WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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9 Useful Divi CSS Snippets You Can Add To ePanel In Seconds

By / — As an experienced developer, you might feel that Divi would constrain you from flexing your CSS muscles. However, you’d be wrong. While Divi was built to be easy for users to pick up even if they have little experience with WordPress,… More →

A Day of REST Conference Successful, 81% Would Attend Again

By / — Last weekend more than 200 developers gathered in London for a niche conference devoted to the WordPress REST API. A Day of REST featured speakers from around the world who are building applications with the REST API at companies like… More →

A Guided Tour of Calypso, WordPress.com’s Desktop App

By / — If you've been reading about Calypso, the new system for managing your WordPress site from Automattic, you may be wondering how it works and what's different from the familiar WordPress admin screens. Here's our guided tour, complete with plenty of… More →

Adding Google Maps to WordPress – How to Integrate Google Maps with Your Site

By / — A contact page should be a must-have for a website. Presenting your visitors detailed information about yourself and your business will make them trust you more and will ease their way to getting in touch with you.  Here's how to… More →

Changing Themes? Transfer SEO Settings with SEO Data Transporter

By / — SEO Data Transporter allows you to transfer your inputs SEO data from one theme/plugin to another. We all know how difficult it can be to switch themes or dump plugins. The fact that themes and plugins store their inputs SEO… More →

Free Theme Release from WPLift: Martial, A Modern Blog Theme with WooCommerce Support

By / — Yesterday we launched a brand new theme over at ThemeFurnace named Martial. We designed this with a traditional blog layout aimed at bloggers, writers, photographers and other content creators. The theme has a large “hero” header area where you can… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for WP Slimstat. We have a number of great translation editors who contribute .po files via email. Most of them don’t have accounts on WordPress.org. Please add me as translation editor for the… More →

Hi I manage several websites running WP and…

By / — Hi, I manage several websites running WP and am happy to contribute with my hours and skills to help translate WordPress into czech. Grown in Czech, living in Australia. Please authorise bboydewil for further translations CSEN. Thank you. More →

In the polyglots chat of January 20th we…

By / — In the polyglots chat of January 20th, we briefly discussed pinging the GTEs of locales that are behind. See https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/2016/01/20/notes-from-the-polyglots-chat-on-jan-20th/. Unfortunately it took me quite a bit longer than intended to find the time to do so. My apologies. Below… More →

Learn WordPress. It’s Easy! (Except It’s Not.)

By / — When it comes to what it means to learn WordPress, and depending on who you talk to, you're going to find one of two answers: – WordPress has a steep learning curve. – WordPress has a small learning curve. You… More →

Monetizing your blog (part 1)

By / — Just writing a blog post every day does not pay the bills. For some bloggers, the ultimate goal for their blog is to be able to make a living out of it. But in what ways can you actually make… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on Feb 3rd

By / — Locale stats Releases: 158 locales. 50 locales up to date. 9 locales behind by minor versions. 10 locales behind by one major version. 19 locales behind more than one major version. 55 locales have a site but never released. 15… More →

Our BobWP Giveaway Winners: Nonprofits Doing Amazing Work – BobWP

By / — We partnered with companies and individuals in the WordPress community to give hard-working nonprofits the gift of WordPress education. The post Our BobWP Giveaway Winners: Nonprofits Doing Amazing Work appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The Time!             CommentsHey Devin,… More →

Packaging and Shipping Resource Folders

By / — No, I don’t mean resources to get help. Have you ever opened a plugin or theme and seen a folder that says bower_components or node_modules? Yeah, I hate those. I don’t hate Bower or Node, I use them quite a… More →

Plugin Review “Inconsistencies”

By / — A few people have complained that they feel the review process is inconsistent. I’d like to take a moment to explain exactly why that happens. The tl;dr is, of course, humans make mistakes. But if you really want to understand… More →

Quality Vs Price In Web Hosting And The Power Of GeoIP

By / — When it comes to selecting a WordPress hosting provider, there are many factors to consider, including the quality and cost of its services. So often by going with the cheaper alternative, quality is sacrificed. The ToolTester Network learned this the hard… More →

Thar be a WP REST API meeting tomorrow

By / — Curious as to when the WP REST API endpoints will land in WordPress core? Me too! We’re meeting to discuss the State of the REST API just under 24 hours from now in #core-restapi on Slack: The primary points of… More →

Why Public WiFi is a Public Health Hazard

By / — Since a lot of us who work from WordPress also work remotely, it can be tempting to mix up your routine and take your to do list to a public space. As someone who often works better in a bustling… More →