Following Jeff Chandler’s resignation, it’s Justin Tadlock who took his place at WP Tavern. This is a piece written by Justin himself, presenting his past and background in a novel-like story.
Back in August, the Theme Review Team revealed their plan to curb obtrusive admin notices by finding a solution to fit all the site owners. And here it is! Admin Notices package, version 1.0, is out and brings a standard API so that theme authors won’t be able to display personalized notices anymore.
If you’ve been a constant contributor to WordPress during all this time, you might find some extra money in your account at some point because the Yoast Care program is financially rewarding WordPress volunteers with $500. But you can’t nominate yourself, somebody else from the team has to vouch for your work.
Google’s been through some changes lately, from changing the layout of the search results to adding a breadcrumbs report in the Search Console. Check out Google SERP’s evolution in terms of prioritization and positioning of its listings.
The WordPress Governance Project will soon become leaderless after Rachel Cherry and Morten Rand-Hendriksen announced that they will be stepping down from the leadership positions. Hence, the organization is looking for new applicants to take their place.
And this is what’s been happening in the security world in the past weeks. The guys at iThemes are compiling this great roundup with all the WordPress vulnerabilities every month, which will give you insights on when to update and how to stay away from hacked or infected tools.