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WordPress 5.2 “Jaco” Release

WordPress 5.2 was released earlier this week, on 7 May 2019. 5.2 is a major release that includes 229 bug fixes and 59 enhancements. It brings significant new features: Site…

8 reasons to not trust web host backups

Having up-to-date reliable backups of your WordPress site is one of the best steps to protecting it from disaster. Web hosts often provide a backup service. They're typically automatic and…

WordPress 5.0.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.0.3 was released today. 5.0.3. is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance improvements for the Gutenberg editor. While continued improvement to the new Gutenberg…

The curiously grey market of GPL licensing

What is the GPL? When WordPress plugins and themes are released they're typically licensed under the GPL (General Public License) - this spells out the rights and limitations to using…

Are WordPress developers “real” developers?

When it comes to software development, WordPress developers get a bad rap. Many won’t consider WordPress developers “real” developers – and there’s no wonder with “developer” being so overused in…

WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release

The WordPress updates keep coming fast with WordPress 5.0.2 released today - just six days after WordPress 5.0.1. 5.0.2 is a maintenance release that addresses 73 bugs, mostly with the…