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WPTavern: Early Results from NRKbeta’s Comment Quiz Plugin Show Readers Enjoy the Quiz but Rarely Leave a Comment

Earlier this year, NRKbeta , the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s media and technology site, open sourced its comment quiz plugin for WordPress . The site’s publishers have been experimenting with requiring their readers to complete a short, three-question quiz before giving access to the commen...
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August 15th: Dev chat #9

The next chat will be on August 15th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: 3.2 progress SelectWoo If you have anything to pro...
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WPTavern: WordPress 4.9 to Focus on Code Editing and Customization Improvements, Targeted for November 14

photo credit: Sophie Ollis WordPress core contributors have set a tentative schedule for the upcoming 4.9 release , which will be co-led by Mel Choyce and Weston Ruter. The development cycle kicked off in early August with Beta 1 scheduled for early October and the official release targeted for Nove...
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WPTavern: WordPress.com’s Business Plan Gives Subscribers a Way to Tap into WordPress.org’s Third-party Ecosystem

Earlier this year, WordPress.com launched an experiment giving Business plan subscribers the ability to install third-party plugins and themes. Automattic concluded the experiment earlier this week and officially made the features part of the subscription plan. “With support for plugins and third-pa...
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WPTavern: WooCommerce Forks select2, Releases selectWoo as a Drop-In Replacement with Improved Accessibility

The WooCommerce development team has forked select2 to create a more accessible, drop-in replacement library called selectWoo. select2 is a widely used jQuery-based library for making custom drop down menus. Many users are wondering if the project has been abandoned, because the repository hasn’t se...
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Post Status: Live from Publish: Challenges facing the WordPress Economy — Draft podcast

Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast , which you can find on iTunes , Google Play , Stitcher , and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Joe Hoyle — the CTO of Human Made — and Brian Krogsgard. In this episode, Brian and Joe are live at Post Status Publish and answ...
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WPTavern: Gutenberg Development Team Confirms Meta Box API Will Not be Formally Deprecated

photo credit: Doors Open Toronto 2008 – Toronto Archives – (license) The discussion surrounding how Gutenberg will handle meta boxes heated up over the weekend after a participant commented on the GitHub issue with concern regarding meta box support being removed from the most recent milestone. “I s...
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WPTavern: Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Dismisses Automattic’s Trademark Dispute Against Chris Pearson

In July 2015, Automattic won its Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) case against Chris Pearson regarding Thesis.com after the panel determined that he failed to establish all three elements required under the ICANN Policy. A party must satisfy all three of the burdens imposed under...
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Matt: Website as Resume

The illustrious Chance the Rapper was looking for a new intern. I'm looking for an intern, someone with experience in putting together decks and writing proposals — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) March 27, 2017 Some people responded with regular resumes, replying as images, but Negele “Hopse...
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August 1st: Dev chat #8

The next chat will be on August 1st at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: 3.2 progress Roadmap progress Discount calculation...
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Dev Chat Summary – July 11th

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from June 20th (agenda, Slack archive). Where to post dev chat questions for the agenda Agenda posts (comments), or #core room on slack. ETAs on release dates We’re literally timing release dates to quarters at present. 3.2 is due for release october 4th Roa...
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July 11th: Dev chat #7

The next chat will be on July 11th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: Housekeeping item; where to store agendas and topic...
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WooCommerce 3.1 has landed

Today we’re excited to release WooCommerce 3.1 into the wild! 3.1 has been in development since April, and has had over 1600 commits from 84 contributors. Read on to find out what’s new! 3.1 is a minor update. All changes should be backwards compatible with 3.0.x sites, but we do still recommend ens...
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WooCommerce 3.1 RC2

WooCommerce 3.1.0 RC2 is available for testing. This includes fixes from 3.0.9, and fixes specific to RC1. To test WooCommerce 3.1.0 RC2, you can use our WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin or you can download the release candidate here (zip). Think you’ve found a bug? Please post in detail to Github. Th...
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June 20th: Dev chat #6

It’s time for our 6th dev chat, if you missed something in the last one, you can recap our summary here. The next chat will be on June 20th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite &ellipsis;Read th...
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WordPress 4.8 “Evans”

Després de 6 mesos que va sortir la versió 4.7 de WordPress ja tenim aquí aquesta nova versió, la 4.8, anomenada d’aquesta manera en honor al pianista de jazz i compositor William John “Bill” Evans. Aquestes son les principals novetats Nou giny d’imatge Fins ara, si volies mostrar una imatge en el s...
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Win a golden ticket to WooConf

We’re hosting a conference this October for WooCommerce developers, the one and only WooConf! In fact early bird tickets went on sale just last week. Our theme for this year is open eCommerce, and in the spirit of the gathering we’re running our golden ticket competition for the third time. One luck...