Manchester WordPress User Group November

Meeting notes from Manchester WordPress User Group November. This month we have Siobhan McKeown going over some of the things in the WordPress pipeline and some of the things she's been up to recently.

Manchester WordPress User Group

Mike intro:

WordCamp Birmingham UK 2015: http://www.meetup.com/BirminghamWordPress/events/218214702/

WordCamp Manchester 2015 (June) could do with helpers, if you're interested get in touch! http://2014.manchester.wordcamp.org/

Siobhan McKeown

http://siobhanmckeown.com/

WP Json Rest API: https://github.com/wp-api/wp-api

Some WP sites already using this: New Your Times / Wired http://wired.com/wp-json

wp_term_taxonomy

An update on the taxonomy roadmap https://make.wordpress.org/core/2014/11/12/an-update-on-the-taxonomy-roadmap/ https://twitter.com/boone/status/532546293491838976

https://developer.wordpress.org/

Plugin Handbook: https://developer.wordpress.org/plugins/

Theme Handbook: Coming soon...

Working on making it possible to accept pull requests from GitHub

  • at the end of year (hopefully)

http://automattic.com/work-with-us/community-organizer/

http://chat.wordpress.org

WordCamp London: http://2015.london.wordcamp.org/

There will be help as well for new speakers if you want to give speaking a go.

WordPress 4.1

Distraction free writing.

Plugins and themes in your language in the admin.

Future Things

Plugin: WordPress Front-end Editor

  • ACE!

Menu Customizer

WordPress Technical

Akismet issue, has something changed in the past 4 weeks?

Building a site for a charity with payable membership. Using paid membership pro.

  • Shouldn't use shared hosting if taking money.

WordPress Security Workshops: https://timnash.co.uk/

http://premium.wpmudev.org/

https://wordpress.org/plugins/user-switching/

Mike mentions about logging into the WordPress back-end as a normal user as default

  1. To prevent you updating anything accidentally
  2. To prevent you tweaking on purpose and getting on with what you're supposed to be :smile:

Mike also mentioned he's now solely using and is finding it great.


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