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Last Call for WPCampus Speakers
This conference is near and dear to our hearts, so just wanted to give a heads-up that speaker apps end tomorrow night, April 7th, at 12:00 am PDT. This is your chance to bring your WordPress and higher ed knowledge to the stage. Share your stories, projects and anything else that might pique the interest of higher ed folks. Updated: Well, the date is past, end up month registration will open.
Official WordPress Accessibility Statement
Whether you are a casual user or a hard-core developer, accessibility touches some part of your online presence. And if you are deeply passionate about what is going on with the open source WordPress project and its goal of being as inclusive and accessible as possible, you can find a ton of information here.
2017 Hacked Website Report
If you are interested in seeing the latest hacking and malware trends in compromised websites, look no further. We are talking about more than 34k sites that share some interesting data, including affected open-source CMS apps. Of course, that includes WordPress. See it all here over on Sucuri.net.
Join the WooCommerce Design Feedback Group
This is yourchance to give the folks at WooCommerce some insights to help them ramp up their design and research efforts. When you sign up, you will be contacted for upcoming studies. Participating will also get you some goodies. You can sign up and see all the details here.
WordPress 4.9.5 Security and Maintenance Release
If you haven’t been keeping up with your emails, this last week a minor update came out. As always, for security reasons, if you don’t have auto-updates or something else in place, it’s best to get on this.
Gutenberg 2.6 Is Out
Besides a drag-and-drop functionality to reorder blocks, there are some other updates plus fixes on bugs. See the details here.
WordSesh is back after an extended hiatus. WPSessions has taken the reigns and is coordinating an event that focuses on freelancing, tooling & workflow, performance, security, eCommerce, and long-term software maintenance. Don’t miss this must-attend event on July 25, 2018! Check out WordSesh.
Wrap Your Brain Around the WordPress New Editor, Gutenberg
A big change is coming to the WordPress editor. Perhaps you’ve heard of it? Gutenberg will transform the WordPress editor from a tool that allows us to add and format text to one that allows us to create content with rich layouts. In An Introduction to Gutenberg, you will learn the ins and outs of the new editor. And with regular updates, you’ll never get left out in the cold. Enroll in an introduction to Gutenberg.