WordPress News Digest for Friday, May 2, 2014

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5 WordPress Checklist Plugins to Keep You on Track

By / — Stay on track with this list of checklists plugin. More →

A Better Planet Update: New Sources Added, Dead Ones Removed

By / — Last year I created “A Better Planet” which aimed to be a fresher and more relevant version of the Planet WordPress feed which seems to be a closed system and is rarely if ever updated. My idea was to hold… More →

Bad Browser Complacency

By / — Keeping up with the Joneses is about supporting more and embracing change. More →

Best Real Estate WordPress Themes

By / — Create an awesome Real Estate website to showcase property listings, houses for sale or rentals with some of the best Real Estate WordPress themes out there. The post Best Real Estate WordPress Themes appeared first on Best Premium & Free… More →

How to Accept Guest Posts Without Allowing Dashboard Access

By / — It’s a pretty common occurrence nowadays to set up a WordPress site with multiple authors. These authors contribute posts on a regular schedule, adding value and diversity to sites all across the web in every industry. Typically, these authors are… More →

How to Insert Ads within your Post Content in WordPress

By / — Have you seen blogs that has ads inside their post content? Most beginners wonder whether these sites insert ads manually when they write the content, or if there is a special code for this. This article will show you a… More →

Memory Bank: Blogging with Dementia

By / — Imagine for a second not being able to recall the names of paintings, songs, or places you once loved. Try to picture yourself being confused about how to fry an egg, or in what order to […] More →

Nerd Nomads – Geeking Out On Travel With Divi!

By / — This post is part of our Customer Spotlight series. If you have an interesting story to tell and would like to share your experience with WordPress and Elegant Themes on our blog, please contact us! I am Maria Wulff Hauglann, a computer specialist… More →

Support Team Update for May 1st

By / — Items discussed in this week’s #wordpress-sfd chat. 3.9.1 soon Andrew Nacin confirmed WordPress 3.9.1 should be out soon and there may be a release candidate. With a minor point release patch, Advanced Image Styles and TinyMCE Color Picker plugins that may… More →

The Logo for the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate

By / — As discussed earlier last month, the next version of the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate is currently in development. For those who are interested: You can find the current stable version on GitHub. The develop branch to which the core team and I… More →

The Mina Olen Free WordPress Theme Experiment

By / — Sami Keijonen, founder of Foxnet Themes, is not happy with his theme sales, which total $1400 since early 2013. His Kultalusikka theme is the sales leader, with just 15 purchases. Keijonen has one theme for sale on WordPress.com, which was… More →

The Weekly WordPress News, Tutorials & Resources Roundup No.67

By / — This is our (sort of ) weekly WordPress news roundup post, you can view previous news roundups on this tag. I also post frequent WordPress links on Twitter all week, follow WPLIft here if you are on Twitter. Our facebook… More →

Update for WP Engine Customers Using Google Webmaster Tools

By / — Google has been crawling sites via HTTPS for some time. However, more recently Google has changed some messaging in their Google Webmaster Tools, relating to sites that use SSL. This change has caused some confusion. We want to reassure you… More →


By / — This little page, which I found from Jeff Chandler over at the Tavern, is a good one-page resource for someone new to the making of WordPress themes. All the major functions you’ll feel a need to use in your theme files are listed… More →

WordPress Cheat Sheet For Commonly Used Template Functions

By / — If you find yourself constantly referring to the Codex or searching for a commonly used template function, consider bookmarking this WordPress Cheat Sheet created by Trevor Niemi. Launched in February of this year, Niemi created the site after seeing a… More →

WordPress Query Monitor Plugin Crosses 10,000 Downloads

By / — The Query Monitor plugin was released by John Blackbourn in late November of 2013 and became an instant hit with WordPress developers. It’s racked up 25 five-star reviews on WordPress.org and today crossed the 10,000 download mark, which doesn’t even… More →

WordPress Social Sharing Optimization Pro Plugin Review

By / — WordPRess Social Sharing Optimization Pro is a plugin that aims to help your content get more exposure on the social networks, resulting in more shares, +1s, tweets, pins, likes, and ultimately more traffic back to your website. The WPSSO plugin works… More →

WordPress for Android 2.8 Released, New Beta Testers Needed

By / — WordPress for Android shipped its 2.8 release late last night. This milestone includes 55 closed issues. This release is packed full of many small bug fixes, better language support, and performance improvements. Here are the highlights: App startup time has… More →