WordPress News Digest for Monday, February 1, 2016

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4.4.2 Release Candidate

By / — A Release Candidate for WordPress 4.4.2 is now available. This maintenance release is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 2, but first it needs your testing. This release fixes 17 issues reported against 4.4 and 4.4.1. WordPress 4.4 has thus far been downloaded… More →

Business Opportunities in the Growing WordPress Economy

By / — There are countless reasons why WordPress is so popular and manages to attract as many users as it does. Some people just want to get a website online as quickly and cheaply as possible, and more often than not, WordPress… More →

EP173 – Integrating Social into WordPress –

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we'll be discussing how to integrate social into your WordPress website. From like boxes to sharing and logins we'll discuss it all. Show airs Feb 1 at 11am PST / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC The… More →

Free Files For February 2016

By / — Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files, here's the first free files for February 2016. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My favourite marketplaces are the… More →

Getting a Job After Coding Bootcamp

By / — The past 6-8 months I’ve been seeing a new type of person applying for Automattic’s engineering positions that I hadn’t seen before, and I think it’s very interesting and promising but missing one key component. These applications usually have great cover… More →

Great Deal from CaptainForm – Get 20% Off Any Paid Plan

By / — CaptainForm is a WordPress form plugin developed by 123ContactForm in 2015. The plugin allows users to build and customize a wide range of forms, such as registration and order forms, surveys, quizzes, polls and more. It’s the only plugin in its… More →

How To Scale Content When You’re A Time-Poor CEO

By / — Any idiot can create content for a website. It’s really not that hard. I’ve written blog posts that took less than 20 minutes to put together, including proof reading and publishing on my website. Once you get the rhythm right,… More →

How to Add Google Calendar in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add a Google Calendar in your WordPress site? Google Calendar is one of the most useful apps. It allows you to manage your schedule, share events, and organize everything around you. In this article, we will… More →

Introduction to the WP REST API

By / — The WP REST API has proven to be one of the most major recent additions to WordPress. By allowing other apps and platforms to interact with WordPress the WP REST API can be used to create user experiences that once would… More →

Learning PHP, Deeply: 8 Resources for WordPress Developers

By / — JavaScript has been the language on everyone’s lips since WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg appealed to us to “Learn JavaScript, deeply”. But what does that mean for PHP, the language WordPress has essentially been built with? More →

Need A Staging Site Restored? We’ve Got Your Back(ups)!

By / — You never need a backup until something goes wrong. But when something does go awry, a backup point can be the difference between having to start over from scratch or just a few minutes of lost work (and it can… More →

Speaking at WordCamp London 2016

By / — It is the time of year again where WordCamp London is taking place very soon and I am delighted to announce that I have been kindly selected to speak at the event. My talk is titled “Publishing a Plugin on… More →

The Only WordPress Blog Post Checklist You’ll Ever Need (And How to Implement It)

By / — You’ve read that solid web content, more than any other factor, determines the success of your website. But what determines whether or… The post The Only WordPress Blog Post Checklist You’ll Ever Need (And How to Implement It) appeared first on Best… More →

Torque Weekly Digest: 02/01/16

By / — Here we provide a weekly recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community. Here are some of last week’s top stories from Torque:… More →

Touch a File (Before Creating It)

By / — If you do any type of WordPress development for clients, then you're likely familiar with having to work within many different environments. Sure, the backend of each system may be very similar: That is, they are all running on some… More →

WP JSON API Challenges

By / — My experience with the JSON API has been a failure to launch, mostly because my preconceived notions were wrong. All wrong. More →