Just in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the latest happenings from this past week. If you have a news tip you’d like to share, write us at email@example.com.
Twitter Plugin: Twitter officially released its first WordPress plugin.
Updated version stats: Andrew Nacin, WordPress lead developer, announced a major update to WordPress version stats for PHP, MySQL, and WordPress.
#TheDress: Developers, do you see black and blue or white and gold?
Best practices and SOPs: Josh Pollock talks about how to define best practices and standard operating procedures for your WordPress business.
WordPress.com and Bitcoin: Matt Mullenweg addresses the discussion surrounding WordPress.com and Bitcoin.
How WordPress becomes unusable: Daniel Pataki discusses how a WordPress site may become unusable and then gives advice on how to prevent it.
Wired’s director of engineering, Kathleen Vignos, on their new website: Wired officially relaunched WIRED.com, migrating all 17 of their blogs into a single WordPress install.
Most popular WordPress plugins: Brian Krogsgard discusses the most popular WordPress plugins, taking into account new installs per day, updates per day, active installs per day, and active versions.