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Automattic Wins Thesis.com Lawsuit: Automattic successfully defended their right to use Thesis.com, despite opposition from Thesis framework developer, Chris Pearson. Some interesting comparisons can be drawn between this case and the TheWordPressHelpers.com dispute.
WP Stagecoach Subscription Changes: We missed last month’s rollout of WP Stagecoach, an automated tool for cloning WordPress sites, but they’ve just announced changes to their subscription plan. The new change should appeal to folks looking to work with just one main blog.
WordPress eCommerce Guide: Here’s a handy list of all the essential eCommerce tools. This guide features comparisons (i.e., WooCommerce Vs. Shopify), plugin and theme recommendations, and security tips—a good list for anyone who is considering using WordPress to power their business.
Embrace Grace: Chris Lema offered up some advice for navigating WordPress drama.
WordPress T-Shirt Quilt: Be sure to check out this in-progress shot of the WordPress quilt that Lema referred to in the previous link.
WP BootCamp at WordCamp Tampa: WP BootCamp will be doing a day-long seminar at the beginning of this year’s WordCamp Tampa. The goal is to teach military vets how to use WordPress to create a sustainable web design business. Free tickets are available to the first 30 veterans who apply!
Upcoming WordPress Events
- July 17-18: WordCamp Columbus
- July 18-19th: WordCamp Scranton
- July 18-19th: WordCamp Boston (we’ll be there!)
- July 24-26th: WordCamp Milwaukee
- July 25-26th: WordCamp Asheville
- July 25-26th: WordCamp Kansai
- July 31st-August 2nd: WordCamp Fayetteville
- August 8th: BuddyCamp Brighton
- August 15th: WordCamp Russia
- August 15-16th: WordCamp Vancouver, BC
- August 28-29th: WordCamp Norrköping
- September 5-6th: WordCamp Croatia
- September 12-13th: WordCamp Krakow
- September 12th: WordCamp Baltimore
- September 12th: WordCamp Salt Lake City
- September 19-20th: WordCamp Vegas
- September 25-26th: WordCamp Rhode Island
- September 25-27th: WordCamp Tampa
- September 26-27th: WordCamp Los Angeles
- October 30th-November 1st: WordCamp NYC
This week’s GIF Of The Week(tm):