Marcus Couch


In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week, including a big move for VersionPress as it transitions into an open source project. We provide an update on the development status of bbPress and BuddyPress. We also share details of a critical security vulnerability that was patched in a popular user role management plugin. Last but not least is Marcus’ plugin picks of the week.

Stories Discussed:

VersionPress Transitions Into a Free Open Source Project
Outdated and Vulnerable WordPress and Drupal Versions May Have Contributed to the Panama Papers Breach
BuddyPress 2.6 Development Kicks Off, David Cavins to Lead Release
bbPress 2.6 Expected Later This Year, Two Major Features Pushed Back to 2.7
WP REST API Team Aims for WordPress 4.7 for Merge Proposal
User Role Editor 4.25 Patches Critical Security Vulnerability
Europe Tops WordCamp Growth in 2015 with 70% Increase in Events

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Query All The Post Types provides a quick and easy way to view a list of all the post types registered in a WordPress installation.

GoWorks Styler adds new buttons to the WordPress visual editor, allowing you to enhance posts and pages with custom colors, opacity, borders, padding, and more.

Chronological Posts reverses the default post order throughout your site to be chronological instead of reverse-chronological.

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