The WPCampus Blog: Core

Podcast: GDPR, Privacy, and WordPress

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You may have noticed that data privacy has been in the news lately, for a lot of different reasons. One of those reasons: the European Union will be implementing the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, this spring. GDPR has global implications, which means there are changes coming to WordPress core, and also to how […]

Blog: GutenDay at NC State

In addition to this blog post, you can hear more about NC State’s GutenDay on the WPCampus Podcast! We were vaguely aware of Gutenberg all through 2017. Our team in NC State’s central IT unit was kind-of listening to the Gutenberg chatter, and we had tested it enough to know we didn’t want to think […]

Podcast: Guten Ready for Gutenberg

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When WordPress 5.0 is released later this year, the “classic” Visual editor that we’ve known for over a decade will be replaced by a new editing experience, called Gutenberg. The new editor will mean lots of changes for how we think about and interact with WordPress—as content creators and as developers. This episode features WPCampus […]

Blog: Please Update to WordPress v4.8.3 Immediately

Version 4.8.3 was just released moments ago. It address a SQL Injection issue discovered by Anthony Ferrara‏  IMPORTANT: I will be disclosing a massive WP SQLi vulnerability soon. I have no confidence WP will fix correctly and hence no choice but FD — Anthony Ferrara (@ircmaxell) October 26, 2017 Confirmation from Anthony  Yes. I will […]

Podcast: Contributing to WordPress Core

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WordPress is popular in higher ed for a lot of reasons, and being open source has to be near the top of the list. And that means that you — yes, you! — can contribute bug fixes and new features to the project. But actually showing up and contributing can be intimidating. How do you […]

Video: Showing up: learning how to make a contribution

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/showing-up-learning-how-to-make-a-contribution/. Session Description: Think about the last time you found yourself frustrated when something didn’t work out the way you wanted it to. Perhaps it was a project at work, a challenge in your personal life, or even the result of a […]