Just in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the latest happenings from this past week. If you have a news tip you’d like to share, write us at [email protected].
WordPress 4.2 Beta 1: WordPress 4.2 Beta 1 was released. The software is still being tested, but you can set up a testing site and try out some of its fun new features.
Blind SQL Injection vulnerability was discovered in WordPress SEO by Yoast: A vulnerability was discovered in the popular WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin. An update was released, and users of the plugin were advised to update immediately.
WordPress 80/20 Problem: Josh Pollock discusses the 80/20 problem within the WordPress ecosystem.
SXSW interview with WP Engine CEO, Heather Brunner: Heather Brunner was interviewed by the Huffington Post on minorities and women in technology.
WordPress plugins as startups: Brian Suhm talks about considering WordPress plugins as startups.
WooCommerce 2.3.6 fix/security release available: This update fixes several minor issues in the WooCommerce plugin.
And here’s your gif of the week: