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WPWeekly Episode 275 – The JavaScript Framework Rabbit Hole

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I celebrate WordPress’ 14th birthday. We discuss the removal of HHVM from WordPress’ testing infrastructure and how it was likely the reason PHP 7 gained so many performance improvements. For a majority of the show, Jacoby and I spoke in-depth on which JavaScript framework WordPress core should choose. We discuss what’s at stake, ...

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WP-CLI 1.2.0 Released, Project Unveils New Logo

WP-CLI 1.2.0 was released today with a major overhaul that removes bundled commands from core in favor of maintaining them in distinct packages. This is the second release since the project was brought under the official WordPress umbrella and the first major release since hiring Alain Schlesser as a part-time co-maintainer . Splitting WP-CLI’s internal commands into separate packages moves ...

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Pods 2.7 Beta Introduces Flexible Relationships, Rewrites Fields in JavaScript

Pods Framework has released two new versions. Pods 2.6.9 is a maintenance release that includes bug fixes for Pods Templates, Auto Templates, and Pods Shortcodes. Meanwhile, Pods 2.7 beta 1  introduces a new feature called Flexible Relationships. Flexible Relationships uses WordPress’ media modal that allows users to add or edit records from within the parent record of a relationship. This feature ...

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GitHub Introduces Temporary Interaction Limits to Promote Healthier Discussions

GitHub is continuing to make good on its promise to improve the platform for open source maintainers and communities with its new temporary interaction limits . The feature was introduced this week as a way for project maintainers to manage participation in heated discussions. Public repositories, especially those for projects with millions of users, can occasionally have issues or pull ...

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How to Use JavaScript in WordPress and Lose jQuery Bloat

jQuery has become ubiquitous on the web and in WordPress. Many of its components are in the WordPress core software, the admin uses it heavily, and it’s readily available for front-end use as well. We enqueue it without thought when we need it, but should we always do so? I tend to think not, and […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Beginner’s Guide: How to Restore WordPress from Backup

Do you need to restore WordPress from a backup file? Backups help you restore your website in case something goes wrong. However, restoring WordPress from a backup file is not easy for beginners. In this article, we will show you how to easily restore WordPress from backup step by step. Since this is a lengthy article, we have added table ...

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WordPress Core JavaScript Framework Debate Heats Up, Contributors Narrow Discussion to React vs. Vue

photo credit: oskay Small Parts – (license) WordPress core contributors met this morning to continue the discussion on selecting a new JavaScript framework for use with new core features. The discussion on the Make/Core post intensified over the weekend with more Vue.js proponents commenting to add their thoughts. Adam Silverstein and Andrew Duthie facilitated this morning’s meeting and began by ...

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Personal Security Guide – WiFi Network

This is the third part in our series on personal security that offers methods to strengthen your overall security posture. By taking a holistic approach to security, you are protecting your website against attack vectors due to poor security practices in various aspects of your digital life. This post shares some insight on how to secure your network. When we ...

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