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    WordPress.Com: New monetization tool – Recurring Payments!

    The new monetization tool, created for WordPress.Com and Jetpack-connected sites, is launched. It’s for content creators who want to collect repeat contributions from their supporters, and it’s available with any paid plan on WordPress.com. The payment processor is Stripe. Recurring payments, the new monetization tool, is giving you the possibility to charge for your weekly newsletter, accept monthly donations, sell yearly access to exclusive content, and you will do it all with an automated payment system. Check out the official blog for more informations!

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    Members Plugin sold to Caseproof

    Justin Tadlock, one of the legends of WordPress, has announced that he has sold the WordPress plugin Members. The new owner is Caseproof, which was founded in 2003 by Blair Williams. The company has been building WordPress plugins for over 10 years and is the team behind the MemberPress and Affiliate Royale WordPress plugins. This was not an easy decision for me. Over 100,000 of you have put your faith and trust behind me over the years to maintain a quality role management plugin. However, it would not be fair for me to keep the plugin while not being able…

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    EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Kyle Maurer from WordCamp Jackson 2019

    We had a pleasure to talk to Kyle Maurer from WordCamp Jackson 2019. Enjoy! Please, introduce us shortly with the WordCamp Jackson 2019!? WordCamp Jackson is a fun, intimate WordPress event in south-central Michigan. This weekend will be the third straight year it has taken place and it is always packed with great content and exciting activities. Jackson is a small town but full of charm and convenience. Our venues are always right downtown and perfectly sized for the event. Tell us more about yourself and also about your WC team!? I’m a WordPress and open-source fan and have been…

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    EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Susan Walker from WordCamp Philly 2019

    #WPDEVMAG is bringing the exclusive interview with Susan Walker from WordCamp Philadelphia 2019, the legendary WordCamp known for being the first host city for WordCamp US. Enjoy! Please, introduce us shortly with the WordCamp Philly 2019!? WordCamp Philly is one of the oldest WordCamps in the United States, with the first event in 2010. In the past half-decade, we’ve had a turnout between 300 and 400 people, depending on the venue size. Philadelphia was also the first host city for WordCamp US, in 2015 and 2016. Our last three local WordCamps were at the University of the Sciences in West…

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    WHAT IS WPTF: Fastest way to have your own theme on ThemeForest!?

    This is probably the fastest and easiest way to have your own theme on ThemeForest! We’re talking about The First WordPress Theme Framework and the team behind this extraordinary solution is Schiocco. Schiocco (Pixor) is a web development company from Italy and it’s headed by Federico Schiocchet. Schiocco is having the Elite author status on ThemeForest. So-called WordPress Theme Framework or The First WordPress Theme Framework, as officially stated, is a combination of unique features that are making this Framework the most flexible, productivity-oriented and simple to use WordPress Framework ever built. You will need only 5 minutes to have…

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    New place to learn BuddyPress development!

    We’re very excited to officially announce the launch of a new development resources site on the BuddyPress.org network, BuddyPress team stated on the official blog. Site developer.buddypress.org is coming with a complete handbook documenting the BP REST API. This API will be introduced into the next major version which is scheduled on September 30, 2019. Check out here for more details!

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    Automattic closed $300 million funding round

    Automattic announced a new funding round and here is what Matt Mullenweg said about it on his blog: Today Automattic announced it has closed a new $300 million Series D, with Salesforce Ventures taking the entire round. This puts us at a post-round valuation of $3 billion, three times what it was after our last fundraising round in 2014. It’s a tremendous vote of confidence for Automattic and for the open web. I met Marc Benioff earlier this year, and it became obvious to both of us that Salesforce and Automattic shared a lot of principles and philosophies. Marc is…

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    EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Stephanie Brinley from WordCamp Jacksonville 2019

    #WPDEVMAG had a pleasure to talk with Stephanie Brinley from WordCamp Jacksonville. She shared with us her experiences, introducing us with the WordPress community in Jacksonville and this year WordCamp Jacksonville 2019. Here is what Stephanie has told us… Enjoy! Please, introduce us shortly with the WordCamp Jacksonville 2019!? WordCamp Jacksonville 2019 was our 4th event. We’re the “small, regional camp” compared to our neighbors in Orlando & Miami, FL and Atlanta, GA. We had over 200 attendees this year. Our organizing team had 14 individuals this year, 39 speakers, and over 20 volunteers. Are you satisfied with sessions and…

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    RICH TABOR: Bright future of WordPress

    Rich Tabor, known for ThemeBeans, CoBlocks, and WPBlockGallery, shared several positive impressions about #WCEU 2019 in an article on his blog. Tabor says that #WCEU was “as just as incredible as everyone said it would be”. The city of Berlin was welcoming and beautiful, the sessions were great, and there was a lot of tasty food. But best of all, the vibrant WordPress community we all know and love was there in full-force, he wrote. One thing I noticed in particular at WordCamp Europe was that the vibe was quite different from WordCamp US last year, where the recent release…

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    HubSpot joins the WordPress global community sponsors

    HubSpot is a new name on the list of WordPress Global Community Sponsors, together with Jetpack, WooCommerce, Bluehost, Liquid Web, GoDaddy, GreenGeeks and Dreamhost. Official WordCamp Central site has published that HubSpot is a part of the “2019 WordPress Global Community Sponsorship Program”. “HubSpot’s support of all official WordPress community events (like WordPress meetup groups and WordCamps) worldwide provides support and stability to our hardworking crew of volunteer event organizers. Thanks so much for your support, HubSpot!”, Courtney P.K., in the name of the WordPress Community and WordCamp Central, wrote in the official release. HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) is a leading…

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    WordCamp Europe 2020 will be held in Portugal

    Porto in Portugal will be the host of WordCamp Europe 2020 and just 24 hours after opening the #WCEU 2020 Call for Organisers, there are already 30 applications. Very positive vibes during WCEU 2019. WordCamp Europe 2019 was held on 21-22 June in Berlin, Germany. Milan Ivanović is the Global Lead of WordCamp Europe 2019 and he is not hiding his satisfaction. He publicly thanked everyone via Twitter. Ivanović also announced that he is leaving WC Europe Organizing team, saying that WCEU is one of the best things he ever did. Organizing #WCEU is one the best things I ever…