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Matt: Fasting

“Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as ‘remarkable’.” — Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds .

A Brief History of WordPress News and Podcasts

WordPress Tavern – ACTIVE ( – The grand old man of the WordPress news industry, the WordPress Tavern is going stronger than ever. – DEAD ( – The WordPress Vibe had a short lifespan and stopped publishing content in the Spring of 2011. Weblog Tools Collection – DEAD ( – An older site dedicated to WordPress and blogging in general.

It’s Time to Get the File Editor out of WordPress – Ryan D. Sullivan

Easy now. Put down the pitchforks and the torches for a minute while I explain what I have on my mind. I’m usually pretty good about not shooting my mouth off, especially as it pertains to things like WordPress core, which I’ve admittedly never contributed to, and might not ever contribute to from a code standpoint.

Plugins go Pop with the Gravity View music video

Okay, maybe it doesn’t raise the bar the way you think I mean.

WPTavern: Better Notifications Plugin for WordPress Now Out of Beta

The beta version of the Better Notifications for WordPress plugin was released last year, and it lay dormant for many months while its original collaborators searched for a new developer. The plugin was created to allow you to send customizable HTML emails to users based on different actions in WordPress. Jack McConnell, founder of development agency Voltronik , commissioned the plugin to be built while creating a custom project management system on top of WordPress

Post Status: GravityView raises the bar for WordPress video advertisements

Okay, maybe it doesn’t raise the bar the way you think I mean. But this is worthwhile.

How to create a custom 404 error page for WordPress

Why on earth would you want to build a customized 404 error page for WordPress? Isn’t that wasted time and effort? Shouldn’t you rather invest in making your site airtight so that nobody will ever be confronted with it in the first place?

Changes to EU VAT Legislation: How It Impacts WordPress Users

While most of us were busy nursing a New Year’s hangover on January 1, 2015, the EU was introducing new VAT legislation, which could have huge consequences for tens of thousands of online businesses. In a snapshot: this new legislation changes the way VAT is applied to digital products purchased from within the EU.

WPTavern: 5 WordPress Initiatives That Didn’t Make it Out of 2014

Throughout the course of a year, several new ideas, products, and businesses are launched in the WordPress ecosystem. However, not all of them are destined for success.

Show Support for Free Speech with the Je Suis Charlie Plugin for WordPress

This week the world mourns with Parisians following yesterday’s terrorist attack at the headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Masked gunmen, claiming to be Yemeni al-Qaida, killed 12 people, including eight journalists and two police officers. The attackers targeted Charlie Hebdo’s daily editorial meeting, in protest of the publication’s controversial satirical depictions of religious figures.

WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 176 – Farewell Kim

This special episode of WordPress Weekly doesn’t have any news or plugin picks of the week.

How To Translate Slugs in WordPress: Stop Words, Transliteration And Keywords

Slugs are a URL friendly of the post title. WordPress automatically generates slugs but you can edit and translate slugs below the post title. In this post I show you some tips to translate slugs in your WordPress site: Remove stop words, use short slugs but containing the most important keywords, use transliteration for non-Latin alphabets and don’t forget to translate slugs in categories, tags and custom post types

Top 101 Blogs About WordPress and their best posts

Wow, it has taken a while to compile this post (and I hope the headline speaks for itself). What you’ll find here is a list of the top 101 blogs about WordPress and their most popular and engaging content. The idea is to give you a resource linking to posts that have proven to be valuable to the community


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A Look Back at WordPress News in 2014, Part 2 of 2

This is part two of a two part series looking back at WordPress news in 2014. There was plenty of action to write about with over 900 posts published in 2014. Browse through the list and if a particular story had an impact on you, let us know in the comments.

We need Automatic Code Compatibility checks!

Last week I went through mini-hell, updating 28 of my plugins for the latest version WordPress compatibility. It took me two days of the time that I do not have (job and family, and just before holidays too). At the same time I received this email from Mozilla with the subject “Add-on compatibility with Firefox 35.*” — Dear add-on author, Good news! Our automated tests did not detect any compatibility issues with your add-on and Firefox 35.*

Matt: Donate to GnuPG

With the news that PGP is one of the things that is still tough for the NSA, now is a great time to donate to GnuPG , which I just did.

WPTavern: A Look Back at WordPress News in 2014, Part 2 of 2

photo credit: Merlin1487 – cc This is part two of a two part series looking back at WordPress news in 2014.

WPTavern: A Look Back at WordPress News in 2014, Part 1 of 2

photo credit: mathrong – cc In the course of a year, a lot of things happen in the WordPress ecosystem and in 2014, the Tavern published over 900 posts. I’ve created a list of headlines from the first-half of 2014 where you can see the progression of stories, businesses, and products at a glance. The list indicates it was a busy year for several companies.

Matt: How Paul Graham Is Wrong

I love Paul Graham’s essays and his latest is no exception: Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In .

WPTavern: WordSesh 3 Attracts 3,000 Unique Viewers From 89 Countries

WordSesh 3 took the WordPress world by storm over the weekend.

Post Status: WordPress 4.1, “Dinah”

WordPress 4.1, “Dinah”, has just been released . WordPress 4.1 is the result of months of work and includes a number of excellent new features. WordPress 4.1 was led by John Blackbourn , who did an outstanding job.

WPTavern: WordPress 4.1 “Dinah” Released

photo credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Image After nearly four months of development, WordPress 4.1 “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington , is available for download . Led by John Blackbourn , 4.1 contains several improvements such as a new default theme, an improved distraction free writing experience, and plugin recommendations.

Post Status: Let’s WordSesh together

This weekend, WordSesh 3 will begin. WordSesh is 24 straight hours of live streamed presentations and discussions from a variety of intelligent folks in the WordPress world.


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