WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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A Google Analytics UI Overview: Build a Better Website Today!

By / — Google Analytics is a data playground. I’m a fairly data minded person, so my first impression of the Google Analytics UI reminded me of when I was little, walking into a Toys-R-Us. Even if a copious excess of data isn’t… More →

Agenda for November 5th support meetup

By / — The following items are for discussion at tomorrow’s meetup: WordPress 4.4-beta2 testing continues Draft of the OMGWTFBBQ 4.4 post Volunteer Wrangling (yep, I’m still including it. 😉 ) For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments… More →

AmpedSense: Add AdSense to Your WordPress Site & Increase income with Split-Testing

By / — Today we are looking at a plugin named AmpedSense, which is a plugin for displaying Adsense ads by Google on your WordPress website. As well as provising an easy method for inserting the adsense code into your WordPress site, it… More →

Blinky Eyes project mentioned on Hackaday!

By / — My Halloween Blinky Eyes project got mentioned on Hackaday in a Halloween project roundup post. Cool! Hacklet 82 – Halloween Hacks 2015   Original Article: Blinky Eyes project mentioned on Hackaday! Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and… More →

Daniel Bachhuber Raises More Than $17.5K to Develop a RESTful WP-CLI

By / — Daniel Bachhuber, who maintains WP-CLI, has successfully raised more than $21K through his Kickstarter campaign. He created the campaign to generate funding to develop a CLI interface for the WordPress REST API. According to Bachhuber, the project will allow WordPress… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for Video Embed & Thumbnail Generator https://wordpress.org/plugins/video-embed-thumbnail-generator/. I have a translation editor that I’d like to be able to approve translations for my plugin. Please add the following WordPress.org user as a translation… More →

Hi i am the plug in author of…

By / — Hi, i am the plug-in author of https://wordpress.org/plugins/eu-cookie-law/ Please add the following TE: #el: @tabakisp More →

Hi there I’d like to become a translation…

By / — Hi there, I’d like to become a translation editor for the italian language for the Pods plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/pods/ I was the contributor of the original italian translation of the plugin, when it was hosted on the previous translation platform. I… More →

How Non-Developers Can Contribute to and Influence WordPress Core Development

By / — If you don’t consider yourself a developer and want to contribute to WordPress core, Hugh Lashbrooke’s guide offers a few different techniques. The guide explains how and where to provide feedback and how important it is to beta test new… More →

How to Add Front-End Login Page and Widgets in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add front-end login feature to your WordPress site? Sending users to the default login page usually redirects them to the WordPress admin area. This is very confusing and is bad for user experience. Wouldn’t it be… More →

How to Move Your Site From WordPress.com to WordPress.org?

By / — Your WordPress.com blog is now popular – you probably didn't even expect this when you first launched it – and you consider moving it to WordPress.org because the latter gives you complete control over everything. More →

How to Use the WordPress REST API (and the Companies Already Using it Successfully)

By / — There is a lot of buzz around the upcoming REST API for WordPress, and rightly so! After the introduction of custom post types way back in version 2.9, this may be the biggest step toward making WordPress a true application… More →

Jekyll Table of Contents

By / — Adding a 'simple' table of contents to Jekyll makes you consider the weight of your site. Is a heavy overhead worth it? More →

Journalistic Accountability

By / — Tech blog idea: A site that covers the top headlines on Techmeme 6, 12, or 18 months after they happened, and explores the delta between what people said was going to happen when they raised funding, or did an acquisition,… More →

Learn the WordPress Basics – BobWP

By / — I love teaching WordPress. Get a look into one of my workshops as I share my slidedeck from the workshop Learn the WordPress Basics. The post Learn the WordPress Basics appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The Time!             More →

LexBlog Eliminates Downtime On WP Engine (Case Study)

By / — LexBlog, a WordPress-based publishing platform for law firms, faced numerous performance challenges on its old platform, most notably downtime. READ THE FULL LEXBLOG CASE STUDY Working with WP Engine and Oomph, a web strategy, design, technology, and engineering agency, LexBlog’s… More →

New: PressDNS™ with automatic geo caching and WAF support now available

By / — Here. We. Grow. Again. Let’s quickly review a few of the solutions the Pagely Managed WordPress hosting platform currently provides: PressARMOR™ is our security protocol developed in house to secure and protect your WordPress site hosted here at Pagely. An aspect… More →

October 29th Support Team Meetup summary

By / — Latest meetup summary ever. 😉 The following items were discussed at the October 29th meetup. WordPress 4.4-beta2, A/B forums and break stuff WordPress 4.4-beta2 is out. Please test and otherwise abuse. As before, when a topic in the alpha/beta sub-forum… More →

The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 11 – Filtering Out Problem Clients with Leslie Bernal

By / — In this episode of Divi Nation we sit down with Leslie Bernal. Leslie is a freelance web and graphic designer living and working out of Texas. During the course of our conversation we talk about how to promote yourself without… More →

The Journey of a Presentation

By / — One of the things I got into earlier in my self-employment career was trying to speak at local meet-ups, conferences, and so on. Sometimes, circumstances make it difficult to accept those engagements (priorities and all :). But I've always found… More →

Understanding WP-CLI and a discussion on micro plugin businesses — Draft podcast

By / — This week’s Post Status Draft podcast is hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week, they talk about WP-CLI, and running a micro plugin business. More →

What Makes a Good Software Community?

By / — Sarah Sharp’s recent post explaining why she was going to stop contributing to the Linux kernal project attracted some well deserved attention. The most potent and painful line: More →

WordPress 4.4 Beta 3

By / — WordPress 4.4 Beta 3 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so we don’t recommend that you run it on a production site. To get the beta, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”).… More →