WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Agenda for April 6th Support Meeting

By / — General Announcements WordPress 4.7.3 Checkin with International Support Liaisons For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting. The meeting will be in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account… More →

Jetpack 4.8 Introduces Settings Redesign, Adds Global WordPress.com Toolbar

By / — Jetpack 4.8 was released this week with a settings redesign that is a continuation of the React.js-powered admin interface introduced last September. The new settings screen has been completely rearranged under a more simplified menu. “We went through every setting… More →

Write WordPress Posts in Google Docs with Jetpack and a Chrome Extension

By / — I’m writing this article in a Google doc. How cool is this? More →

Today’s Cybersecurity Landscape

By / — When it comes to cybersecurity, there’s good news and bad news. The good news first: according to new research from CyberArk, the vast majority of IT professionals believe we’re making real progress in the cyber security battle. That feeling of… More →

WordPress and Video: Tips and Best Practices to Do It Right

By / — Did you know that WordPress actually includes a built-in video player? Personally, I know that it exists…but I’ve never seen […] The post WordPress and Video: Tips and Best Practices to Do It Right appeared first on Pagely®. More →

How to Grow your Divi Web Design Business

By / — Welcome to part 3 of 5 of our Divi mini series How to Become a Successful Divi Web Designer. In this series, we’re showing you a proven path that you can take from learning to build websites to becoming a… More →

What Does It Mean to Use WordPress as a Proxy?

By / — So what does it mean to use WordPress as a proxy whenever you're working with Ajax requests? Check out these examples. What Does It Mean to Use WordPress as a Proxy? was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development,… More →

15 Competitor Analysis Tools to Help You Spy On Your Competition

By / — Running a business can be tough, especially when you have pesky competitors jeopardizing your bottom line and stealing away potential customers. Fortunately, there are competitor analysis tools out there you can use to get the drop on your competition so… More →

Sharing WordPress Content with Hugo

By / — Sharing content between WordPress and Hugo with our new BFF, JSON. The post Sharing WordPress Content with Hugo appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

A Look at the Bionic Butterfly: WooCommerce 3.0 – BobWP

By / — Earlier this week, WooCommerce 3.0 for WordPress was released. They skipped a couple from 2.7 and went straight to to the big three point oh. Now, like any updates, there is a lot under the hood that was improved, as… More →

The Right and Wrong Ways to Do Internal Linking on Your WordPress Site

By / — Internal linking is a part of on-page SEO (search engine optimization) that many people don’t understand. Internal links are links between the various pages of your website.  They are important for the human visitors to your website, who use them… More →

Is Your Online Store Ready for a Mobile App? A Chat with Brian Messenlehner. – BobWP

By / — Easy mobile accessibility is critical for the online retailer. Learn about if and when your online store is ready for an app. More →

10 Popular WordPress Themes with Two Menus

By / — Navigation is an underrated element of your site's usability. It has such a huge affect on the way visitors interact with your site that developers of some of the most popular WordPress themes have begun adding two menus to their… More →

How to Add Ebook Downloads in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add ebook downloads to your WordPress site? WordPress makes it easy for you to upload your ebook files in PDF format and make them available for download. You can also sell ebooks or use them to… More →

Create Category Page – VueJS WordPress Theme

By / — The next tutorial in the VueJS WordPress theme series we're going to create the category pages for the theme. So far in the theme, we've created the homepage, the blog… More →

Reminder: How SVN on WordPress.org Works

By / — Now that the new directory is out, it’s time for a couple quick reminders on how the SVN repositories work on WordPress. We have documentation on how SVN works here, but the information can be overwhelming. Use readme.txt (not .MD)… More →

WooCommerce 3.0 Review

By / — WooCommerce version 3.0 was released this week, which brings about a major update to WooCommerce’s internal structure. This release hits some immediate performance improvements for stores, while it lays a lot of groundwork for future improvements, especially at large scale.… More →

WooCommerce 3.0 Brings Major Improvements to Product Gallery, Introduces CRUD Classes and a New CLI

By / — WooCommerce 3.0 “Bionic Butterfly” was released today with significant improvements to the product gallery and developer tools. This version, which was previously going to be 2.7, is the first major release since the plugin switched to semantic versioning. It was… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for April 5th (4.7.4 week 5)

By / — Please note the changed start time of this dev chat to account for DST. This is the second meeting at this new time. This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : 4.7.4 planning (milestoned tickets update) Community Summit Core team… More →