WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

View Archive / Subscribe to Newsletter / Digest RSS Feed

This week’s design meeting agenda for March 2nd

By / — This week’s chat is happening . This weeks agenda is: Topics for community summit: what are important to discuss there? What are better done before and can be done remote without needing the space of the summit. Anything else? Feel… More →

How to Make Your Corporate Blog Work for You, Plus WordPress Themes to Help

By / — In my dictionary, “corporate” means boring and a corporate blog therefore, means a boring blog. After all a corporate is… The post How to Make Your Corporate Blog Work for You, Plus WordPress Themes to Help appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Customizer survey results

By / — A little while ago a Customizer survey was run. A series of questions were asked and now the results are in. The survey had 50 responses in the end, all take anonymously through the form in the post. How often… More →

The Story of an Expired WHOIS Server

By / — We write quite often about SEO spam injections on compromised websites, but this is the first time we have seen this blackhat tactic spreading into the WHOIS results for a domain name. If you are not familiar with “WHOIS“, it… More →

How to Create and Use the “Ken Burns Effect” within Divi

By / — The “Ken Burns Effect” was named after American Documentarian Ken Burns for the way he made still images seem to come alive in his movies through a combination of panning and zooming techniques. The effect’s popularity has grown to extend… More →

Week in Core, February 22nd – 28th, 2017

By / — Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [40101-40141]. Here are the highlights: 41 commits 46 contributors 76 tickets created 21 tickets reopened 71 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The… More →

Insights for WordPress Themes by Freemius

By / — Thanks to some information and exchange with Vova, I'm happy to share info on Freemius Insights for WordPress Themes. Insights for WordPress Themes by Freemius was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's… More →

Metadata and SEO part 1: the head section

By / — Metadata is all the information about a page that you send to a search engine that isn’t visible to your visitors. There seems to be some misunderstanding about this, as most of the articles I read about SEO metadata seem to… More →

REST API On This Day

By / — Extending the existing API to do another thing. The post REST API On This Day appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to Use Video on Your WordPress Site in 2017

By / — Back in 2009, WordPress added video embedding capabilities into their 2.9 update. A lot has changed since then. Take the latest WordPress 4.7 release, for instance. The new Twenty Seventeen theme now automatically comes with a built-in video header option.… More →

A Chat with Dale Reardon on My Disability Matters – BobWP

By / — In today's show we talk about Dale's challenges as a visually impaired person creating websites and the contributions he is making to the web both with support for the disabled and accessibility. More →

How to Obscure Your Site’s Login Page Without a Plugin

By / — WordPress is a popular target because it used by tens of millions of people. It’s no secret that the default login page can be found by going to wp-admin, or wp-login.php. This article shows you how to manually obscure your site’s… More →

7 Ways to Take Content Curation to the Next Level

By / — One of the biggest disadvantages of content marketing is finding the time to produce quality content. As an online business owner, there are hundreds of other things that you need to take care of. That said, creative content production is… More →

7 Expectations Customers Have of Your Store

By / — This is a guest post from Patrick Foster of EcommerceTips.org. Patrick loves to help struggling eCommerce businesses and brands connect with their ‘why’ more — whether it’s through content, social media, or design. Got a beautiful store? Can’t wait to… More →

HackerOne Launches Free Community Edition for Non-Commercial Open Source Projects

By / — HackerOne, the vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform, has launched a new Community Edition for open source projects. The company is built around the notion that, “given enough eyeballs, all vulnerabilities are shallow.” HackerOne announced a $40 million round of… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for March 1st (4.7.3 week 5)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : 4.7.3 RC & call for testing Core submission for Community Summit Browser support summary from @desrosj Editor team reminder on Gutenberg UI & GitHub General announcements If you have anything… More →