WordPress Digest for Monday, January 6, 2014

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2013: A Year in Review

By / — Originally posted on WordPress.com News:With 2013 behind us, we can now take a look at our community’s incredible accomplishments over the past year. Here’s the year that was on WordPress.com. 13,704,819 new blogs in 2013 That’s a 36% increase from… More →

A Beginner’s Guide to Styling Your Website With CSS

By / — Previously, we discussed the basic components that go into building a WordPress site. As you might recall, we labeled those components the bones, muscles, and skin — or the PHP, HTML, and CSS for you web savvy folks — as… More →

Dev Chat Summary for Jan 6, 2014

By / — Chat log. Agenda Next week’s dev chat iOS Status Android Status This Week Next week’s dev chat We decided to cancel next week’s dev chat since we’ll all be traveling by that time. As such, the next dev chat will… More →

EP69 – Getting Started in WordPress Theme Development – WPwatercooler – Jan 5 2014

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we'll be discussing how to get started in WordPress theme development. Everyone had to start from somewhere so let's see if we can get our new developer viewers a point in the right direction. Live… More →

GavickPro: Professional WordPress Theme Studio Review

By / — GavickPro is a creative theme development studio that creates WordPress themes and Joomla! templates. They are based in Poland but their team includes members from all over the world. The team started out in 2007 creating Joomla templates before expanding… More →

Retina MacBook Pro

By / — At Automattic we get to upgrade our computers once every two years or so, and a few weeks ago I got a brand new 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina display. This was my first reaction: I got a MacBook Pro… More →

Sharing that you contributed to WordPress

By / — This weekend I looked at WP Core Contributions Widget from Eric Mann. I wanted to fix that it didn’t always show the ticket number. It’s an awesome plugin that shows what you contributed back to WordPress. As mentioned in one of… More →

Staying One Step Ahead

By / — Almost 2 out of every 3 visitors to your website is not human. That’s according to a recent report by Incapsula, which found that up to 61.5% of all website traffic is bot (non-human) traffic. If Incapsula’s figures are correct,… More →

Your Username is Not A Secret

By / — Things that aren't secrets shouldn't be hidden, since it just wastes your time. More →