WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 266 – Clef Is Shutting Down, Configuring User Avatars, and WPCampus 2017
In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the stories that are making headlines including, Clef shutting down, WordPress 4.7.3, and WordPress.com’s new add-on for Chrome. I shared two lessons I recently learned from managing a site that has open registration and uses BuddyPress. We also share details of WPCampus 2017.
WordPress 4.7.3 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities, Immediate Update Advised
Clef is Shutting Down June 6th
WordPress.com Releases Chrome Add-On for Google Docs
Freemius Launches Insights for WordPress Themes
Configuring a User Avatar in WordPress Is Not as Easy as It Should Be
BuddyPress Core Contributors Working on a Way to Safely Edit a Group’s Permalink
WPCampus 2017 to Take Place July 14-15 in Buffalo, NY
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Jenny Beaumont is a multicultural, multidisciplinary maker and writer of things. She is a leader of people and of projects, who values communication above all else as a means to successful collaboration. Jenny and Paolo Belcastro, are the co-organizers of WordCamp Europe. She is the team lead of the local WordPress Community.
This presentation is part of WordCamp Omaha 2016. Too often, User Experience is only considered on the front-end of a WordPress site design. Although that is very important, too many WP Designers/Developers stop there. This video goes over tricks and methods to make updating and administrating WordPress sites much more user-friendly for the admin/site-owner/client.
This presentation is part of WordCamp Phoenix 2016. All businesses and stories start as an idea. WordPress is a democratized platform for that inspiration, where ideas are empowered to evolve into meaningful products and stories that shape and create the world we want.
Plugins Picked By Marcus:
WP Clone Menu enables you to clone menus using existing menus.
WordPress List Images to Optimize gives users an idea of which ones need to be optimized or re-uploaded.
WP Raffle fully automates an online raffle. Simply install, start the appropriate raffle and prizes, and this plugin does the rest; picking the winners at the designated raffle draw date.
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