WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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15 Ways to Optimize Exit Popups for Maximum Conversions

By / — An exit popup is your last chance to engage readers before they leave your site. Whether you want them to continue browsing your site, take advantage of a special offer, or subscribe to your newsletter, a properly designed exit popup… More →

7 Ways to Use Your Blog as a Lab, Even if You Sucked at Science – BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress Source

By / — I saw blogging as an art. Then one day I realized that whether I loved science in school or sucked big time at it, I could use it to improve my blog. The post 7 Ways to Use Your Blog… More →

Accelerated Mobile Pages for Mobile Optimized WordPress

By / — Surfing and browsing on the internet should be fast and easy. And webmasters are constantly trying to optimize website performance… The post Accelerated Mobile Pages for Mobile Optimized WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Add Font Awesome To WordPress Menu Items

By / — Font awesome is a huge library of icons that uses fonts and CSS pseudo selectors to add these icons to… More →

Asia Pacific meeting on Wednesdays

By / — Starting this week, we are reviving the Asia Pacific weekly Polyglots meeting. As mentioned in the polyglots chat last week, this will be an alternative opportunity for those who can’t attend the current meeting because of the timing. When: Wednesday at… More →

Back on Tim’s Podcast

By / — I went back for a Round 2 answering follow-up questions from Tim’s readers on the Tim Ferriss podcast. About an hour long and covered a wide range of topics. One of these days I need to start podcasting more directly.… More →

Build Beautiful Sites Faster with the Themify Ultra Theme

By / — Ultra is a WordPress theme that definitely sticks out from the rest! Showcased as one of the most powerful and flexible, this theme comes packed with amazing layout options that'll allow users to easily build sites quickly and beautifully. More →

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 6.0

By / — WordPress for Android version 6.0-rc-1 has been released in the Google Play Store. You can join the beta from the Google Play Store on your device (under “Become a beta tester”), and comment here or join the Google Plus beta community for… More →

DrupalCon Europe 2016 – Building a Security Framework for Your Websites

By / — Last week I spent a few days in beautiful Dublin, Ireland for DrupalCon Europe 2016. I had the opportunity to present a new presentation in which I try to introduce… Read More The post DrupalCon Europe 2016 – Building a… More →

Four social media ideas for the holidays

By / — Social media is a powerful resource for store owners. Channels like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest can help you attract more customers, increase your sales, and even have better communication. During the busy holiday shopping season, it’s understandable if making Facebook posts or… More →

Free vs Premium WordPress Themes (Pros and Cons)

By / — We are often asked by beginners how to choose between free vs premium WordPress themes. What are the advantages and disadvantages? If you too had those questions, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we will discuss free… More →

Hello I am the plugin author for The…

By / — Hello! I am the plugin author for The SEO Framework (https://wordpress.org/plugins/autodescription/). Please add the following WordPress.org user as translation editors for their respective locales: #ru_RU – @vit-1 (@SergeyBiryukov) Thanks! More →

Hello Polyglots 1 We have a problem with…

By / — Hello, Polyglots! 1. We have a problem with translation approvement. We are the editors for #ru_RU and #uk translation (for all our plugins), but we can’t approve and add our Ukrainian translation for https://wordpress.org/plugins/facebook-button-plugin/ ( http://prntscr.com/cpnafi ), all our translations… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for https://wordpress.org/plugins/email-subscribers/. We have translation editor for French language who we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin. Please add him as translation editors for French locale – #fr_FR. His… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for meinungsmeister. I don’t understand, why I can’t approve my own texts for my plugin. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #de_DE – @meinungsmeister (@pixolin) More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for the following plugins.. overwrite-author-name https://wordpress.org/plugins/overwrite-author-name/ role-based-help-notes https://wordpress.org/plugins/role-based-help-notes/ user-upgrade-capability https://wordpress.org/plugins/user-upgrade-capability/ role-includer https://wordpress.org/plugins/role-includer/ Please can you add me in as translation editor the locale: #en_GB – @justinticktock More →

Hello Polyglots Please add the following editors to…

By / — Hello Polyglots! Please add the following editors to my theme: https://wordpress.org/themes/generatepress/ #ja – @leohsiang #da_DK – @ewalddigital Thank you! More →

Hi again I am the author for https…

By / — Hi again! I am the author for https://wordpress.org/plugins/facebook-button-plugin/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/portfolio/ Please, add me as translation editor for the Ukrainian language #uk – @bestwebsoft More →

Hustle Gets Awesome Triggers (Adblock, Leave Intent & More) and Integrations Galore

By / — When we released our first version of our email opt-in plugin for WordPress Hustle last month we asked you what you wanted… and today, here’s a delivery of goodness to your ultimate email opt-in and soon-to-be all-in-one-marketing-machine. Specifically, we’ve added a whole… More →

Keep your content fresh and up to date!

By / — How do you make sure that all content on your website is still relevant? Why is that even important? For some of you, coming up with new ideas for blog posts seems the biggest challenge of blogging. However, you want your… More →

Proposal: Status API for taxonomy terms

By / — Below is a proposal for a Term Status API. Feedback and comments are welcome below. Summary Of WordPress’s four main content types – posts, comments, users, and terms – only terms does not have the concept of “status”. The wp_posts,… More →

The Best Portfolio Plugins for Freelancers (Or Anyone Else)

By / — Hey, freelancers! Wouldn’t it be great if we could just tell clients “I’m really good, trust me!” and have them throw piles of money at us? I think so. Unfortunately, life is often not that easy. Clients typically like to actually see… More →

The WordPress Event System: Understanding Hooks in the Broader Programming Context

By / — If you’ve worked as a WordPress developer for any length of time, you almost certainly know what a hook is. (If not, we have the perfect article for you: WordPress Hooks, Actions, and Filters: What They Do and How They… More →

Twenty Seventeen Features Meeting Notes: Oct. 4 2016

By / — Here’s the summary for this week. The meeting was busy, so feel free to add anything missed in the comments. Housekeeping Slack archive of meeting. Meetings are every Friday at 18:00 UTC in #core-themes in Slack. The major design implementation pull… More →

Using Custom Bulk Actions

By / — Sorry it’s been such a long time since my last blog! I’m happy to tell you that in WordPress 4.7, developers can register their own bulk actions on list table screens. Let’s walk through the steps required to add one. An option in the dropdown… More →

WordPress Ajax Responses in JSON

By / — I thought it important t o share there are already ways to send WordPress Ajax responses if you're looking for something a bit simpler. WordPress Ajax Responses in JSON was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources… More →