WordPress News Digest for Friday, April 1, 2016

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10 Conversion Rate Optimization Techniques You Can Test with Divi Leads – Divi Nation Short

By / — It’s no April Fools day prank, today’s Divi Nation Short contains ten Divi Quick Tips in one! All of which have to do with conversion rate optimization techniques that you can now test with Divi 2.7’s new feature Divi Leads.… More →

5 Free CSS Plugins for Live Editing Your WordPress Site

By / — Fine-tune the styling of your WordPress website with live editing. This roundup of free plugins highlights five of the best custom CSS plugins that include a built-in live preview of your changes as you type them. More →

BuddyPress 2.6 Development Kicks Off, David Cavins to Lead Release

By / — Development on BuddyPress 2.6 began this week with a meeting to set the schedule and scope for the release. The BuddyPress project recently moved to adopt release leads as part of the core development process. “The release lead gets a… More →

Fauxgo and Rickroll

By / — Learning by humor. More →

Features-as-Plugins First Transitions Into Features-as-Projects

By / — Last year, I identified key factors that suggested the features-as-plugins first model was falling apart. A lack of communication, direction, buy-in from core developers, and synchronized development between plugins on Github and WordPress.org were some of the contributing factors highlighted.… More →

Free Files For April 2016

By / — First of the month again so we get some more free files from Envato. Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files, here's the first free files for April 2016. Envato is a web marketplace where you can… More →

How to Add Better Summary in WordPress Posts with TLDR CTA

By / — Do you want to add a better summary for your WordPress posts with a unique call to action? Search engines prefer long form, keyword rich, and easy to read content. But your users may not scroll down to see your… More →

How to Customize Your eCommerce Shop with ShopIsle

By / — eCommerce shops are popping up all over the internet and for good reason. They offer customers a convenient way to make purchases and provide website owners a lucrative business opportunity. One of the best content management services (CMS) for setting… More →

In Case You Missed It – Issue 6

By / — There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into… More →

Is The New Javascript Based WordPress Complicating Things?

By / — The reasoning behind the new open source WordPress.com interface, named “Calypso,” is simple. The existing PHP codebase served the company… The post Is The New Javascript Based WordPress Complicating Things? appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Iterating on Feature Plugins

By / — This important post by WordPress core committer Helen Hou-Sandí reflects on the difficulties faced by WordPress’s feature plugin model, and suggests a transition to feature projects. This shift is meant to encourage a more thorough process of design and user… More →

Jetpack 3.9.6 Fixes Bug that Inserts Random Vimeo Videos into Comments

By / — Jetpack 3.9.5 was released yesterday with compatibilities for the upcoming WordPress 4.5 release and a handful of enhancements/bug fixes. Shortly after issuing the routine maintenance update, the Jetpack team began receiving reports of random, unwanted videos being added to the… More →

Joined Plesk

By / — A new chapter has started for me today, as I have started my first day working at Plesk. My main focus has always been building up my company till the day my old boss from 1&1 called my up. He… More →

New WordPress Themes You Will Be in Love With

By / — A great collection of photography website themes, as well as themes featuring texture border-sewn containers, clean styles for fashion websites, responsive photo galleries, material design style for blogging, organized thumbnails for news and magazines, responsive and drag and drop features for… More →

Show the Latest Featured Image from Featured Content

By / — For the latest ThemeShaper remake, we added Featured Content to Twenty Sixteen. That’s standard, but our design called for not showing the featured image of every post, but only the latest post. That image serves as a backdrop to our… More →

Today was the Contributor Day of WordCamp Torino…

By / — Today was the Contributor Day of WordCamp Torino. And I’m not exaggerating when saying it was an absolute success, not just for the Polyglots, but for all teams. Our very own Italian translate-godfather @wolly lead his team to great victory… More →

WP Ninjas Friday Roundup 4/1

By / — Welcome to this week’s Friday Roundup! We’ve got some catching up to do since the last roundup! I took some vacation time last week, so this week we’ll hit content from this week and last. When last I posted, the… More →

WordPress Questions & Answers — Draft podcast

By / — In this episode, Joe and Brian answer listeners' WordPress questions, from topics like Multisite, to understanding taxonomies versus posts, the state of the WordPress importer, and more. More →

bbPress 2.6 Expected Later This Year, Two Major Features Pushed Back to 2.7

By / — There hasn’t been a lot of news about bbPress lately but earlier this week on the project’s development blog, John James Jacoby provided a status update on the progress of 2.6 and what to expect for 2.7. According to the… More →