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Design a Wapuu for Torque: We’ve been seeing Wapuus everywhere lately, so we thought it would be fun to run a Torque-themed Wapuu contest. Help design a special Wapuu for our office.
Envato Targeted by DDoS attack: “Since July 1, Envato has been the target of a sustained DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack.” These attacks have heavily affected sales on Themeforest and the Envato Market.
WooTheme’s New Partnership: Sidekick, makers of interactive tutorial videos, have recently announced their new partnership with WooThemes, to help teach users how to better use the eCommerce website.
First Look at WordPress 4.3: Edit improvements, customizer changes, and more in this early look at the next version of WordPress.
REST API Plugin: This new console allows you to explore the REST API on your WordPress site. WP-API is coming, here’s your chance to learn more about it.
Chris’s Story Of The Battle Over Thesis.com: We wrote recently about a cybersquatting lawsuit over Thesis.com. Now Chris Pearson tells his side of the story. Also some responses from Matt Mullenweg in the comments.
Upcoming WordPress Events:
- July 24-26th: WordCamp Milwaukee
- July 25-26th: WordCamp Asheville
- July 25-26th: WordCamp Kansai
- July 31st-August 2nd: WordCamp Fayetteville
- August 8th: BuddyCamp Brighton
- August 15th: WordCamp Russia
- August 15-16th: WordCamp Vancouver, BC
- August 28-29th: WordCamp Norrköping
- September 5-6th: WordCamp Croatia
- September 12-13th: WordCamp Krakow
- September 12th: WordCamp Baltimore
- September 12th: WordCamp Salt Lake City
- September 19-20th: WordCamp Vegas
- September 25-26th: WordCamp Rhode Island
- September 25-27th: WordCamp Tampa
- September 26-27th: WordCamp Los Angeles
- October 30th-November 1st: WordCamp NYC
This week’s GIF Of The Week(tm):