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Todd Jones

World of WordPress: St. Louis, press releases, and a whole site redesign

If you are like many in the US, you are recovering from a night of trick or treating and costumes and kids everywhere. Or maybe, you are celebrating All Saint’s Day today. Or, perhaps, it is just Friday for you. Whatever you please, it is the weekend, and there is much to do! Today we take a look at the power of press releases and WordCamp US taking place this weekend in St. Louis. Writing a press release Justin Tadlock talks about the need for WordPress businesses to write press releases. Tadlock, as you already know, is one of the

World of WordPress
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

World of WordPress: Security, cash and a new rival on the horizon

In today’s World of WordPress, we dive into a couple of security issues, Automattic’s latest investment, the end of an era at StudioPress, and a new player on the web builder horizon. Let’s get ready to ride. Giddyup. WordPress security issues There seems always to be an issue with security vulnerabilities. I know many people keep up with them through the Wordfence content. Enter WebARX. The new platform several have already implemented to help secure their sites is also keeping up with various vulnerability issues. I had never heard of the “Theme Editor” plugin. I can remember, in times past,

World of WordPress
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

June 2019 World of WordPress: the Alex Mills legacy lives on

In this month’s World of WordPress, we talk about marketing and Joost, a full site editing plugin, and the legacy of Alex Mills. Let’s ride.   Joost steps away from leadership role (Why) I’m stepping down from my WordPress marketing role Earlier this year there were some raised eyebrows when Joost de Valk accepted a position with WordPress to be the Marketing & Communications Lead. The experiment is over. Call it a misunderstanding. Call it a difference in opinion. Call it a difference in how to execute marketing. Call it what you will, but Joost announced he was stepping down.

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