WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2017

WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2017 was just concluded recently. It was my first WordCamp and also the first WordCamp in Malaysia after seven years. It was held at the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, a gorgeous hotel in the Bukit Bintang area.

So how was the WordCamp? Read on further after the break as I break my WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2017 into various sections. This includes how my experience went, the pros, the cons and finally, the conclusion.

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday WordPress Deals 2016

Black Friday Cyber Monday WordPress Deals & Coupons

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are periods of time when Thanksgiving happen and sales occur throughout the United States. Interestingly, during this period of time, a number of WordPress companies participate as well. If you are looking for a conclusive Black Friday / Cyber Monday WordPress deals list, look no further as we bring scour the web to bring you the best of WordPress sales after the break

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BackupBuddy 7 Coming Soon

If you’re a heavy WordPress user like myself, you would appreciate the news that BackupBuddy 7 will be released soon. For many years, WordPress users are forced to either manually backup their sites or use something like VaultPress, which is more of a service.

Backup solutions like UpdraftPlus and BackupBuddy worked for smaller sites or larger sites with more powerful servers. If you were on a crappy server with limited resources, you would probably have experienced timeouts and incomplete backups. While this is frustrating for everyday use, it can cause your site to be broken for good if your site gets hacked and the backup does not work.

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Going To A Web Development BootCamp In Malaysia

We have been quiet recently. It is not because we have decided not to write anymore on WordPress, but because I’m now at a web development bootcamp in Malaysia.

Organised by NextAcademy and MaGIC, the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, the bootcamp has been anything but easy. Long hours, frustration and irritation with code mingle with the joy of having your code work, the friendship made and the realisation you are one step closer to fulfilling your ambition makes this bootcamp enjoyable, to say the least.

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WooCommerce Acquired By Automattic

If you haven’t heard it yet, WooCommerce was just acquired by Automattic, the people behind Wordpress. With this acquisition Wordpress jumps immediately into the ecommerce scene without needing to build a system themselves nor compete with WooCommerce.

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Chargebee WooCommerce extension might be released soon

Here is a TechGarage exclusive. Chargebee might be coming to WooCommerce soon! What’s the big deal about it? Chargebee is the leading subscription engine worldwide, so much so that it is far more advanced than WooCommerce’s very own Subscription extension, which is available at USD 199, with a yearly recurring fee of 50% the original price.

Read on after the break to find out more about Chargebee.

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