WordPress News Digest for Thursday, February 4, 2016

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5 Fantastic Plugins for Social Media Sharing and WordPress

By / — Practically everywhere you go on the web, those little social media sharing buttons follow you. They’re like a puppy who’s just sure you have a treat in your pocket. They greet you at the beginning of webpages, follow you with… More →

At WP Engine, Technical Support Isn’t A Dirty Word

By / — It’s easy to think that being on the Technical Support team at WP Engine means days and nights spent troubleshooting WordPress sites. And while as a company we do indeed do that 24/7, that’s nowhere near the charter of our… More →

Beginner’s Guide on How to Add Business Hours in WordPress

By / — Do you want to display your business hours on your WordPress site? Displaying your open hours on your website can help customers make an appointment or plan their visit accordingly. In this article, we will show you how to add… More →

Core Dev chat notes for Feb 3

By / — Announcements @danielbachhuber announced a WP REST API meeting, happening tomorrow in #core-restapi on Slack: . Full details are posted on the make/core blog. A reminder that the feature plugin decision deadline is coming up next week, Feb 10th. For the “Field Guide”… More →

Creating Mega Menus in the Storefront Theme – BobWP

By / — If you are using WooCommerce and the Storefront theme, check out this extension to help you build mega menus with ease and creativity. The post Creating Mega Menus in the Storefront Theme appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The Time!… More →

February 4th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — WordPress 4.4.2 While there are no new common issues for 4.4.2 yet, though it would appear that the fix for 4.4.1’s pagination issue didn’t quite hit all cases. Pagination still breaks if a static front page is set with a… More →

Hi Polyglots I would like to request becoming…

By / — Hi Polyglots, I would like to request becoming a GTE at the Danish team (#da_DK). I tried contacting(mail/Slack) several GTE’s at the Danish team without success. I have translated plugins into Danish for about 9 years now and the new… More →

How To: Extend WooCommerce Reporting with Product Sales and Item Order Report Plugins

By / — Today we are looking at two plugins designed for WooCommerce shop owners: Product Sales Report and Export Order Items, these are both plugins designed to compliment and extend WooCommerce’s reporting capabilities and let you download the results in CSV, HTML… More →

Hya polyglots please add me as PTE for…

By / — Hya polyglots, please add me as PTE for German for my new plugin: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/adorable-avatars Thanks, Thorsten More →

Optimize Your Web Form Conversion Rate With FormWorks

By / — As website owners, we usually run our sites to with a certain goal in mind, whether that’s lead generation, collecting email addresses or making sales. The magic word here is conversion. It describes getting visitors to do exactly the thing… More →

Shiny Updates Version 2 Adds Functionality for Themes and Bulk Plugin Updates

By / — With all of the design improvements to the plugin and theme screens in recent WordPress releases, the experience of updating extensions started to feel clunky and disjointed. The Shiny Updates feature plugin was created to hide what project contributors refer… More →

Simplify Authors Payments Management with Post Pay Counter

By / — If you are running a multi-author website, you certainly know that paying out writers is not exactly the most exciting task of your routine. You usually have to look at each post, compute its value depending on length, visits, ads… More →

Tips for selling digital products with WooCommerce

By / — Not all eCommerce stores specialize in physical products. Some — perhaps yours? — sell digital goods, like audio files, books, PDFs, video tutorials, games, or even stock photography. Stores with digital products might not look different from those with physical ones,… More →

Underscores Components – Custom starter themes for faster WordPress theme development

By / — “Components is a library of shareable, reusable patterns for WordPress themes. Instead of starting from scratch, mix and match from a collection of pre-made components to build your own custom starter theme.” Online tool from Automattic which can generate a… More →

Week in Core, Jan. 26 – Feb. 2 2016

By / — Hi everybody! Welcome back to the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes from January 26th [36407] – February 2nd [36470], changesets [36407-36470]. Here are the highlights: 64 commits 16 contributors with props 83 tickets created 6 tickets reopened 45 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline… More →