WordPress in the news: October edition

WordPress in the news: October edition

We’ve compiled a list of the most recent WordPress news and announcements for October, 2014. A lot of interesting things happened last month, feel free to share more stories by leaving a comment.


Automattic announced the possibility of adding Gmail, Calendar, and Drive to Your Site.

Forbes tries to answer to the Question: Which E-Commerce Platform Is The Best Choice For Your Online Store?

Entrepreneur advises you on the 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs in order to Succeed.

WPTavern Matt Mullenweg delivered his annual State of the Word address at WordCamp San Francisco.

VaultPress a complete backup service for self-hosted WordPress sites.

EDD realesed a new extension allowing your clients to buy products on your website using their Google Wallet.

Envato 5 Things You May Forget When Launching a WordPress Website.

WPSession is about to start weekly workshops for development topics in order for you to be able to learn more about WordPress development.

Post Status helps you clarify for yourself if WordPress is right for eCommerce sites.

Chris Lema wrote a tutorial on how can you hide menu items from non-members.

IndexWP dress up your WordPress site for Halloween.

TeslaThemes announces a 40% discount for Halloween.

Web Design and Development Resources

CreativeBlog 4 web design trends for 2015 that will change your job forever.

CSS Tricks Responsive Images, if you’re just changing resolutions, use srcset.

Web Teacher Making Images Responsive.

HubSpot How HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Work.

Security Threats

SCMAGAZINEUK revealed a new Security flaw

Infosecurity Magazine Massive Qbot Botnet strikes 500,000 Machines Through WordPress.


Mashable says Squarespace Ramps Up Its Tools to Compete With WordPress.

CroudFund Insider Ex-Googler Launches The Grid Preordering Campaign for AI Web Design Platform. Promises Sleeker Alternative to WordPress, Drag & Drop, and Wix.

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