WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Highlights From The State of The Word 2017 by Matt Mullenweg

By / — This past weekend, at WordCamp US 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, WordPress founding developer Matt Mullenweg offered top accomplishments, current open projects, and future goals for WordPress in 2017. For those that couldn’t attend, we’ve compiled the highlights from the year’s… More →

This Changes Everything: Gutenberg is Good Now

By / — At WordCamp US, it became clear that the Gutenberg editor is a tangible improvement to WordPress—and, more importantly, is really going to happen. More →

A Look At WordCamp US 2017 In Photos

By / — This past weekend, WP Engine attended WordCamp US in Nashville Tenneesse. We had a blast talking to attendees at our booth, learning about what is new in the WordPress community, and visiting the beautiful city of Nashville. For those of… More →

LearnDash for WordPress: How to Create Your First Online Learning Course

By / — If you are considering creating an online learning course then LearnDash may be the solution for you. LearnDash is a… The post LearnDash for WordPress: How to Create Your First Online Learning Course appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Should Money Dictate WordPress Plugin Code Quality?

By / — There's one aspect of plugins I think about: What level of plugin code quality of enough to ship the first version of a plugin? More →

How to Creatively Use Device Screen Mockups within Divi Layouts

By / — Using mockups is one of the easiest ways to bring a much needed sense of professionalism to your website. There are plenty of sites out there that offer free mockups that you can adjust to your specific needs; we’ve created a… More →

Backwards Marketing

By / — Many times we create things without thinking about marketing until we’re done. We launch, then we shift our focus to SEO, content marketing, social media, and ads. Sometimes that works, but only if we’ve painstakingly created a product that everyone… More →

Creating A Laravel Contact Form Package

By / — In this tutorial we're going to create our own Laravel package that will give you all the functionality you need to add a contact form to your website. If you… More →

WP Engine Study Reveals Generation Z Lives Through Digital Experiences

By / — Study with The Center for Generational Kinetics Shows The Digital World Must Increasingly Be More Entertaining, More Secure, More Predictive and More Personalized To Connect AUSTIN, Texas — Dec. 5, 2017 – A new, national study commissioned by WP Engine… More →

Reordering Sort Order Redux

By / — A repeat on some cleverly done sorting. The post Reordering Sort Order Redux appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to perform an SEO audit. Part 1: Content SEO & UX

By / — A couple of years ago, we did about 40 to 60 SEO audits a month. Although consultancy has not been in our product range for some time now, we do occasionally perform these audits, for instance when a friend asks… More →

How to Build a WordPress Website with the Genesis Framework

By / — Choosing the right platform for a large-scale company can make or break the success of your website. The wrong choice can cost you time, resources, and sales when it doesn’t […] More →

A Complete Guide to WordPress Password Security

By / — I know I talk a lot about how it’s your responsibility to ensure that your WordPress websites are secure. (Because it is.) That said, there are instances where you have very little control over the vulnerabilities that other users introduce… More →

Yoast SEO 5.9: A more accessible content analysis

By / — A new release doesn’t always have to bring incredible features, as it can silently set the stage for bigger things to come. Yoast SEO 5.9, released today, is such a release. While this release doesn’t contain groundbreaking new features, it… More →

How to Allow Users to Delete their WordPress Accounts

By / — Do you want to allow users to delete their own WordPress accounts? If you allow user registration on your WordPress site, and a user does not want to keep their account anymore, then they will have to manually ask you… More →

Call for Testing: WPiOS 9.0

By / — WordPress for iOS version 9.0 beta is available for testing on TestFlight. Not part of the beta program yet? Please sign up for our TestFlight program to request to join as a beta tester. What to Test: 1. General Improvements Aztec… More →

How to Work with the WordPress Database: 11+ Useful SQL Queries

By / — One of the best things about WordPress is how easy it makes it for anyone to have a great looking and functional website without any coding knowledge. It’s perfectly possible to set up a website from scratch, getting it looking… More →

What the Most Popular Personal Blogs on the Web Have in Common

By / — Starting a personal blog is one of those things many people have thought of doing. And because it’s so easy to get started, most of those people have actually created one. Some have even managed to create pretty successful personal blogs out… More →

How to Select Best Event Management Plugin for Your Site

By / — In this post, we are going to cover the different elements of WP Event Manager which others plugins lack. You will get the full information about what WP Event Manager plugin can do better than others to create your event… More →

Confessions of a WordCamp US Hallway Tracker – BobWP

By / — You may go for the sessions. You might add some networking. Or there may be a deep dive into the hallway track. The latter is what happened for me. More →

11+ Divi Extensions And Add-on Providers To Extend Divi Further

By / — In the past few weeks, we’ve featured posts on Elementor add-ons and Beaver Builder add-ons, which may have left you to think that we’ve forgotten about the horde of Divi fans out there. That couldn’t be further from the truth… More →

Gutenberg and The Impacts It’ll Have on the WordPress Business Ecosystem

By / — As has become customary over the past 8 years, I joined thousands of fellow WordPress enthusiasts and supporters for WordCamp US 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. For me, the highlight is… Read More The post Gutenberg and The Impacts It’ll Have… More →