WordPress News Digest for Saturday, March 7, 2015

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Automattic and Oliver Hotham Win Court Battle Against DMCA Takedown Abuser

By / — In August of 2013, Automattic was criticized for its role in taking down Oliver Hotham’s website after the Straight Pride UK group filed a DMCA takedown notice with WordPress.com. In the Guardian article, WordPress.com admitted that the takedown notice was… More →

Bulk Editing Page and Post Details in WordPress

By / — Bulk editing pages, posts, tags, publishing status, templates and other elements in WordPress can save you a bunch of time. Luckily, it's easy to do – though it's not immediately obvious exactly how if you've never done it before. More →


By / — We moved into our new house at the end of December. But we’re still doing fix-ups and clean-up at the old house to get it ready for market. One thing our realtor recommended was to remove the popcorn ceiling in… More →

How the Twitter Buy Button Could Revolutionize Your Online Store

By / — Last year, Twitter announced that they would be releasing a feature that allows businesses to post tweets about products and services that include a “Buy Now” button. The button would include an image, description, and link to your payment processor.… More →

How to Create Custom, Trackable, Short URL’s For All Your WordPress Posts and Pages

By / — URL shorteners have been around for a while. Their popularity skyrocketed with social networks like Twitter as they made it possible to share long links on a platform with strict character limitations. Other uses for shortened URL’s include tracking clicks,… More →

Standalone Cameras

By / — Om Malik on the decline of cameras as gadgets, Standalone camera: Shot (Dead) By iPhone. More →