WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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20+ WordPress Plugins for Improved User Login and Registration

By / — Your user registration and login pages are the gateway to your site, and certainly two areas where you want to impress. From making user registration an easier and smoother process to ensuring your branding reaches all aspects of your site,… More →

40 Useful Tools to Manage and Grow Your WordPress Blog

By / — This past week, our founder Syed Balkhi did a presentation at WordCamp New York 2014 where he shared his favorite tools that help him manage and grow our WordPress blogs. Below is the list of 40 useful tools to manage… More →

A Review of the Genesis Framework for WordPress

By / — If you’re a seasoned WordPress user, you’ve probably heard of Genesis, an amazing and powerful theme framework by the folks… The post A Review of the Genesis Framework for WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

All WP Engine Sites to be Upgraded to WordPress 3.9.2

By / — A security update to the stable branch of WordPress (3.9.2) was just released. This update mainly addresses an issue that could be used to trigger a Denial of Service (DoS) attack with PHP’s XML processor. There have also been changes… More →

An Introduction to CRO for WordPress Theme Sellers

By / — Struggling to match a sales increase with a traffic increase? Conversion rate optimization could be the key. Here's how CRO works for WordPress theme sellers. More →

Asynchronous Core Data Unit Tests

By / — There have been some updates proposed for the way we’re testing Core Data asynchronously and I wanted to share them here for everyone to see. We’re going ahead and adopting iOS 8 technologies starting with this latest dev cycle –… More →

Crowd Favorite Announces Chris Lema As New CTO

By / — Crowd Favorite has appointed Chris Lema as the company’s new CTO. Alex King, the current CTO, will move into the Chief Software Architect role, allowing him to focus his expertise in product development and deep-level technical leadership with the company’s… More →

Don’t You Give That Girl a Gun

By / — When people insist on doing things that will hurt their site, how far does it go? More →

Flush Permalinks On Custom Post Type

By / — WordPress has the ability to have different post types, the main post type you will use in WordPress is the post type called Post. But there are other defaults such as Pages and Attachments. All the post types in WordPress… More →

Hi there With the release of 3.9.2 and…

By / — Hi there With the release of 3.9.2 and others (http://wordpress.org/news/2014/08/wordpress-3-9-2/), I wonder if we will need to manually build the local packages? Cheers, Gabriel More →

How To Add Breadcrumbs To Your WordPress Website

By / — You read the title right, we are going to discover the magical world of breadcrumbs when working with WordPress. You may think of breadcrumbs, well, as literally some crumbs of bread spread out on a table. That’s kind of how… More →

Introducing Minimal Theme

By / — So far we’ve released two awesome WordPress themes, Personify and Muse. Today, we’re very proud to announce our 3rd theme, Minimal. Like two previous themes, Minimal theme is a child theme for Genesis Framework. It comes with a light and… More →

Jargon Feeds on Lazy Minds

By / — An oldie from Scott Berkun on Why Jargon Feeds on Lazy Minds. The link to the Politics and the English Language essay seems to be broken, here’s a better one. More →

MarkPress Plugin Transforms WordPress into a Markdown-Powered Journal

By / — Over the past year, WordPress plugin developers have created some unique implementations of the post editor that add Markdown editing with a side-by-side preview. Both the Gust and Splitdown plugins were inspired by the Ghost editor and attempt to recreate… More →

Over 30 Beautiful, Elegant and Stylish Wedding WordPress Themes

By / — A wedding is one of the most important events in the life of a couple, they wish for a dream wedding and thus, leave no stone unturned to make things as perfect as they can. This holds true not just… More →

Proposed agenda for today’s dev chat * 3.9.2…

By / — Proposed agenda for today’s dev chat: 3.9.2 and 4.0 beta 3 are out: http://wordpress.org/news/2014/08/wordpress-3-9-2/ What’s left for beta 4 (likely to be the last)? What’s the timing on that and RC 1? 83 open tickets left for this release. Please… More →

Team chat agenda for week #32

By / — For any items that you may want discussed in this week’s #wordpress-sfd meetup please reply in the comments below. WordPress 4.0 beta (yep, this is a recurring item) Section 3 of the Troubleshooting Handbook – At #wcnyc Contributor Day input from… More →

The Basics Of ES6 Generators

By / — The basics of JavaScript generator functions, which can be used for things like synchronous flow control or state machines. The Basics Of ES6 Generators Original Article: The Basics Of ES6 Generators Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and… More →

The Usability of WordPress Featured Images

By / — Feature images (also referred to as “post thumbnails”) are nice features to include in WordPress themes, but there are times where I question their implementation. I know, I know: talking about stuff like this can come off as frivolous, but… More →

The WhiP Newsletter #58

By / — Blogger Chris Lema a crowd favorite, security plugin update, and transforming WordPress. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

ThemeIsle Giveaway Winners Announcement

By / — Last week you had a chance to participate in the giveaway from Themeisle. ThemeIsle (a codeinwp.com company) is the only place where clients are called pirates, and the word pirate doesn’t mean bad guy. Today we are going to see who will get 5 Treasure… More →

WPCore Plugin Manager Adds Update Notifications, Plans to Implement Pro Subscription

By / — WPCore launched less than a month ago and has already gone through several rounds of improvement. The app allows WordPress users to create plugin collections and install them in one click. Most recently, WPCore added favoriting and the ability to… More →

Welcome – Polymer

By / — Polyfills and webcomponent support across browers. Welcome – Polymer Original Article: Welcome – Polymer Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

WooCommerce Growth Revisited: Four Million and Counting

By / — It’s that time again, WooCommerce milestone time, WooHoo!  I’m not sure if it’s just me but these milestones are coming around way too quickly. Once upon a time in January 2013, before the bulk of our team began their Woo… More →

WordPress 3.9.2 Fixes Security Vulnerabilities, Users Strongly Encouraged To Update

By / — WordPress users are strongly encouraged to update their sites to 3.9.2 as it’s a security focused release. According to the announcement, 3.9.2 fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing. The bug was first reported by Nir… More →

WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release

By / — WordPress 3.9.2 is now available as a security release for all previous versions. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This release fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the… More →

WordPress 3.9.2 Update Fixes Security Problems

By / — Time to update your WordPress site! This morning, WordPress released version 3.9.2 in an effort to fix a few recently discovered security vulnerabilities. Today’s release was coordinated by Michael Adams and Andrew Nacin of the WordPress security team in partnership with David… More →

WordPress 3.9.2 is now available Please ship your…

By / — WordPress 3.9.2 is now available. Please ship your packages. No string changes. (This may be the last time you have to do this!) More →

WordPress 3.9.2 update

By / — We’ll be updating all client sites to WordPress 3.9.2 throughout the day. This release is a minor security update that addresses the following issues Fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing. Fixes a possible but unlikely… More →

WordPress Core Development Updates [July 2014 Edition]

By / — Welcome to another edition of our monthly WordPress Core updates! It’s always useful to keep tabs on what’s been going on in the Core development space. A lot has happened since our last update post so I won’t waste any… More →

WordPress and Drupal teams collaborate for simultaneous security releases

By / — WordPress and Drupal are both releasing security updates today that affect all supported versions of the two popular CMS platforms. Nir Goldshlager, a security researcher and part of the Salesforce.com Product Security Team, discovered a PHP-level vulnerability that could result… More →

WordPress: An Easy Way to Develop Mobile Apps

By / — As your website grows, you’ll probably start to turn your attention to new ways to expand your web presence. Developing a mobile app is one of the more interesting options available to you, built from […] The post WordPress: An… More →