WordPress News Digest for Monday, December 1, 2014

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10+ Free WordPress Plugins to Add Christmas Cheer to Your Site

By / — The countdown to Christmas has begun! As stores crank up the Christmas carols and homes are decorated with beautiful Christmas trees covered in lights, baubles and tinsel, there’s no reason why you can’t deck out your website with boughs of holly.… More →

A Look at the Plugin Related Posts for WordPress

By / — I know what you are asking. Another plugin for related posts? And a premium one at that? Well, when someone I know and trust, such as the developer Barry Kooij comes out with a premium version of Related Posts for WordPress, I… More →

A look at Twenty Fifteen, the new WordPress default theme

By / — Christmas is coming early in WordPressland this year, with WordPress 4.1 slated for release early this month. As exciting as this piece of news already is, it gets even better. The developers are putting together an extra present: […] The post A look… More →

Being Smart Cures Headaches

By / — Just something everyone should know and use in their development. plugins_url(). More →

Case study: Dark Horse

By / — WooThemes tend to have a soft spot for anything South African and Dark Horse is no exception. I met co-founder, Jarrad Nelson at The Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town last year and heard a little of their story (whilst drooling over… More →

Cool Giveaway from StyledThemes – Grab One of Two Yearly Memberships

By / — Today we partnered up with StyledThemes to offer you to participate in this great giveaway. You can win one of two theme memberships worth $120 each. With these memberships you will have a full year access to premium themes, detailed written… More →

EP114 – WordPress Plugins we loved (and not so much) in 2014

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we'll be sharing with you our list of favorite and hated WordPress plugins of 2014. Show aired Dec 1 at 11am PST / 2pm EST / 7PM UTC The post EP114 – WordPress Plugins we… More →

Gravity Forms: A Complete Forms Solution for WordPress

By / — Gravity Forms is a premium plugin that lets you manage, distribute and connect your forms on your WordPress site. I’ve been using it for a few years now across multiple sites, and in that time, the plugin has continued to… More →

How to Develop a Unique Selling Proposition for Your WordPress Theme

By / — WordPress theme sellers, just like all other businesses, need to develop a unique selling proposition. With the aid of a USP, marketing becomes a lot more focused and productive. More →

How to Move Comments Between WordPress Posts

By / — Recently one of our users asked us how they can move comments from one WordPress post to another. You can always create a new version of an old WordPress post however if the old post has comments, then there is… More →

Mean People Fail – Do they Really?

By / — This past weekend I was reading Paul Graham most recent article, Mean People Fail. If you don’t know who Paul Graham is, and you’re in the tech startup world, do some homework. He’s one of the most influential minds in the space today, followed by… More →

Nested Pages for WordPress: An Intuitive Drag-and-Drop Interface for Managing Pages

By / — When WordPress is used as a CMS, pages are one of the most common ways for structuring content that doesn’t require the use of taxonomies. Unlike posts, pages are not arranged chronologically, but are instead interrelated with other pages by… More →

On WordPress Plugins and Extensions

By / — From a consumer perspective, WordPress is as attractive as it is because of the number of plugins that exist for it. From a developer perspective, WordPress is as attractive as it is because of how easy it is to extend… More →

Save Time by Adding Inline Content Editing to WordPress with the WordPress Front-end Editor Plugin

By / — In a recent post we covered a way to make it easier for your visitors to find more of your content by improving the WordPress search tool. Today we are going to take a look at another plugin which can… More →

This week’s meeting will be at 18:00 UTC…

By / — This week’s meeting will be at 18:00 UTC in #themereview tomorrow (Tuesday) As we talked about last week the topic this week will be ‘Hooks’. What ones should be include, what ones shouldn’t we? This came about from the talk… More →

WP Post Type Meta WordPress Plugin

By / — Working with custom post types for the last 3 or 4 years has on the whole been great. However there was always one thing that I found lacking and that was the lack of an (editable) post type description. Therefore… More →

WordPress Cyber Monday

By / — If you’re looking for WordPress deals, check out this roundup of Cyber Monday deals over at Colorlib. Two in particular we’re aware of: Flywheel is taking 50% off its annual plans, and WP Engine is effectively taking 33% off with… More →