WordPress News Digest for Thursday, September 4, 2014

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15 of The Best WooCommerce Themes

By / — So many people shop online these days. It’s no longer necessary to make a trip to your neighborhood store if you need something. With just a few clicks, you can get anything to be delivered right at your doorstep. When… More →

30 Best New Premium WordPress Themes: August 2014

By / — Every month of the year, hundreds of new WordPress themes are released. So a prospective buyer of a WordPress theme… The post 30 Best New Premium WordPress Themes: August 2014 appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →


By / — WordPress 4.0, code-named Benny, is now available. The response so far has been great, over 200k downloads in just a few hours. Today we celebrate, watch the counter, and tomorrow go back to work on 4.1. For those following along… More →

4.0 OMGWTFBBQ forum topic has been posted

By / — I’ve posted and made sticky in the How-To and Troubleshooting sub-forum the OMGWTFBBQ topic and closed it. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/wordpress-40-master-list I’ve replaced the old 3.9 references/links and added the current CORE CHANGES draft from make/support. As usual, if any new 4.0 issues… More →

Don’t Fear WordPress 4.0

By / — WordPress 4.0 has just been released. While 4.0 is a big round version number this is really just another WordPress update. Unlike other applications, the zero at the end of a version number holds no real significance. Each new release… More →

Google Analytics by Yoast, V5: Universal Support

By / — We’ve been working hard on our Google Analytics plugin and are proud to release version 5.0, with universal support, today. With all the changes Google had made to Analytics and with our improved development experience we decided we’d be better… More →

Google Officially Removes Authorship Function

By / — In December 2013, Google restricted Authorship’s reach by cutting back the number of people using it. Then in July, Google reduced Authorship’s impact by removing the author image attached to the snippet. After months of […] The post Google Officially… More →

How To Create FAQ Pages Using WordPress

By / — Just about every professional site you come across nowadays has a page dedicated to frequently asked questions or FAQs. Why? The answer is surprisingly simple: The more information you provide to your customers upfront, the more likely it is they’ll… More →

How to Properly Add WooCommerce Custom Code

By / — The best thing about WordPress and WooCommerce is that the code and content on your site is yours to change in whatever way you want – you can modify and customize your website entirely. The flexibility this gives you is… More →

How to Put Your WordPress Site in Maintenance Mode

By / — Have you ever visited a popular site only to land on a page that says “Our site is going through Maintenance”? Popular sites use maintenance mode page to improve user experience because no one likes to visit a broken site.… More →

Instructions for 4.0 which will be released in…

By / — Instructions for 4.0, which will be released in the next 15-30 minutes: The need to create a localized build through the Rosetta form is unchanged for 4.0. This will go away very soon, but we couldn’t get all the ducks… More →

Oh, come on. Fire the guest author. – The WhiP #78

By / — The WhiP Newsletter #78 Another day, another WhiP and (assuming tomorrow comes together) this is the penultimate guest-edited one… we’ll hold a wake at WhiP HQ accompanied with ceremonial reading of unsubscribe and general abuse messages, a choice selection of… More →

Poll: Who Uses Reader In The WordPress Mobile Apps?

By / — WordPress for iOS 4.3 is now available for download from the App Store. The new release contains updates to stats and reader. You can now see more details in the stats chart for Visitors and Views. Just tap any of… More →

Pressgram to Shut Down, Development Discontinued

By / — Pressgram founder John Saddington announced today that he will be shutting down the project and pulling the app from the Apple Store on September 11. The app started as a WordPress-powered photo sharing app and evolved to support all kinds… More →

Programmatically Add Post Terms in WordPress

By / — Importing CSV files (or something similar) is something that’s nothing new to web development. If you’re writing a server side code that’s responsible for importing a file in the context of WordPress, then you can be doing anything from programmatically… More →

Slideout Your WordPress Comments Just Like The New York Times

By / — Bringing New York Times style slideout comments to your WordPress solves plenty of issues and improves user experience. And it's surprisingly easy. More →

Speaking About the Rainmaker Platform in Portland

By / — I was recently approached by an organizer of the Portland WordPress meetup and invited to speak about the launch of my new WordPress for photographers website called WP Photographers. He suggested I might speak about the site design and the… More →

Syed Balkhi on The Overnight Success of OptinMonster

By / — Created by Syed Balkhi and Thomas Griffin, OptinMonster is one of the most popular WordPress plugins when it comes to converting visitors into subscribers and customers. Its success is one of the reasons the duo decided to join forces. While… More →

The WPLift Guide to the WordPress Database: Understand, Optimize and Backup

By / — WordPress uses a mySQL database to store, retrieve and display all the data within your website. This database is the most crucial part of the CMS. WordPress has developed a very simplistic approach to how the database is structured which… More →

The props list has been updated on the…

By / — The props list has been updated on the 4.0 credits page. If you haven’t updated your display name yet, you should totally do that on your support forum profile. More →

WPWeekly Episode 161 – The CTO Of CrowdFavorite, Chris Lema

By / — Marcus Couch and I are joined by CrowdFavorite CTO, Chris Lema. We talk about his new position and what the joint-venture partnership means for both CrowdFavorite and iThemes. Lema explains what the word enterprise means for WordPress products and near… More →

WebDesign.com: A Huge Video Training Library for WordPress

By / — WebDesign.com is a project from the iThemes team that will teach you how to get the most out of WordPress, all through a series of online training sessions. Whether you are a WordPress beginner just starting out, or an advanced… More →

What’s New in WordPress 4.0

By / — Finally the much anticipated, WordPress 4.0 arrived today. It is a major release, packed with lots of improvements and some new features. At WPBeginner, we closely followed the development and wrote about what’s coming in WordPress 4.0. There are many… More →

What’s New in WordPress 4.0?

By / — WordPress 4.0 was released on September 4, with enhancements to the media grid, better language support, and true previews of embedded content. This post highlights the most useful new features that we think you‘ll love! The post What’s New in… More →

WordPress 4.0 Benny Now Available for Download

By / — It’s here! Benny, the much anticipated WordPress 4.0 update is up and ready for download. Notable features include a new media grid view, an improved visual editor for writing, and developer goodies like customizer API and query ordering. Today’s post… More →

WordPress 4.0 Benny Now Available for Download

By / — WordPress 4.0 “Benny” was released today, named for American jazz and swing musician Benny Goodman, also known as the “King of Swing.” Development for 4.0 kicked off at the end of April, led by Helen Hou-Sandí. This release includes hundreds… More →

WordPress 4.0 is out See full instructions here…

By / — WordPress 4.0 is out. See full instructions here. When building, you can simply choose 4.0/4.0.x and HEAD and it will work. More →

WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

By / — Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a… More →

WordPress 4.0 “Benny” Has Launched – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

By / — WordPress 4.0 has been released! WP Engine will start rolling out updates in the next few weeks. Here’s what you need to know: For non-security, major point releases, we do not upgrade customers immediately. Above all else our priority is… More →

WordPress 4.0 “Benny” Release

By / — Oh hey WordPress 4.0. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to use all of the nifty new… The post WordPress 4.0 “Benny” Release appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

WordPress 4.0, “Benny,” is Now Available

By / — WordPress 4.0 has arrived! The release of 4.0 — honorably named “Benny” after jazz and swing musician Benny Goodman — was led by Helen Hou-Sandí, with the help of a whopping 275 contributors, which according to the […] The post WordPress 4.0,… More →

WordPress Core Development Updates August 2014 Edition

By / — It’s that lovely time again where we sit around and discuss all things happening in the world of Core development. As the release of WordPress 4.0 swiftly approaches, the team has been hard at work implementing a variety of changes… More →