WP-News: The most efficient data center in the world & better WP code quality through the "Tide" project

Torben Simon Meier Last updated 14.01.2020
3 Min.
WordPress  Newsletter #46

Last week, the project "Tide" was discussed, which XWP has launched to make the code quality of WordPress -Plugins and -Themes more transparent. Also, the EU General Data Protection Regulation is getting closer: The Plugin "Delete Me" helps site owners to implement the "right to be forgotten", which is part of the GDPR . And we were guests at Cloud & Heat, who have developed the world's most energy-efficient data center.

WP-News: The most efficient data center in the world & better WP code quality through the "Tide" project

World record in energy efficiency! - The new energy revolution?

Last week we travelled to Frankfurt to attend the inauguration ceremony of a new Cloud & Heat data centre. This is not an ordinary data center at all. Because: Cloud & Heat have developed an innovative hot water cooling system for their servers and thus created the most energy-efficient data center in the world. With this method, the server waste heat can be directly dissipated and used to heat real estate and provide hot water. To better understand the significance of this world record, we took a closer look and also explore whether this innovative system can be the impetus for a new energy revolution.


14 tips on how to showcase your website references
Today, a company can no longer survive without a web presence. The need for web designers and developers will therefore continue to increase, but of course the competition does not sleep either. For this reason, it is even more important that your website contains a meaningful portfolio of your work in order to stand out from other agencies or web designers. The colleagues at WPMUDEV have 14 measures and tips for you on how to best showcase your WordPress references.


25 of the most common mistakes with large WP sites
As your business scales and your WordPress site becomes bigger and more complex, various technical problems can arise. This is because many entrepreneurs forget to prepare their website for the growing demands, such as high traffic and increasing data traffic. Mario Peshev shows you the 25 most common mistakes of big WordPress sites and how to avoid them.


With "Delete Me" you arm yourself for the GDPR
An important part of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force in May 2018, is "the right to be forgotten" (GDPR , Article 17). The WordPress -Plugin "Delete Me" can help you implement this requirement. sites Because: Plugin -Admins can give all users, or only certain user roles, the right to delete their own account - including their posts, links and comments - with a few clicks. with a few clicks.

An initiative for secure code in WordPress
XWP has announced a new project called "Tide". The aim of the project is to create more transparency regarding the security of WP extensions by checking the code quality of Plugins and Themes as well as the integration of a "Tide Score" in the official Plugin- and Theme- directory. The WordPress community is also to be involved in the project, which is supported by Google and Automattic , among others.


How to become part of the WordPress Slack community
There are many ways to get involved in the WordPress community. However, there is one thing you will not be able to avoid: Slack . This popular messaging service is not only used to hold meetings, but also to plan and coordinate entire WordPress projects so that everyone worldwide can participate in the development of our favorite CMS. Since the registration is a bit complicated, Angelika Reisiger provides helpful step-by-step instructions. step-by-step guidehow to become part of the WP Slack community.

The session videos from the WCCGN are online
You couldn't be at WordCamp Cologne or the lectures you are most interested in ran parallel? No problem - just watch the sessions online! We were there with the talks "WP-Workflow optimization for local development", "Beyond Page Speed", "How to deal with difficult clients" and "Holacracy - Get rid of the bosses".

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