Automattic Pushes the Advanced WordPress Facebook Group Giveaway to More Than $70K in Prizes

Last week, we mentioned that the Advanced WordPress Facebook Group is giving away more than $40K worth of WordPress related prizes away to celebrate crossing the 20,000th member milestone. This past weekend, the prize value jumped to more than $70K after Automattic contributed 100 one-year long Jetpack Pro licenses to the prize pool. Jetpack Professional costs $299 per year and …

Privacy Checklist: 10 Tips for Protecting Visitors to Your WordPress Site

Businesses of all sizes—bloggers, SMBs, eCommerce companies, large enterprises, and more—understand the importance of having a website. Without it, a business is relegated to the more time – and labor – intensive (and not to mention outdated) method of increasing brand recognition and converting leads through cold calling and word-of-mouth. Plus, if your brand doesn’t have a website, you’re relying …

15 Seriously Simple Hacks for Customizing WordPress for Clients

WordPress has become synonymous with ease of use and flexibility. With an intuitive interface, plugins, themes, and other tools to help users build websites, WordPress has quickly become the content management system of choice. The subject of website customization is nothing new. Articles and guides are created all the time with the purpose of educating developers and others working in WordPress …

WordCamp US 2016 Speaker Applications Now Open

The wheels are already turning for WordCamp US 2016, which will be held in Philadelphia, PA, December 2-4. Tickets went on sale just days after the 2015 event concluded and today organizers opened speaker applications. Speakers should be prepared to present to a large audience. The inaugural WordCamp US sold 1,788 tickets and 865 people watched via live stream. This …