 5.1.1 SECURITY AND MAINTENANCE RELEASE WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 10 fixes and enhancements, including changes designed to help hosts prepare users for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2. This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database. With a maliciously […]
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Thanks! I can mention that my latest automatic upgrade worked without a hitch.
Hiya, Last second, before rolling out WordPress 5.2-beta1, a problem was discovered with the new package signing system inten
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- MAR 22, 2019
WPTAVERN: WPWEEKLY EPISODE 349 – SANDY EDWARDS AND THE KIDS EVENT WORKING GRO...
She also provides background information on a new group that’s been formed called the Kids Events Working Group. This group is responsible for setting the foundation for organizers to create and manage WordPress events geared towards children.
John recaps his experience at WordCamp Miami last weekend and we discussed some noteworthy news items.
Next Episode: Wednesday, March 27th 3:00 P.M. Eastern
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