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Daily Tip: Presale of Professional WordPress Plugin Development Now Available

Amazon.com has officially begun their presale of Professional WordPress Plugin Development by Brad Williams, Ozh Richard, and Justin Tadlock. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better collaboration between plugin development experts in the WordPress community. Topics range from the foundations of plugin development, some simple items such as creating widgets and shortcodes to much more …

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The Fastest Theme in the Wild Woo West

Placeholder is officially the fastest theme we’ve ever developed. From conceptualization to release was only a day. Not bad for a day’s work, right? Before the weekend started, the team prompted Magnus to consider designing a new theme, as he had not released a theme since Inspire (in May last year). Considering how well Maggie…

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Daily Tip: Find All the WordPress Mobile Apps in One Location

The other day I noticed that a new menu item has been added to the WordPress.org website. Check out the Extend tab for the new home of WordPress mobile apps. You can now find all of them listed here: WordPress for iOS, WordPress for Windows Phone 7, WordPress for Android, WordPress for BlackBerry, and WordPress …

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Groupon Clone Plugin for WordPress Now in Beta

The Instinct team over at GetShopped.org has got something interesting cooking. They’ve written a plugin that essentially clones Groupon functionality for WordPress websites. In case you’re not familiar with the concept, Groupon is a hugely successful deal-of-the-day website that offers localized specials for consumers in major geographic markets around the world. WordPress Group Deals works …

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3.0.4 Important Security Update

Version 3.0.4 of WordPress, available immediately through the update page in your dashboard or for download here, is a very important update to apply to your sites as soon as possible because it fixes a core security bug in our HTML sanitation library, called KSES. I would rate this release as “critical.” I realize an…

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WordPress 3.1 Release Candidate

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.1 is now available. An RC comes after the beta period and before final release. That means we think we’re done. We currently have no known issues or bugs to squash. But with tens of millions of users, a variety of configurations, and thousands of plugins, it’s possible …

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Cleeng WordPress plugin collects micro-payments from your blog visitors

Free online content has transformed traditional media. Content creators have struggled for years to monetize their online work.  There is an expectation that reading on the internet should be free, and many big attempts at creating paywalls for content have failed miserably, even by some the biggest brands that have tried it. Around the world…

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New Real Agent real estate WordPress theme from Gorilla Themes

Gorilla Themes, the only WordPress theme shop represented by a primate, has released the Real Agent real estate WordPress theme. The theme comes in five different color styles, but that’s just where the features begin. Real Agent is: translation ready, with English and Spanish files included, provides Google Maps automatically based on your listing addresses…

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