PHP[World] 2016 Call for Speakers Now Open, WordPress Sessions Welcome

PHP[World] 2016 will be held November 14-18 in Washington, D.C. This will be the third edition of the conference, which aims to bring together the various sub-communities that are linked by the PHP programming language (including Drupal, WordPress, CakePHP, Magento, Laravel, and others.) The call for speakers opened today and organizers welcome submissions from the WordPress community for its dedicated …

GravityForms 2.0 Released Featuring reCAPTCHA 2.0, Security Hardening, and More

After more than a year in development, Gravity Forms 2.0 is available for download. This release contains a number of new features and developer enhancements. Conditional logic is now supported by more fields and can be used on multi-input fields such as Name and Address. The underlying code contains improvements that provide the foundation for upcoming Add-ons that will utilize conditional …

New Academy Courses: Announcing the BEST Multisite Course on the Web

You know how we’re the Multisite experts here at WPMU DEV? Well, we want to upload everything we know about Multisite directly into your brain, Matrix-style. Enrollments are now open for three new courses in The Academy: WordPress Multisite Masterclass, WordPress Development for Intermediate Users, and (by popular demand) our CEO James Farmer’s hugely successful Dream Small, Market Big & …

WooCommerce 2.6 Introduces Shipping Zones and a New Design for Account Pages

After five months in development and 1700 commits from 25 contributors, WooCommerce 2.6 “Zipping Zebra” is now available. This release introduces a new feature called Shipping Zones, which allows store owners to have more flexibility in pricing shipping based on location. It is now possible to create zones that group continents, countries, states, and zip codes. Each zone can be …

Shiny Updates Approved for Partial Merge Into WordPress 4.6

The Shiny Updates project was approved for partial merge today during an additional meeting designated for reviewing improvements added within the last week. A decision was expected last week but was delayed after contributors discovered that the plugin required three more audits to be ready for merge. Drew Jaynes completed a documentation audit and Dominik Schilling completed a security review …