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WordCamp Europe 2018 set to take place in Belgrade, Serbia

WordCamp Europe 2017 might have finished but the organisers announced this weekend that WordCamp Europe 2018 will happen in Serbia’s capital city Belgrade. So far, WordCamp Europe has vistied Leiden, Sofia, Seville, Vienna and most recently Paris. Local lead Milan Ivanovic said, “Having this global event in Belgrade will help our community grow even more and …

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WordPress 4.8

WordPress 4.8 is now available. This release, named “Evans” in honour of jazz pianist and composer Bill Evans, is packed with exciting new features. To name a few, there’s now image, audio and video widgets and widgets now support rich text editing. Led by Matt Mullenweg and Jeff Paul, WordPress 4.8 was made possible by a total of …

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WordPress 4.7.5

WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This release contains 6 important security fixes and 3 maintenance fixes. 2 cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities and 1 cross site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability were among the issues addressed. If your site supports automatic updates you’ll get the latest version very soon. Alternatively you can update immediately by going …

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How to internationalise or i18n a WordPress theme or plugin

Internationalisation, or i18n, is the process of making a WordPress theme or plugin translation ready. Localisation refers to the subsequent process of translating the text strings. WordPress is used by millions of people so must provide support for a large number of languages. This tutorial aims to discuss how to internationalise your WordPress theme or …

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How to change the autosave interval in WordPress

When editing a post, WordPress will create a revision automatically every 60 seconds. This revision is known as the autosave. You can increase or decrease the autosave interval by defining a constant in wp-config.php. define( ‘AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL’, 45 ); // 45 seconds

How to automatically empty the trash bin in WordPress

The WordPress trash bin is automatically emptied every 30 days by default. To run this task more or less frequently, you can define a constant in wp-config.php. define( ‘EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS’, 7 ); // Empty every 7 days You can also disable trash completely by setting the constant to 0. define( ‘EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS’, 0 );