In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss a lot of different stories. We share our opinions on the redesigned theme and plugin directories. We discuss CodeGuard’s survey results that indicate WordPress users need a lot more education on backup plugins, strategies, and services. Last but not least, we discuss the WordPress history book. Near the end of the show, Marcus describes a new venture he’s pursuing to help coach online businesses.
WordPress Version Stats Updated: More Than 1/3 of Sites are Running WordPress 4.1
WordPress Plugin Directory Launches New Design
WordPress Theme Directory Launches New Design
Version One of The WordPress History Book is Ready For Review
WordPress Publishes Security White Paper
CodeGuard Survey Shows More Education is Needed on Backup Software, Services, and Strategies For WordPress
bbPress 2.5.5 Released, Patches Three Potential Security Vulnerabilities
Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered in WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast: Immediate Update Recommended
Plugins Picked By Marcus:
Custom Upload Folders Plus lets you organize file uploads by file type and logged in users.
Scratchpad lets you keep running notes when composing your posts. It can be used to keep an outline for the post, be visible next to the post, or to have a list of links or snippets to refer to.
Gravity Buttons is a powerful button creation plugin that allows anyone to create great-looking CSS3 buttons that can be used anywhere on your site.
Next Episode: Wednesday, March 18th 9:30 P.M. Eastern
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Source: WP Tavern