WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #267 – Interview With Aaron D. Campbell, WordPress Security Team Lead

In this episode, Marcus Couch and Jeff Chandler are joined by Aaron D. Campbell, WordPress Security Team Lead. Campbell provides insight into who’s on the team and what they do behind the scenes to coordinate security releases. We discuss the complex nature of disclosures, when to publish them, and how much information they should have.

In light of WordPress 4.7.2, Campbell shares the lessons he learned and how they’ll be applied to future releases. If you’ve ever wondered about the security aspects of WordPress, this is the episode for you.

Stories Discussed:

WooCommerce 3.0.0 Scheduled for Release April 4th

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Facebook Live Chat for WordPress makes it easier for customers to connect with businesses via Facebook Messenger.

Contact Form 7 Database saves submissions from Contact Form 7 to the database for future reference. You can also view them in the WordPress backend.

Total Spent by Customer for WooCommerce adds a sortable column to the users list to show how much the user spent on your WooCommerce Store. This is useful to figure out who your top customers are.