WordPress News Digest for Friday, February 6, 2015

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11 ways to contribute to WordPress

By / — WordPress is an open source project — meaning there is not one individual, entity, or company that maintains it. Instead, a community of people around the world contribute to WordPress and make it better every […] The post 11 ways… More →

Create a Full Width Page for WordPress in a Few Simple Steps

By / — If your perfect WordPress theme doesn't have a full width template, no stress! Easily create your own mobile-friendly template with a few simple edits. More →

Custom Metaboxes and Fields for WordPress (CMB2) Now Out of Beta

By / — The Custom Metaboxes and Fields for WordPress (CMB2) plugin is now officially out of beta and ready for public use. The tool was created to make it easy for developers to create metaboxes and forms with custom fields. Developers at… More →

Customize Your Login Page Using the WordPress Customizer

By / — As a result of the improvements to the Customizer API in WordPress 4.0 and 4.1, developers now have access to a wider array of controls and parameters that allow them to extend the feature for more varied uses beyond themes.… More →

Dashicons 2/5 Notes

By / — Slack Archive We Discussed SVG For Everybody was merged into github, the mockup can now be seen on IE9+ Debate over creating a core set of Dashicons, and leaving any icons not used by core in a downloadable pack. Dashicons… More →

FontPack Pro Master Collection with 7,640 OpenType Fonts from InkyDeals

By / — Fonts can be a very powerful tool when properly used in a design project or a website. Different fonts send out different messages or emotions, making them a very important aspect in a project. More →

Harmonic: A Bold Free WordPress Theme for Artists and Bloggers

By / — If you like designs that feature stunning, fullscreen background images, then Automattic’s latest free theme release is a prime candidate for your next blog redesign. Harmonic recently landed on WordPress.org and is rapidly closing in on 3,000 downloads. This theme… More →

How To Create Your WordPress Navigation Menus

By / — The ability to create menus easily in WordPress makes it a powerful tool. Depending on your theme, you may have 1 -2 navigation bars. But in addition there are other uses for custom menus. The important part is making sure… More →

How to Add NoCAPTCHA to Block Comment Spam in WordPress

By / — Do you find CAPTCHA hard to use and annoying? What if we told you there is a new method that’s just as effective in preventing spam, but significantly less annoying. In this article, we will show you how to add… More →

How to Choose a Great Domain Name

By / — What’s in a name? If you’re choosing a domain name, the answer is “a whole lot!”. In this week’s post over at WP Business Tips, Fred explains why your domain name is the cornerstone of your success online, and teaches you how to… More →

How to Create A Kick-ass Coming Soon Page in WordPress with SeedProd Coming Soon Pro

By / — Working on a new WordPress site? Does it have a coming soon page? Would you like to learn how to create a kick-ass coming soon page with minimal effort? You’re in luck, that’s exactly what this post covers. (If you don’t… More →

Mailbag: Tools To Keep Consistent

By / — The trick behind posting three days a week, regularly, for over two years, is to use the right tools. And to have a lot of questions! More →

My Podcasting Equipment

By / — I love to podcast! There’s something that has always excited me about recording an internet show that anyone in the world can subscribe to. I started playing with podcasting back in 2007. The first official podcast I co-hosted was WordPress… More →

Premium WordPress Plugins of the Month: January 2015

By / — What better way to beat the January blues than to give your WordPress website a facelift by adding some awesome… The post Premium WordPress Plugins of the Month: January 2015 appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Press This meeting notes 2/5

By / — Huge discussion today! Lots of work to get done in the next week! Discussed Install process Boomarklet and direct link install methods (currently impossible on tools) May end up creating page to test this Other methods of getting to PT… More →

Real NFL Scandal

By / — Seattle’s decision to throw the ball at the goal line with 20 seconds to go in last night’s Super Bowl was a costly one. But in the long run, it won’t be nearly as costly to the rest of the… More →

Setbacks to Information Architecture During Web Design & How to Overcome Them

By / — If you’re reading this blog, you probably have a passion for doing good work with your web design clients, and want to stay up to date with best practices. In the Web design industry, we love what we do, and… More →

The FUD of WordPress Competition

By / — If you hang around WordPress long enough – or arguably any community long enough – then you’re likely to see certain conversations show up again and again. Right now, it’s undeniable that WordPress has massive marketshare and that it’s doing a good… More →

Tom Ford’s 15 Things

By / — For the 15th anniversary of Vogue.com noted fashion designer Tom Ford made a list of 15 things that every man should have, which are as follow: A sense of humour. A daily read of a newspaper. A sport that you… More →

Why eCommerce Product Reviews Matter More Than Price

By / — Let me tell you a bit about how I shop. As an eCommerce store owner, you probably want to know about how people shop online, right? This can help you decide how to make decisions for your store and to… More →