Foundation Board Update – Renewed Focus on Key Priorities

July 30th, 2015

In June, the jQuery Foundation Board of Directors held an in-person meeting, hosted by Famous in their San Francisco offices. During the meeting, the Board agreed to the following priorities to fulfill the Foundation’s Mission of improving the open web, making it accessible for everyone, through the development and support of open source software, and collaboration…

jQuery Foundation Project Updates

July 30th, 2015

In order to make it easier for jQuery Foundation Members and Web developers to quickly stay abreast of all our projects, we will periodically publish consolidated project updates here. jQuery Core Powering 2/3 of sites, jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library Since last December’s release, the team has been hard at work…

Get Some Credit!

July 30th, 2015

Submit Your Project for the jQuery Foundation Web Excellence Program How awesome is your project/site/integration/app? Probably really awesome, otherwise, you wouldn’t be doing it, right?!? The jQuery Foundation wants to tell the world about all the incredible things developers are doing with jQuery Foundation projects. That’s why we are launching the jQuery Foundation Web Excellence program. Here’s…

The Marketing Working Group is looking for a Creative Lead Designer

July 30th, 2015

Are you a creative person that is able to manage projects and deliver them on time? Do you like working with a team of talented designers? Our Marketing Team is looking for a creative and experienced Lead Designer. The Marketing Team is underneath the Community Leadership Team. We work close with the Production Leadership Team…

WordPress 4.3 Release Candidate

July 30th, 2015

The release candidate for WordPress 4.3 is now available. We’ve made more than 100 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.3 on Tuesday, August 18, but we…

Thank You SysAdmins !!

July 26th, 2015

Your network is secure, your computer is up and running, and your webserver is still online. Why? Because you’ve got an awesome sysadmin (or maybe a whole IT department) keeping your business up and running. So say IT loud; say IT proud …

Making Animated Themes For Opera

July 24th, 2015

Support for themes has been there for quite a long time, but it was using JPG, PNG or other such non-animated images. However with Opera 32 and above, you have support for animated themes in which you can use a WebM video file or an animated WebP file. In the video below, you can see…

Bringing automated testing to Microsoft Edge through WebDriver

July 23rd, 2015

Today we’re announcing support for automated testing of Microsoft Edge through the W3C WebDriver standard. To use WebDriver with Microsoft Edge, you need the MicrosoftWebDriver server on a Windows Insiders build of 10166 or newer. Once that’s installed, you can try out WebDriver for yourself! WebDriver is an emerging standard through which Web developers can write tests…

WordPress 4.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

July 23rd, 2015

WordPress 4.2.3 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow anonymous users to compromise a site. This was reported by Jon Cave of the…

Joomla changes URL shortener

July 23rd, 2015

The url shortener was changed recently to a YOURLS setup which provides us with a higher level of customisation. The Team has, to our knowledge, exported all former short URLs however we may have missed some.