This weeks WordPress news – Covering The Week Commencing 1st April 2019: WordPress Core WordPress 5.2 to Make Gutenberg Block Editor Use Mandatory for All WordPress Sites“Since its initial release in WordPress 5.0, WordPress fans have used the new Gutenberg block editor to publish billions of posts on millions of websites. Third-party developers have also…Read More
This weeks WordPress news – Covering The Week Commencing 18th March 2019: WordPress Core WordPress Ends Support for PHP 5.2 – 5.5, Bumps Minimum Required PHP Version to 5.6“WordPress has officially ended support for PHP 5.2 – 5.5 and bumped its minimum required PHP version to 5.6. The plan announced last December was to bump…Read More
This weeks WordPress news – Covering The Week Commencing 11th March 2019: WordPress Core WordPress 5.1.1 Patches Critical Vulnerability“WordPress 5.1.1 was released yesterday evening with an important security update for a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability found in 5.1 and prior versions. The release post credited Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies for discovering and reporting the…Read More
This is a little bit of a departure for us today because we take a deep dive into the life of our guest – Rebecca Gill. Typically on the podcast we chat about plugins and themes and talk to developers about their ideas and their code. Not today, well not just that today! Today we listen to the story of how life has shaped Rebecca, and I can tell you that so much has happened to her that it’s amazing that she’s still able to get up in the morning. Many people faced with a poor start never recover from it, but others seem to be able to rise above it, they have a tenacity that enables them to keep going, to take charge of their own destiny and to flourish. Rebecca chose to flourish. Find out how…Read More
One of the best things about doing this podcast is getting to meet people that I might not otherwise have had the chance to talk to. Often those people are doing amazing things in the WordPress space. Dan Maby is one such person. He’s doing really amazing things, and I loved chatting with him. Dan appears to be on a mission to set up WordPress meetups all over the UK, and this is no trivial task. Dan however runs many of them, all over the UK. So what might have been a part-time job suddenly becomes multiple full-time jobs. I honestly don’t know where he gets all the energy and enthusiasm from.Read More
In what can only be described as a bizarre coincidence today is “World day of making a podcast about WordCamps”.
Even more freakily (is that really a word?) we have both just recently attended our first WordCamps. I know, you’re right – it’s almost unbelievable!Read More