WordPress News Digest for Thursday, April 6, 2017

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Plugin Submissions Open

By / — It took a little longer than expected or desired, due to a couple serious issues. Not everything is perfect yet, but submissions are open. Some things are different. Most are the same. Zips are required (not links) Instead of a link,… More →

WPWeekly Episode 270 – Going Camp Press With Mendel Kurland

By / — In this episode, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Mendel Kurland, GoDaddy Evangelist, to discuss the news making headlines. We cover what’s new in WooCommerce 3.0, why WordCamp Netherlands may not happen this year, and the WordPress plugin directory… More →

Ecommerce Security – Customer Data Breaches Using Images

By / — Since late last year, there has been a steady rise in malware campaigns that aim to steal sensitive personal information and financial credentials. Attackers often insert pieces of malicious code in the middle of a shopping cart process, allowing them… More →

Prevent Brute Force Attacks with Limit Login Attempts

By / — Many people are worried about WordPress security. The core project is secure (if updated) but that doesn’t stop people form worrying. That said, it doesn’t mean that there is no benefit from taking steps to harden the base configuration. I… More →

April 6th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcements Please make sure that you’re using the latest Also Viewing script. Enjoy some fun details on the new Plugin Directory. Please consider sharing constructive feedback on the new WordCamp theme. WordPress 4.7.3 We have nothing new to add to… More →

Quarterly Customer Happiness Report – Q1

By / — It was pretty hectic during the first quarter here at ManageWP. The number of active customers has almost doubled. The Customer Happiness team has 4 new members, we have organized 3 WordPress Academies, have been on more than 10 WordPress… More →

The Best WordPress Plugins For Marketing

By / — The number of plugins you can install on your WordPress site exceeds 40,000. Although you wouldn’t by any means want to install all of them. With a number of WordPress plugins specifically devoted to taking your marketing efforts to new… More →

Week in Core, March 29th – April 4th 2017

By / — Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [40348-40375]. Here are the highlights: 28 commits 29 contributors 81 tickets created 8 tickets reopened 51 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The… More →

Fixing Typographic Widows in WordPress

By / — Typography on websites is hard – especially if that site is powered by a CMS such as WordPress. Making the … Continue Reading Fixing Typographic Widows in WordPress The post Fixing Typographic Widows in WordPress appeared first on Binary Moon.… More →

How to Create a Sticky Floating Navigation Menu in WordPress

By / — Have you noticed that many popular websites are now using sticky navigation menu. Normally, navigation menus are displayed on top and disappear as users scroll down. Sticky navigation menus float as users scroll down and are always visible on screen.… More →

24 Weird Ways to Find New Gigs as a WordPress Developer

By / — There are plenty of people and businesses in need of a WordPress developer’s assistance, even if they don’t know it or aren’t ready to admit it to themselves yet. Whenever they do become ready, you’ll need to be in the… More →

Ask Yoast case study: SEO of a mom blog

By / — SEO can be a rather complicated and abstract thing. What exactly do we mean by increasing keyword density? How do you start with improving the structure of a site? That’s why I’m going to write a series of Ask Yoast case… More →

What are Exit Intent Pop-ups and Why You Should Use Them on Your WordPress Website

By / — I’m sure you’ve heard how effective pop-ups are at growing email lists and increasing goal conversion rates. However, pop-ups can also be highly annoying and very good at frustrating your hard earned visitors. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be this… More →

8 Plugins to Help Supercharge Your WordPress Media Library

By / — The WordPress Media Library is a baked-in element that offers basic media file management for your website. While its feature set is generally sufficient for the average user, for media-heavy sites its limitations become increasingly apparent. For example, you could struggle to find previously… More →

Seven Questions To Ask Yourself Before Using WooCommerce – BobWP

By / — Thinking of using WooCommerce for your online store? Ask yourself these seven questions and you will be even that much more prepared to take the next step. More →

WPblab EP69 – Using Twitter to market your WordPress side hustle

By / — This week on WPblab we’re talking with Sherie & Cheryl LaPrade about using Twitter to market your WordPress side hustle. If you run your own business and you are looking for ways to market it, this show will be perfect… More →

Blog Helper: An Alexa Skill for Managing a WordPress Blog with Your Voice

By / — “Alexa, tell Blog Helper to create a new post called ‘Granny’s banana bread recipe.'” Imagine logging a new draft on your WordPress site using only your voice while working in the kitchen. That’s what Blog Helper, an Alexa skill, enables… More →