WordCamps in general are events that are near and dear to the Linchpin team. We’re actively involved in organizing, volunteering and speaking at local WordCamps. WordCamp Rhode Island is fast approaching (Sept 25th – 26th) and they are still looking for speakers. If you are interested take look at the speaker signup page or take swing by WordCamp central for more information on topic ideas. Source: The call is out for[…]
The WordPress Core Team Receives Praise for Their Efforts to Maintain Security
Security is a topic that a lot of our clients don’t necessarily take into account until something bad happens. The WordPress Core team does an amazing job of staying on top of best practices. You can read a breakdown of their efforts over at WP Tavern. You can also check out this article regarding a WordPress security Audit Source : WPTaven The WordPress Core Team Receives Praise for Their Efforts to Maintain[…]
Panel Discussion: WordPress Development Process | WordPress.tv
Aaron Ware and Mary Beth Murphy were recently involved in a Panel discussion on the WordPress development process. The Panel includes Linchpin folks, a solopreneur small dev shops and larger agencies. Please feel free to comment or share. You can also view the session directly on WordPress.tv
Custom AJAX Endpoints in WooCommerce 2.4
Because we develop a lot of projects that implement AJAX for various data and display elements, implementing something similar to this will help speed up AJAX requests.
The never ending battle to secure the web
Loopconf happened last week and there are a bunch of amazing sessions that are available online. One that really jumped out to me was Andrew Nacin session on a pretty big fix that took a number of years to fix. Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked about a series of related WordPress security fixes that spanned two years, with the final[…]
Due to the incoming snownado we will be closing the office a little early (Jan 26th around 3PM EST). Additionally tomorrow (Jan 27th) the office will be closed but the team will be working remotely.