WordPress News Digest for Friday, March 6, 2015

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Bing Webmaster Tools: Reports and Data

By / — In this second Bing Webmaster Tools post in our series on Webmaster Tools, the focus is on reporting. We’ll be going over a number of pages, and try to explain what information is available and how this can help you… More →

Creating Custom Content in WordPress: Taxonomies and Fields

By / — What makes WordPress a powerful CMS is the ability to create custom content and display that content in exactly the way you need to. In this second part of a two-part series, we look at custom taxonomies and custom fields. More →


By / —  I’m not saying that Atlanta is better than your city, I’m just pointing out that you can order deviled eggs here online and have them delivered to your house. More →

Free WordPress Workshop in Bellevue Washington

By / — To kick off my workshops in 2015, the very first one, What is WordPress and Why Should I Use It? will be on April 9th, and it’s totally FREE! This is the perfect workshop if you are considering using WordPress,… More →

Friday Bug Scrub, March 6, 2015

By / — This Friday, we’ll be running the usual weekly bug scrub in the #core channel on Slack. Time/Date: Scrubs usually last about an hour and we tackle as many tickets as we can get to from various sections of Report 6… More →

How fast is your website? Here are 5 free tools to find out

By / — You’ve heard having a fast website is important, but do you know exactly how important it really is? Google conducted a test where they made their search pages take just half a second longer to load. […] The post How fast… More →

How to Add an Audio Music Player Widget in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add an audio player on your WordPress site? Recently one of our users asked if there was an easy way to add a music player widget with song details in WordPress. Since WordPress is a popular… More →

How to Approach Unhappy Clients

By / — R unning a successful WordPress business can be difficult and there are so many challenges you have to face. Whether you are a plugin or a theme developer or you are managing a bunch of e-commerce sites, you know the… More →

ISO Republic – Your New Source of Royalty Free Images

By / — ISO Republic is a website that provides high-quality free photos for designers and developers to use in either commercial or personal projects. I started the site a few months ago now, with the site itself being a custom design and… More →

Insight Into WordPress Communities Around The World

By / — One of the greatest things about WordPress is its diverse community throughout the world. Kinsta has published a fantastic and inspirational post that looks at up and coming WordPress communities in 5 continents and 17 countries. My favorite story is… More →

Kanye on Color

By / — Speaking of color masculinity, here’s Kanye on creativity, society, and color from his 2008 FADER interview: I feel like all the words are in you, you’re just blocking yourself, you’re blocking your creativity. Society has put up so many boundaries,… More →

Mailbag: What Code Makes You Sigh?

By / — Code that makes me sigh isn't bad code or wrong code all the time. It's just … code. More →

Mobile make-flow update

By / — Only two make-flow tickets have been fixed during 4.2. Here’s where we’re at. List tables We have some patches which attempt hiding columns on small screens, but that approach is unsatisfying. A single column approach feels better. Perhaps we could… More →

New Plugin Adds Openname Avatars to WordPress

By / — In November 2014, Onename announced that it would be extending its Openname protocol to support decentralized authentication. The company also open sourced the protocol and directory software so that developers can build their own infrastructure with it. We believe the… More →

Practical Advice For Blogging, Part 1

By / — For those who blog, you’ve no doubt been asked at some point in time: How do you find the time to blog? Or: How do you consistently come up with things to write about? And for those who are just starting… More →

Technical Debt: What It Is, and What It Means for Your Web Project

By / — Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re low on cash, so you decide to skimp a bit on a piece of technology that’s actually pretty essential to your work. Not too far down the road, when the work you need to… More →

The Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

By / — Is it just me or does it seem like the older you get the less time there is in the day to breathe let alone deal with life and business? (*sigh*) Well, as if life couldn’t get busy enough, if… More →

Thrive Leads Review & How-to Guide: Gain Leads Faster Than Ever Before

By / — One of the best ways for companies and websites to generate revenue and keep bringing back readers and customers is with a powerful email list building strategy. The market is filled with plugins and tools for building your email list, but… More →

Translating the WordPress Security White Paper

By / — Hey lovely people, The WordPress Security White Paper has been in the works for some time now, but got officially introduced recently. The project is open for Pull Requests for translating it on GitHub for anyone interested and already has… More →

Version One of The WordPress History Book is Ready For Review

By / — During the 2013 State of the Word presentation at WordCamp San Francisco, Matt Mullenweg announced a new project called WordPress The Book. After nearly two years of writing, Siobhan McKeown has announced that version one is ready for review. She… More →

WPWeekly Episode 182 – John James Jacoby Talks BuddyPress, bbPress, and GlotPress

By / — John James Jacoby is nearly halfway through his six month development cycle on BuddyPress, bbPress, and GlotPress. So, Marcus Couch and I invited him on the show to give us an update on how things are progressing. On average, WordPress… More →

Weekly WordPress News: Plugin Directory Refresh, LayersWP and Pickle

By / — As WordPress continues it’s battle to compete with the likes of Wix and Squarespace, this week we saw the launch of the new plugin directory design to match the recent theme directory design. We also saw some new design recommendations… More →

Wocker: Create a Docker-Based WordPress Development Environment in 3 Seconds

By / — If you haven’t caught on to the Docker craze, it might be time to see what it’s all about. Fans of the open source container technology appreciate that it’s lightweight, super fast to boot up, and easy to share containers… More →

WordCamp Indy Needs to Happen

By / — If you aren’t familiar with a WordCamp, it’s defined as “an informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users”. WordCamps are amazing events for all types of WordPress users. Whether you’re an avid blogger, or advanced developer, a… More →

WordPress Core Weekly

By / — Howdy, and welcome to this week’s installment of WordPress Core Weekly – covering February 26, 2015 [31545] through March 4, 2015 [31620]. If you want to write the next WordPress Core Weekly summary, check out the schedule over at make/docs and… More →

WordPress Publishes Security White Paper

By / — As WordPress currently powers 23% of the web, the platform’s security is constantly under scrutiny. WordPress has long been a favorite target of hackers and spammers who want to get the most return on their efforts. Since the the platform… More →

WordPress SEO Best Practices for 2015 and Beyond

By / — The SEO landscape of the future is a volatile place. And do you know why? The powers that be aka… The post WordPress SEO Best Practices for 2015 and Beyond appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

WordPress › About » Security

By / — “This document is an analysis and explanation of the WordPress core software development and its related security processes, as well as an examination of the inherent security built directly into the software. Decision makers evaluating WordPress as a content management… More →