Thanks to everyone that attended the July 2011 WordPress Melbourne User Group meetup.
Below is a summary of the three new features for the meetup:
What’s new in the WordPress arena in the last month?
- WordPress 3.2 (and 3.2.1) releases
- WordPress 3.1.4 security fix release
- WordPress now responsible for over 50 million websites!
- WordPress 3.3 to be dropping IE7 support (according to Mark Jaquith)?
- WordPress 3.1 downloaded 15,000,000+ times in 4 months (approx. 1 per second!)
- BuddyPress 1.2.9
- New Amazon Web Services (AWS) User Group
- WordCamp Gold Coast – November 5-6 2011! Ticket sales open ($75)
- Help for WordCamp organisers at plan.wordcamp.org
- Web hosting company Distribute.IT hacked. Bought by NetRegistry
WordPress Job Opportunities
Job vacancies/opportunities in the WordPress industry:
- Aaron from Sitepoint seeking WordPress developer(s). Email
aaron [at] sitepoint.com
- Visual producer in Fitzroy using WordPress. Looking for talented WP devs/designers. Email
hi [at] hodyhong.com
- Lucille Richards
- Vernon maybe looking for BuddyPress devs
- Digital magazine on WordPress looking for 1-2 devs. Michelle. TheGlobalYogi.com
WordPress Job Seekers
Attendees looking for work in the WordPress industry:
- Andrew Davis – ad-hoc 1-1 WordPress training with non technical people. How to use WordPress
Following on from Andrew’s presentation regarding maintaining and backing up WordPress sites I stumbled on this new service a few weeks ago, it looks like it could be really handy:
Thanks Aaron – ManageWP looks really interesting!