WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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Agenda for November 3rd Support Meeting

By / — General Announcements Testing WordPress 4.7 Beta 1 Continue to Test the New Forum Theme Publicly Posted Requests for Private Information Checkin with International Support Liaisons For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring… More →

NaNoWriMo 2016 Kicks Off Today: Write Your Novel with WordPress

By / — NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) today kicks off its 18th year helping writers achieve their creative goals. The online event is organized by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that encourages participants to work towards writing a 50,000-word novel. Writers commit to… More →

Beware of Links to Baidu in Skype Messages

By / — I recently logged into Skype and received two messages from people who I haven’t spoken too in years. Both messages contained a URL to Baidu with my Skype username at the end. I immediately became suspicious and after a cursory… More →

Why Your Site Needs SSL Security [White Paper]

By / — Your WordPress site is a vital part of your business. Keeping your site secure should be a top priority. When launched, you’re exposing your site to everyday threats and attacks, which could turn into a nightmare due to unforeseen circumstances (like… More →

How to Add Avatars to Your WordPress Site with Gravatar

By / — Avatars – graphical representations of computer users – help to define a person’s online identity. WordPress calls them Globally Recognized… The post How to Add Avatars to Your WordPress Site with Gravatar appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Announcing the 2017 WordPress Hosting Review!

By / — WPShout’s annual Hosting Review provides a genuine, community-driven look at how well people like their WordPress hosts. More →

Orion Dashboard Development

By / — For the past few weeks we have been working on improving our Orion dashboard, and introducing bits and bobs that will give you more flexibility and a better user experience. We have listened to your feedback, and introduced some new… More →

Plugged In: Social Media Plugins

By / — Welcome to Plugged In, where we take a look at some of the most popular WordPress plugins in various categories. This week, we look into the best plugins for adding social media functionality to your WordPress site. (For more information… More →

WordPress JSON Encoding For Ajax

By / — WordPress JSON encoding is something that's really easy to do, but easy to forget if you're not familiar with the available API functions. WordPress JSON Encoding For Ajax was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then… More →

Free Files For November 2016

By / — Start of the month again so we get some more free files from Envato. Each month the Envato marketplace brings… More →

How to write a high-quality and SEO-friendly blog post

By / — Writing blog posts that are both nice and easy to read as well as SEO-friendly can be daunting. For some people, SEO-friendly content and high-quality content even seem contradictory. In this post, I’ll explain the three important steps you need… More →

Upfront Gets Full WooCommerce Compatibility (and You Can Download and Keep It for Free!)

By / — We heard that you were looking for a set of WooCommerce themes that you could easily customize with drag and drop functionality, and you could also download and keep for free. Well, guess what? You just found them! With all new… More →

How to Display Relative Dates in WordPress

By / — Do you want to display relative dates on your WordPress site? Relative dates are used on many popular social media websites like Twitter and Facebook. Instead of showing the date timestamps, these websites show how long ago something was posted.… More →

Wrestle Crate September 2016 – Unboxing

By / — Today we’re looking at another unboxing, but this one is slightly different, this is Wrestle Crate. Wrestle Crate have recently started including exclusive PROGRESS Wrestling merchandise in their boxes, PROGRESS being my favourite wrestling company in the world right now. I thought… More →

Make Money with WordPress: The Ultimate List of WordPress Business Ideas

By / — Ready to strike out and start your own business? If you have experience working with the world’s most popular content management system, you may want to consider exploring new ways you can make money with WordPress. 30 Ways to Make… More →

WooCommerce Subscriptions: An Insider’s Look At eCommerce Subscription Plans

By / — Nowadays, consumer-buying habits are trending towards hassle free shopping experiences. This means less brick-and-mortar store shopping, and much more online shopping. In response, many website owners are opening up eCommerce shops to sell products to their followers, are marketing to… More →