Welcome to this weeks RunCloud RoundUp, if you receive this newsburst in your email inbox then you should be noticing the redesign… Shout out to Kam for the great work, we hope you like it!
From the blog this week we have a look at setting yourself up for hosting WordPress multisite on a RunCloud managed server from Liew. Then Liew also shows us how to set up WildCard Subdomains, all in all, if you want to do Multisite then Liew has got you covered.
In other news, SendGrid has been bought by Twilio, VestaCP has been compromised (again), Paul Allen has died, and ACF have introduced an ACF Gutenberg Block (to the rescue), and more.
In the tutorials we take a close look at using the JSON:API with Bjorn Brala, Josh Pollock shows us how to develop with React for Gutenberg, and Brendt has a tutorial on Laravel domains, along with a bunch of other good stuff.
How to Create Wildcard Subdomain for Unlimited Subsites
What is Wildcard subdomain Wildcard subdomain is a wildcard (catch-all) DNS record that will match request for non-existent subdomains. It is specified by a “*” as part of the domain name, example: *.yourdomain.com. With wildcard subdomain setup, you do not need to create a DNS record for each subdomain.Read More
How to Create WordPress Multisite Network on RunCloud
In this WordPress tutorial, you will learn how to create create your own network of WordPress sites using WordPress Multisite feature. What is WordPress Multisite? WordPress Multisite is a feature that allows multiple sites to share a single WordPress installation forming a network of sites.Read More
Development News from Across the PHP World and Beyond
Twilio acquires email API platform SendGrid for $2 billion in stock
TechCrunch | Frederic Lardinois
Twilio, announced their plan to acquire the API-centric email platform SendGrid for about $2 billion in an all-stock transaction. The birth of an all in one developer centric communications platform?Read More
VESTA - Open source web hosting software compromised with DDoS malware
ZDNet | Catalin Cimpanu
VestaCP, an open-source hosting panel software admitted yesterday to a security breach during which an unknown hacker contaminated the project's source code with malware that logs passwords, open shells, and can launch DDoS attacks.Read More
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65
The Verge | Jacob Kastrenakes
Microsoft co-founder, technology Venture Capitalist, and instigator of the two button mouse, Paul Allen has died. He was 65. Allen said earlier this month that he was being treated for the Hodgkin’s lymphoma.Read More
ACF 5.8 – Introducing ACF Blocks for Gutenberg
ACF Blog | Eric Karkovack
The Gutenberg revolution, or Gutenpocalypse is almost upon use, which depends upon how you feel about the new WordPress editor. But whatever, ACF has come strong out of the blocks with a fantastic integration.Read More