4 languages you need to know to understand WordPress – July 2017
If you are wondering how WordPress works then this is a good introductory article that looks at the programming languages that are used by WordPress.-
.IO domain Name- July 2017
Have you noticed new sites using the .io domain name. Although it’s not to be used by small businesses like plumbers it is used by Tech startups.
This article explains a bit about why it has become popular-
WordPress to Require HTTPS -July 2017
According to the article WordPress will require https for some features starting later this year. It is unclear whether or not this is the wordpress.com sites or self hosted WordPress or both.
The article highlights the perceived benefits of moving to https but the comments offer a far more interesting read regarding the problems and real benefits.
Personally I think that if you have a brand new site then go with https. For existing sites you need to be very careful if they are large sites.
This comment taken from the post sums up my feelings on the topic.