php[world] 2016 Conference Expands WordPress Track

The third edition of php[world] will be held in Washington, D.C., November 14-18 and organizers have published the finalized schedule. According to conference co-chair Eli White, the number of people submitting WordPress-related topics caused the organization team to create a double-sized WordPress track for this year’s event.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Howdy! We are an international company with employees who come from a wide variety of backgrounds. We believe that the more perspectives we embrace, the better we are at engaging our global community of users and developers. We want to build Automattic as an environment where people love their work and show respect and empathy to those with whom we interact.

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Start Your WordPress Business This Weekend – Presentation Slides | SixFour Web

Thanks for your interest in my WordCamp Raleigh presentation. I hope it inspires you to take the first step to starting your WordPress business. Download the slides and be sure to let me know about your new WordPress start-up During my presentation, I mentioned that a good 30 second commercial or elevator speech is a handy tool for promoting your WordPress business.

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A Week of Whoppers From Donald Trump

Damon Winter/The New York Times All politicians bend the truth to fit their purposes, including Hillary Clinton. But Donald J. Trump has unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies in the general election, peppering his speeches, interviews and Twitter posts with untruths so frequent that they can seem flighty or random – even compulsive.

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Constant Contact Releases Official Plugin for WordPress

The WordPress Plugin Directory has more than 100 plugins that integrate Constant Contact in different ways for email marketing, such as adding a subscription checkbox to registration or providing an email signup form via a widget. This week the company released its own official plugin on WordPress.org to expand its reach to the WordPress market.

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New Inclusive Parents plugin adds more statuses to WordPress’s Parent Page options – Stephanie Leary

There’s a long-running feature/bug in WordPress that prevents you from using unpublished pages as parents: that is, you can’t add child pages to anything that’s set to private, password-protected, scheduled, pending, or draft. This prevents you from doing things like creating a new scheduled section of a website for embargoed content, or submitting a whole …

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How to Connect Constant Contact to WordPress (Step by Step)

Are you using ConstantContact for your email marketing? Want to connect ConstantContact with your WordPress site? In this ultimate guide, we will show you how to connect ConstantContact with WordPress. Why Building an Email List is so Important? Have you ever wondered that why every website on the internet wants to have your email address?

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Idiocracy is coming back to theaters in time for election

In the ten years since Idiocracy came out, the film has become more and more of a documentary, so to mark the anniversary, it’s coming back to theaters before the presidential election. Here’s President Camacho’s State of the Union address: Here’s a great interview from the Alex Jones Show with Mike Judge, which discusses Idiocracy and the weird rollout it got from the studio.

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Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine

A Silicon Valley titan is putting money behind an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to “shitposting” and circulating Internet memes maligning Hillary Clinton. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey financially backed a pro-Trump political organization called Nimble America, a self-described “social welfare 501(c)4 non-profit” in support of the Republican nominee.

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WPWeekly Episode 248 – Insight Into the ManageWP Acquisition With Jeff King and Vladimir Prelovac

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jeff King, General Manager of hosting at GoDaddy, and Vladimir Prelovac, founder of ManageWP. We discuss a number of topics related to GoDaddy’s recent acquisition of ManageWP including: Why Vladimir chose GoDaddy. Vladimir’s thoughts on the negative reaction expressed by ManageWP customers.

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ManageWP Launches Automated Security Scanning

When ManageWP allowed users to perform security scans of websites through the Orion interface in December of 2015, a feature commonly requested by customers was the ability to automate the scans. Nine months after implementing security checks for customers, ManageWP has added automated security scans to its assortment of features.

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