Fossmosis 2017 was a four day workshop organised by the Free Software Movement of Maharashtra. Held in association with PICT, one of the most prestigious computer sciences institute in our city, the event aimed to promote free and open source software among college students. The organisers aimed to cover several FOSS, technologies and projects, including WordPress.
Nagpur is one of the fastest growing cities in Maharashtra. Second only to Mumbai and Pune in terms of population, the city is our state’s winter capital and home to several orange orchards. Being one of the most popular exports of the city, the organizers of WCNagpur incorporated it into their official logo. We were
WordPress 4.8 “Evans” released today. This release is a perfect follow-up for the last release (which had a “Your site Your way” theme) because it focuses on giving new website owners all the tools they need to make an informative and accessible site. The release was made possible through the efforts of 346 core contributors
HeroPress and WPShout have recently partnered to offer 10 full scholarships to the later’s Up and Running WordPress training course. The course was created last year by current WPShout authors Fred Meyer & David Hayes and founder of WPShout, Alex Denning. With over two decades of WordPress expertise between them, their program will be full of useful and relevant content. Up
We traveled to our state capital of Mumbai for a WordCamp over the last weekend of March. Through the years, WCMumbai has been the source of some of our fondest memories. #WCMumbai 2017 The vibrant and active WordPress community in Mumbai attracted some of the most enthusiastic attendees. The networking areas were buzzing with conversation at
About 25 rtCampers will be attending WordCamp Mumbai in 3 days’ time. The organizers of the largest (objectively) WordCamp in India are expecting about 600 WordPressers, including speakers and volunteers. With a great line-up of speakers and the massive attendee list, we are looking forward to polishing up our skills and meeting other WP enthusiasts ?
We celebrated rtCamp turning a year older this weekend. The 12th of March marked our 8th anniversary, and we brought it in true Bollywood fashion- with music and dance! This year’s rtParty was a bit different because it was celebrated on two halves. Unlike previous rtParties, where we traveled outside of town for a weekend
The third edition of WordCamp Bangkok is on the same weekend as WCKochi, which we recently posted about. We are sponsors of both events, but cannot attend either in full strength because of the logistics involved. Sessions at WCBangkok will be in both English and Thai. Response toward the event has been amazing- all 300 tickets
The southern states of India are known for their unique cuisine & culture, relative to the rest of the country. “South India” is a blanket term for about 5 states- Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. The coastal city of Kochi (or Cochin), is where the next Indian WordCamp is about to kick off.
Fresh off WordCamp Pune, we started packing our bags for a visit to WordCamp Udaipur. Udaipur is one of the most scenic cities of Rajasthan. Visiting it for the first time almost takes you back to a time when kings and queens rules the land. In fact, “Rajasthan” can be literally translated to the “Land
We attended WordCamp Pune a week back. rtCamp was a Gold Sponsor of the event, taking place on our “home turf”, not very far from our offices. About 25 of us rtCampers we at the event, which made coordinating the group picture particularly challenging. ? Some @rtCamp’ers at @WordCampPune #wcpune pic.twitter.com/gMdGprvhiA — rtCamp (@rtCamp) January 15, 2017 This WordCamp
WordCamp Pune 2017 is in three days’ time! Being in our home city, this WordCamp is a bit special for us. Several rtCampers are directly involved- as speakers, organizers and volunteers. rtCamp is also a Gold Sponsor of the event. The venue happens to be a few minutes’ walk away from our offices. At least 20
WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” was released today. Following tradition, v4.7 is named after jazz legend Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan: Check out the WP 4.7 release post for the full changelog. One of the highlights of the release are the changes to the the WordPress Customizer, which was the first JS-driven WP Core feature. v4.7 brings improvements to this