Link Category: WordPress News
SiteGround is 70% Off All Week
Happy Labor Day! SiteGround has bumped its sign-up discounts up to 70% for all shared hosting products through September 9th. If you’ve been needing hosting for a new project, or wanting to change hosting for yourself or a client, now’s the time.
Google’s strongest security for those who need it most
Secure your work, then copy the methods.
Get Your WordCamp Denver Tickets ASAP!
I realize this is local news, but we’re trying to make sure we sell out WordCamp Denver this year, which requires some exceptional effort. So if you’re near Denver, Colorado, and don’t have plans for Saturday July 28, you should come to WordCamp Denver. As I write this (Tuesday afternoon) I only see three spots in our Sunday workshops open! But we’ve still got plenty of tickets for Saturday 😊
David was on the WPBuilds Podcast
I was recently for the WP Builds podcast. Nathan Wrigley was a warm and welcoming host, and we spent a lot of time talking about WordPress security.
Check Out WordSesh 2018
WordSesh was the first (at least to my knowledge) WordPress-focused virtual conference. The last one ran in 2016, and since than I’ve from time-to-time heard pining for its return. Brian Richards from WPSessions is doing just that: bringing it back.
Explain Like I’m Five: the GDPR
I get like four emails a day about the GDPR, and because we’re not Facebook, Google, or an ad network, it doesn’t seem world-shaking to what we do. But I wanted to know a bit more, and so I Googled for “ELI5 GDPR,” “ELI5” being short for “Explain Like I’m Five,” Reddit’s awesome format for simplifying complex topics.
Nashville in August? Come to Southeast PHP
I thought Nashville was so fun for WordCamp US last year that I just had to get back before December. ;p
From Torque: “Are WordPress Developers Really Cheaper to Hire?”
Short answer: Yes!
The WordPress Jargon Glossary
The WordPress Marketing team has put together a pretty cool resource: a guide to a lot of the weird lingo you’ll hear casually cast-off in WordPress conversations without context. While I hope that this can move to a more canonical place: jargon.wordpress.org (with a built-in quick-search feature) would be AMAZING, I love the approach that Bridget Willard and the team have taken to break down some of the unintended barriers that new people to WordPress face.
Come Speak at WordCamp Denver
If you’re in and around Colorado, or you just want an excuse to visit, you should come out to WordCamp Denver this year. Rather than just being a supporter, I’m on the organizing team this year.