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WordPress 3.9 and BuddyPress 2.0

The last week has seen two big updates for some of the core platforms that we support. The long expected WordPress 3.9 release is now out, and the BuddyPress team have release version 2.0 of their popular set of WordPress extensions. In true Automattic tradition, the WordPress release is named “Smith” after after a jazz musician Jimmy Smith (there’s […]

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Upgrading to WordPress 3.3.2

We’ve just upgraded all of our WordPress blogs to WordPress 3.3.2,. Assuming you’ve kept up to date, the upgrade is very minor . The changes between 3.3, 3.3.1 and 3.3.2 are predominantly security related, and shouldn’t cause any issues with themes or plugins. To be clear, there aren’t any major security issues to be concerned […]

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WordPress 3.2 Intranets Internet Explorer and The Web

Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

WordPress 3.2 has been with us for a little while now – WordPress 3.3 is just around the corner (targeting the end of November as of this post), but in the Intranet world it’s been a longer journey than usual. WordPress 3.2 dropped support for Internet Explorer 6, and WordPress 3.3 will most likely drop support […]

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WordCampUK, Communities and Goops

  This has happened before, but this ‘goops‘ is rather timely. What’s a ‘goops’? It’s my favourite term for semantic/contextual errors: Searching without sufficient attention to context. Let’s say I’m looking for information on Birmingham. I might head over to Google and do a search on ‘Birmingham’. If I’m after a picture, I could click […]

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WordCamp UK 2008 – A Qik Look Back…

One of the great things about blogging is you can still do it when you are unable to talk! I had an unscheduled visit to the dentist today, having woken up in intense pain. Now the anesthetic is wearing off, I am remembering what happens when you get over 60 WordPress bloggers and developers in […]

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WordCampUK 2008

I use both commercial and open source software. Choosing the best tool for the job is the priority. However, one thing that I do really appreciate with open source is the communities that operate around each platform. For the first time in the UK, the WordPress community is gathering. WordCamp UK will be held from Saturday July […]

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