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  • - Topher DeRosia

    In the penultimate episode of this series I talk with Julia Golomb from the WordPress Community Team about Next Generation WordPress Events. We’ll include how the WPPhotos Event was a great template, and other ideas that could come. This article is available in video, audio, and transcribed text. Audio version: Transcription [00:00:00] Topher: Welcome back! In this episode, we’re going to talk with Julia from the community team about next generation WordPress events, what that means, what they are and how you can be involved. There are a lot of great ideas coming out about different things that we can [...]

    - Toby Cryns
    WPTavern: You Don’t Need to Know Code to Build a Successful WP Plugin Business.

    With all the consolidation happening in the WordPress plugin ecosystem, it’s easy to think that it’d be futile to start your own WP plugin business.  But the reality is that there are many small plugin developers making a living flying under the radar of the big dogs. As Valuable as 1 Big Project Per YearBuilding ShopWP Into a Full-Time JobIt’s never too late to start marketing your plugin. You don’t need to know code to build a successful WP plugin business.Becoming a Successful Plugin Developer Is Not Without Its ChallengesSupporting and Maintaining WP Plugins Can Be Difficult Don’t Forget the ExitYou’ve Got [...]

    - Jyolsna

    ThemeFusion’s multipurpose WordPress theme Avada has patched an Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability. Avada is one of ThemeForest’s most popular premium themes with nearly 950k sales.  This vulnerability was reported responsibly by Muhammad Zeeshan (Xib3rR4dAr) during Wordfence’s Bug Bounty Extravaganza earning him $2,751. The researchers have categorized it as a “high severity” concern, with a CVSS score of 8.8, and strongly recommend updating the theme. The Avada | Website Builder For WordPress & WooCommerce theme for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the ajax_import_options() function in all versions up to, and including, 7.11.4. [...]

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  • - 76af387d9470c436354d8e4e7162eb33
    Immediately available is BuddyPress 12.3.0. This maintenance release fixes 7 bugs. The most serious one was happening when a community member requested an email address change from her/his front-end profile: the link to verify the request validity was not generated the right way. This bug is only concerning versions 12.0.0 to 12.2.0. It was reported 12 […]
    - 76af387d9470c436354d8e4e7162eb33
    Dear end users & site owners, Please note BP Classic 1.4.0 is now available for upgrade/download. 1.4.0 is a maintenance release of the BuddyPress backwards compatibility Add-on helping you to stay classic so that you can carry on: Only 1 issue has been fixed: the bbPress topics/replies pagination should now behave as expected with BuddyPress 12.0 […]
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    WooCommerce 8.6: Product Blocks & Order Attribution Updates
    We are pleased to announce the release of WooCommerce 8.6.0. This release is backwards compatible with the previous version. This release contains 365 commits from 73 contributors in WooCommerce Core. As always, we recommend creating a backup of your site and making sure that your theme and any other plugins are compatible before updating. You can check out this […]

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Having been prospecting lately and encountering quite a few potential clients struggling to understand what the different types of WordPress ...

WooSesh Schedule, WooCommerce: (Oct. 9 – 10, 2019)

The WooSesh Schedule has been announced! Having been to several WPSessions, WordSesh, WooSesh events, I can say that Brian Richards ...

Merit Badges for Web Developers

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Thoughts on User Notifications (and Settings) in WordPress Admin

After reading Justin Tadlock’s post (on WPTavern) on some of the work the WordPress.org Theme Review Team is doing on ...

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