WPWeekly Episode 150 – Interview With Ryan Vaughn, CEO Of Varsity News Network

We started the show off with Andrew Nacin where he clarified a number of points dealing with the WordPress.com Cookie problem. He also published a great post explaining why security is nuanced. The second part of the show featured an interview with Varsity News Network CEO, Ryan Vaughn, to discuss how the company is utilizing WordPress to become the ESPN of high school sports.

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SWAT team threatened after grenade injures toddler in drug raid

(CNN) — Members of a northeast Georgia SWAT team are “devastated” after a drug raid in which a flash-bang grenade landed in a 1-year-old’s playpen, seriously injuring the child, the Habersham County sheriff said Friday. The police officers involved have been called baby killers and received threats following the incident, Sheriff Joey Terrell said.

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Tracks: A Free Bold WordPress Theme for Personal Blogs

Tracks is a new free theme in the WordPress Themes Directory with a unique design that utilizes panoramic featured images. The homepage displays recent posts and a short excerpt for each, with big, bold images alternating down the page. If you’re looking for a simple theme with very few options to configure, then Tracks is a good pick.

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GSoC: Editor Experiments

GSoC: Editor Experiments I’ve not posted on /core before, so, hello everyone! I’m Janneke and I’m currently working on my GSoC project. I’m from Belgium, but I currently live in Scotland and study philosophy at the University of Glasgow. This is something different entirely, but I started playing with WordPress a bit last year and enjoyed it a lot.

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Help us translate AffiliateWP and get a free license!

We’d like AffiliateWP to be available in every language, but unfortunately we only speak one language between us. If you can help us translate AffiliateWP into your native language we’ll give you a free personal license valued at $49.00. How does it work? View the following list to make sure your language hasn’t already been translated.

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WordPress Query Recorder Plugin: Record and Save Queries to a SQL File for Deployment

Query Recorder is a new tool that allows developers to record queries while working in the WordPress admin. The plugin was created by Brad Touesnard, author of the popular WP Migrate DB plugin. Touesnard introduced Query Recorder earlier this month at WordCamp Miami during his presentation on database deployment strategy.

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Inside the Eye

Welcome to “Inside the Eye,” the official blog of the National Hurricane Center! Why have we launched a blog? The staff at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) regularly conducts training and educational workshops during the off season for specific audience groups, including emergency managers and other meteorologists.

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Alex Shiels Proposal For Improving The WordPress Plugin Management Page

While WordPress 3.8 and 3.9 substantially improved the theme experience within WordPress, the plugins page hasn’t had the same treatment. In fact, the page hasn’t changed much since 2.7. However, that may change as Alex Shiels has proposed a detailed outline explaining the improvements and changes he’d like to see.

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