July 02, 2018 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: June 2018

With one of the two flagship WordCamp events taking place this month, as well as some important WordPress project announcements, there’s no shortage of news. Learn more about what happened in the WordPress community in June

June 01, 2018 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: May 2018

This month saw two significant milestones in the WordPress community — the 15th anniversary of the project, and GDPR-related privacy tools coming to WordPress Core. Read on to find out more about this and everything else that happened in the WordPress community in May

May 25, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress.org Privacy Policy Updates

The WordPress.org privacy policy has been updated, hurray! While we weren’t able to remove all the long sentences, we hope you find the revisions make it easier to understand: how we collect and use data, how long the data we collect is retained, and how you can request a copy of the data you’ve shared with us.

May 17, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9.6 Privacy and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.6 is now available. This is a privacy and maintenance release .

April 20, 2018 Comments Off

Celebrate the WordPress 15th Anniversary on May 27

May 27, 2018 is the 15th anniversary of the first WordPress release    — and we can’t wait to celebrate! Party time! Join WordPress fans all over the world in celebrating the 15th Anniversary of WordPress by throwing your own party! Here’s how you can join in the fun: Check the WordPress 15th Anniversary website to see if there’s a party already planned for your town. If there is, RSVP for the party and invite your friends! If there isn’t, then pick a place to go where a bunch of people can be merry — a park, a pub, a backyard; any family-friendly venue will do! List your party with your local WordPress meetup group (Don’t have a group

April 12, 2018 Comments Off

GDPR Compliance Tools in WordPress

GDPR compliance is an important consideration for all WordPress websites.

April 02, 2018 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: March 2018

With a significant new milestone and some great improvements to WordPress as a platform, this month has been an important one for the project. Read on to find out more about what happened during the month of March.

March 22, 2018 Comments Off

What You Need To Know About Gutenberg

The post What You Need To Know About Gutenberg appeared first on HostGator Blog . What You Need to Know About Gutenberg If you’re in tune with the latest WordPress developments, then chances are you’ve heard of Gutenberg.

February 21, 2018 Comments Off

WordCamp Incubator 2.0

WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by a team of local WordPress users who have a passion for growing their communities. They are born out of active WordPress meetup groups that meet regularly and are able to host an annual WordCamp event

February 06, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9.4 Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.4 is now available. This maintenance release fixes a severe bug in 4.9.3, which will cause sites that support automatic background updates to fail to update automatically, and will require action from you (or your host) for it to be updated to 4.9.4. Four years ago with WordPress 3.7 “Basie” , we added the ability for WordPress to self-update, keeping your website secure and bug-free, even when you weren’t available to do it yourself.