WordPress News Digest for Monday, July 7, 2014

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23 Must-Have Apps for Running a Website from Your Mobile Device

By / — There’s no denying it: mobile devices are on the rise. Not only are more and more people using their devices to access websites, but phones and tablets are quickly becoming important tools for our careers. […] The post 23 Must-Have… More →

7 Best Free Slideshow Plugins for WordPress

By / — As the web becomes more visual, the quality of the images you use on your blog and the way you display them becomes increasingly important. You only have a couple of seconds to grab the […] The post 7 Best… More →

A Great WordCamp Presentation on Building Your WordPress Business with Relationships

By / — Alex McClafferty, the co-founder of WP Curve, gave a great presentation on Building Your WordPress Business with Relationships at the recent WordCamp in Seattle. The main takeaways from the presentation on growing your business include: Why relationships matter The different… More →

A wrist-worn doohickey for health tracking and not…

By / — A wrist-worn doohickey for health tracking and notifications will become commonplace if a compelling product can hit the $199 price point. More →

All of the Options in the WordPress Theme Customizer

By / — I’ve written a little bit about the WordPress Theme Customizer in a number of previous posts primarily because I think it’s one of the best features that has been introduced into WordPress in a long time (of course, this isn’t meant… More →

An Authentic WordPress Themes Giveaway

By / — We hope you had a wonderful weekend, and if you were in the USA that you enjoyed your holiday! Don’t… The post An Authentic WordPress Themes Giveaway appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Best Pinterest Style Themes for WordPress (Mega Collection)

By / — Pinterest is one of the most popular and elegant social image sharing websites today. Compared to its older brothers like Flickr, imgur and Photobucket, Pinterest has seen considerable growth. Critics argue the reason behind this is the element of "social sharing". Integrating… More →

Building My Portfolio Website Using Divi

By / — This post is part of our Customer Spotlight series. If you have an interesting story to tell and would like to share your experience with WordPress and Elegant Themes on our blog, please contact us! My name is Dan Carr and I’m a… More →

Canvas has had twins! Meet Uno and Duo

By / — On the 9th of February 2010, a new theme was released into the wide world of WordPress. While seemingly an every day occurrence, little did we know the impact this theme would make. Crafted by Magnus Jepson, co-founder of WooThemes,… More →

Cold Calling Support

By / — Sometimes I'm not nice to 'support' but that's when it's not support, but sales. More →

Divi 2.0 Theme Review – Win 3 Developer Memberships worth $267

By / — For the past 5 years, Elegant Themes Inc. has been pumping one WordPress theme after another with each one topping the other. Over the past year or so, the team at Elegant Themes designed, built and released their newest theme named… More →

Easily Add Online Radio Streaming With Station Pro Plugin

By / — In today’s tutorial, we’d like to show you how to add an online radio streaming to your WordPress site. We’ll be using Station Pro plugin which is can be downloaded for free from WordPress.org plugin repo. The plugin comes with its… More →

Enter WPBeginner Birthday Giveaway with $26,000+ in Prizes and Help Build a School

By / — To celebrate the 5th birthday of WPBeginner, we have organized the largest WordPress giveaway ever. It’s the largest because we have a total of 140+ prizes. Not to mention the combined value of prizes exceeds $26,000. Enter the Giveaway There… More →

Feature Plugin: Improving Image Editing

By / — Image editing in WordPress isn’t fun. It’s possible, but it isn’t fun. Bringing image editing into the media modal was pretty awesome. Now people can edit images from the modal (yay!) but they also realise how frustrating that image editing… More →

Free High Resolution Stock Image Resources for Your WordPress Posts

By / — Images are worth a thousand words. You’ve probably heard that saying a million times. It’s so ubiquitous that some may call it a cliché. Call it what you may, but its beauty lies in the fact that it is true… More →

Free WordPress Plugins: Worth the Effort?

By / — The plugin developer market is fiercely competitive. There are many individuals and development teams out there trying to make a living at this, so turning a profit is a must. Still, there are thousands of free plugins currently available in… More →

Free WordPress Themes Are Stunning, Awesome, Impressive, So Why Buy One?

By / — Are those that write about WordPress driving the free mentality of WordPress users by continuously telling readers how great, awesome, super, impressive and stunning free is? More →

Genesis: Pagination, Offsets, Custom Queries and More

By / — We had an issue with pagination in a Genesis theme, and found an inelegant workaround that might help others. I’m currently using a Genesis child theme that sets up the homepage using the Genesis Featured Posts Widgets that comes with… More →

Hey Polyglots We’re going to release WordPress Android…

By / — Hey Polyglots, We’re going to release WordPress Android 3.0 and we need you to translate the release notes here: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/android/dev/release-notes and a few new strings, here: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/android/dev More →

How To: Build a Daily Deals Website with WordPress & WPGroupBuy

By / — The WPGroupbuy theme for WordPress has been created to enable you to build a group buy daily deals type website such as Groupon and the many other niche versions of this type of site. This theme and plugin combination includes… More →

How to Create a Portfolio in WordPress Using Dribbble Shots

By / — Dribbble was founded as a community for designers in 2009 and has since grown to become a profitable company and a popular source for inspiration on the web. The site provides a social outlet for designers, allowing members to share… More →

Le Tour In Yorkshire – Day 2 (York/Huddersfield/Sheffield)

By / — So a small thing that I’m not exactly proud of – I cannot ride a bike. I mean, I probably can. However I’ve never really been on one. I preferred scooters and video games growing up. However, one thing I really enjoy… More →

NSA Cast Wide Nets

By / — You can now count on a “Snowden Sunday” every few weeks: some jaw-dropping revelation that if you had suggested it a few years ago people would have dismissed you as a tin-foil-hat-wearing paranoid. Now the hardest part is not becoming… More →

Stay Tuned for WordCamp Russia 2014

By / — Last year we had a blast and this year we’re planning to have an even bigger one. WordCamp Russia 2014 will be held on August 9th in Moscow. We have a line up of 14 speakers ready to deliver some… More →

The state of handling custom metadata in WordPress

By / — WordPress has a table for handling metadata of posts. Quite simply, it’s a good place to store “stuff” that relates to a post, but doesn’t belong in one of the standard parts of the posts table. Metadata can be nearly… More →

Track Who’s Doing What On Your WordPress Site With Stream

By / — In a recent episode of Apply Filters, Pippin and Brad were speaking with Frankie Jarrett and Japh Thomson, developers from… The post Track Who’s Doing What On Your WordPress Site With Stream appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress… More →

Week in review: VIP learning, Javascript pervasiveness, and changing lives with WordPress

By / — Welcome to the second “Week in Review” on Post Status, where I hope to offer up some of the things you may have missed in the last week or so. WP Sessions VIP My friend Brian Richards is going full-force… More →

WordPress 4.0 to Add Language Selection to Installation

By / — WordPress 4.0 will be introducing some major internationalization improvements that will make it much easier to set up and use the software in languages other than English. A few weeks ago, WordPress lead developer Andrew Nacin published a plan with… More →

WordPress gives you tools to change lives

By / — Chris Lema writes on how WordPress gives you tools to change lives. More →