WordPress 4.9, “Tipton”, is released with drafts for the customizer

WordPress 4.9, “Tipton”, has been released, named after jazz musician Billy Tipton. Approximately 443 contributors took part in the development of WordPress 4.9; congratulations to 185 of these contributors for their first ever contribution. 188 new enhancements or features were added in WordPress 4.9. The release cycle was co-lead by Mel Choyce and Weston Ruter.…

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The WordPress product market is completely different now

This article is a member contribution from Scott Bolinger. Scott is the founder of Holler Box and the co-founder of AppPresser. The WordPress economy is changing, and many businesses are feeling it. The market is maturing, and customers are behaving differently. It’s happening slowly, but I think everyone realizes things are changing. Often this change has…

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Petition to Re-License React has been Escalated to Facebook’s Engineering Directors

photo credit: manu schwendenerReact users are petitioning Facebook to re-license React.js after the Apache Software Foundation announced its decision to ban Apache PMC members from using any technology licensed with Facebook’s BSD+Patents License. So far the GitHub issue has received 627 “thumbs up” emoji and 66 comments from concerned React users who are hoping for…

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