WordPress News Digest for Thursday, November 3, 2016

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Attributes for Resource Hints in 4.7

By / — WordPress 4.6 added support for Resource Hints, a W3C specification that “defines the dns-prefetch, preconnect, prefetch, and prerender relationships of the HTML Link Element ()”. These can be used to assist the browser in the decision process of which origins it should… More →

New Post Type Labels in 4.7

By / — In WordPress 4.7, two additional labels have been made available for custom post types. These get passed in via the labels argument when using register_post_type(). The following labels are new: view_items – The post type archive label used in the toolbar on the edit screen.… More →

November 3rd Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcement Please take the official WordPress 2016 Survey. WordPress 4.7 Beta 1 The first WordPress 4.7 Beta is here, so please start testing. If you don’t have any room on your own server or hosting account, there are some great… More →

How to Cover Your Ass-ets with Managed WordPress Backups

By / — Imagine for a moment that your hosting provider has suffered a massive server failure and completely lost every trace of your WordPress website(s). Once you stop hyperventilating, think about how you’ll repair the damage. Will you be able to quickly… More →

Post Type Templates in 4.7

By / — WordPress has supported custom page templates for over 12 years, allowing developers to create various layouts for specific pages. While this feature is very helpful, it has always been limited to the ‘page’ post type and not was not available… More →

WP Mayor to Attend Web Summit in Lisbon Next Week

By / — The WP Mayor team will be attending the Web Summit conference in Lisbon next week. We are looking forward to seeing what's new in tech and also meeting people in the WordPress space. Last year we partied with our friends… More →

Automated Client Report Is Live

By / — The Automated Client Report is out, and it’s now a part of the Advanced Client Report. In the previous article we looked at how to set up scheduling, the cost and perks. There are a few more hidden gems I want to… More →

Post-purchase emails to send to holiday customers

By / — Don't let your relationship with holiday shoppers end at the order receipt. Here are post-purchase emails you can try to bring them back again and again. The post Post-purchase emails to send to holiday customers appeared first on WooCommerce. More →

Anne Rice shared my essay

By / — This is one of those things you’re supposed to screenshot, right? An aspiring novelist should probably print and frame it. If you’re interested in the essay, here you go: Religion in the Vampire Motif. The post Anne Rice shared my… More →

Let Your Customers Pay with Amazon on Your WooCommerce Store – BobWP

By / — If you have a WooCommerce online store, why not give your customers the option to purchase products from a source they know and trust. More →

How To Selectively Share a Draft in WordPress

By / — A pretty common problem in WordPress is that you have a draft of a post or page that you want to share with someone (who doesn’t have a login to your WordPress site). By default, sharing a draft link in… More →

Playing your own game

By / — Earlier this week, we rebranded and relaunched Receiptful as Conversio. This was ultimately a project that represented our own evolution and what we had learnt about ourselves in the last 2 years since we first launched. See… In those two… More →

Enhance online shopping with eCommerce filters

By / — Online shops rarely sell just a few products. If your shop has a few hundred or a thousand articles, it might help if you offered your customers a filtering option. You must do whatever you can to help your customer… More →

Hustle Update – E-Newsletter Sync, Local Emails, Infusionsoft & Mad Mimi Integrations

By / — Welcome to Thursday and another awesome new Hustle release. And this one’s not only about absolutely cracking new third party integrations, but also about how you can now manage your entire email marketing campaign right from your own WordPress install, giving you full… More →

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 6.7

By / — The WordPress for iOS 6.7 beta will be available for testing on TestFlight soon. Not part of the beta program yet? Please sign up for our TestFlight program to request to join as a beta tester. What to Test 1. iPad… More →

14 Best Collaboration Tools for Web Designers

By / — Web design work is no walk in the park. You not only need to keep track of what clients want, you also need to figure out the best way to implement their wishes within an attractive design. Add other designers to… More →

9 Plugins to Upgrade the WordPress Search Experience

By / — It wasn’t that long ago that my then-3rd grader announced his intention to do a project for school on a bent-a-wrong. Certain that he had completely butchered the pronunciation of something relatively normal, I asked him to repeat himself. “Bent-a-wrong” came out… More →

What’s Coming in WordPress 4.7 (Features and Screenshots)

By / — The beta version of WordPress 4.7 arrived last week. We have been following the development closely, and we are excited to report that final version is expected to be released around December 6th, 2016. In this article, we will highlight… More →

How to Install WordPress Locally on Your Mac with MAMP

By / — There’s a popular saying among entrepreneurs that you should try to break things first, so that you can make them better. But if the thing we’re talking about is your WordPress site, then you’d better handle it with care, because… More →

The Perfect Church WordPress Theme – One Church

By / — Introducing the One Church WordPress theme, a responsive design with drag-and-drop content, sermons, locations, service times, staff, and event management. This theme is powered by the Church Theme Content plugin and Church Theme Framework to create a powerful, dynamic and… More →