Introducing: Linkify for Chrome

In WordPress 4.2, a fun little feature was quietly snuck into Core, I’m always delighted to see people’s reactions when they discover it. Meagan Hanes 🌈 on Twitter “Thank you kind WordPress Devs for introducing the paste-a-link-on-highlighted-text feature. It’s already saved me half an hour this week!” Twitter Morgan Estes on Twitter “I love being able to […]

Curing a Critical Security Bug

A WordCamp US this year, I spoke about the Trojan Emoji security bug, which we fixed in WordPress 4.1.2. In particular, I went through how we came to wrap our head around the bug, and then write a solution that worked for every WordPress site. Gary Pendergast: Curing a Critical Security Bug Earlier this year, we released […]

Replacing Rdio

I guess we’ve all heard of the impending demise of Rdio. As one of the 500k subscribers with good taste in their streaming apps, it’s now time to consider a replacement. Here are my criteria – some of them may vary for you, but it’ll hopefully give you an idea for how you can choose, […]

The Basics: The Age of Entitlement

The first new album from The Basics in several years, and it’s a good ‘un. They’ve been making use of their time off – Wally became an international star as Gotye, Kris spent 2 years working in Kenya with the Red Cross, and both Tim and Kris ran for parliament in the recent Victorian state election. Now, […]