WordPress News Digest for Friday, October 2, 2015

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10 Awesome Things WordPress Can Do

By / — I’ve always been a fan of the amazing things WordPress can do. In almost every online venture I undertake, I… The post 10 Awesome Things WordPress Can Do appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

18 Top Responsive Social Sharing Plugins for WordPress

By / — Social sharing plugins are a key way of getting the word out about your content. But if you don't pay close attention, it's easy to install a plugin that won't look great on mobile. So today we run through 18… More →

A Classic Chris Lema Keynote

By / — Chris Lema’s Keynote from last year’s WordCamp Grand Rapids crossed my path, and it’s worth the watch. In this one, Chris reminds us of the importance of relationships in our work with WordPress. Not only does building relationships help real… More →

A Curated Compilation of Quality Freebies and Tools for Your next Project

By / — Here we go with this amazing collection of brand-new web and graphic design resources that will take your next project to a different level. Scroll down and discover cool icons, frameworks, JavaScript plugins, unique mockups and much more. Feel free… More →

Apple News: Only Our News Fits

By / — Rant: Apple News is all the news that fits, except the news you can't have. More →

From Kubrick to Twenty Sixteen: A History of WordPress Default Themes

By / — Starting from version 2.1, WordPress has aimed to ship a new release every three to four months, and one release per year comes bundled with an exciting new default WordPress theme. The arrival of a new default theme is always… More →

How to Add Sweet and Spicey Recipes to Your Site with SimmerWP

By / — Add a dash of salt here, and a 1/4 cup of paprika there, simmer up some salmon, chicken or beef…and presto! Food blogs and restaurant sites are nothing without recipes, and it’s becoming easier and easier to become a chef… More →

Howdy Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Howdy Polyglots! I am the plugin author for PushAll – https://wordpress.org/plugins/pushall/. We have a number of great translation editors that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin(s). Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors… More →

Howdy Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Howdy Polyglots! I am the plugin author for Really Simple Image Widget – https://wordpress.org/plugins/really-simple-image-widget/ Date Today Nepali – https://wordpress.org/plugins/date-today-nepali/ Woocommerce Product Tabs – https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce-product-tabs/ Source Affix – https://wordpress.org/plugins/source-affix/ NS Featured Posts – https://wordpress.org/plugins/ns-featured-posts/ NS Category Widget – https://wordpress.org/plugins/ns-category-widget/ eSewa Payment… More →

I don’t care how much your app cost to make

By / — There’s been a lot of chatter (again) about Tapbots charging for a Tweetbot update. This happens every time Tapbots releases anything it seems. They lead the market in charging for their products, and people decry the prices or that they charge… More →

Jetpack 3.7.2 Patches Two Security Vulnerabilities

By / — Jetpack 3.7.2 is available for download and patches two security vulnerabilities. The first is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the contact form due to improper input sanitation that affects Jetpack 3.7.0 and below. Marc-Alexandre Montpas of Sucuri is credited with… More →

Support Team meetup summary for October 1st

By / — Items discussed at yesterday’s Support Team meetup. Reminder: Slack is public and logged Please remember that the Slack sessions are logged and public. Very public. It’s easy to forget that and make a comment about someone who will see it… More →

The Top 100 Active WordPress Themes and Plugins on GoDaddy’s Hosting Network

By / — It was a warm, sunny afternoon in Tempe, AZ as I walked with a group of GoDaddy employees on our way to lunch during Pressnomics 3 earlier this year. It’s the first time I met Mendel Kurland, Christopher Carfi, and… More →

Update on Twenty Sixteen

By / — Everyone has done amazing work getting Twenty Sixteen ready to be brought into core. This year, has seen some experimentation in the way we work by using GitHub. It’s always interesting to explore new ways of working and look at… More →

Video Recap: Josh Pollock On Finely Tuned Consultant

By / — This week on “Finely Tuned Consultant,” we spoke with Josh Pollock about his recent eBook, The Ultimate Guide to the WordPress REST API, and his recent appearances at WordCamp Tampa and WordCamp Vegas where he discussed extending the WordPress REST API.… More →

Weekly WordPress News: RIP Alex King

By / — Some very sad news this week was Alex King’s passing after a battle with Cancer, my thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time. Alex was a core contributor to WordPress and fundamental in helping it… More →

Why I Recommend SearchWP

By / — For a few years now, I've been using SearchWP on this and on a few other sites I've either built or had a hand in improving. Most people who are active in the WordPress development space are aware of this… More →

WooCommerce reaches 10M downloads, powers 30% of online stores

By / — It seems like just yesterday that we’d reached 7 million downloads of WooCommerce. Actually, it was just a few short months ago that we hit that big milestone. “How long,” we all wondered, “would it take us to hit 10 million?” Well… More →

WordPress.com User Experience

By / — I’m embellishing a bit here, and experienced WordPress users may think the Admin Dashboard is obvious, but try to imagine how this process feels to someone who’s never used WordPress? How would they know that customize isn’t the website editor?… More →