WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Agenda for September 8th Support Meeting

By / — General Announcements How’s WordPress 4.6.1 looking so far? bbPress 2 Forums Status, please review the forum upgrade master list before the meeting. Checkin with International Support Liaisons For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below,… More →

Best Anti-AdBlock Plugins and How to Use Them Properly

By / — I should warn you. This post is going to hit on a touchy subject… Ad blockers. Users love them. Website owners hate them. Both sides have legitimate arguments. Users are worried about overly intrusive ads (or sometimes ads that just… More →

Catch Your Client’s Dreams with New WordPress Helpdesk plugin

By / — Nowadays, plugins offer all kinds of customer support and care tools for site admins, however, with almost 1,000 options to choose from the quality of user interface and design is still far away from being perfect. Managing customer requests can be… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for September 7 (4.7 week 3)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : Update on 4.6.1. Components and features: any decision points to be made, things that are stuck, or calls for help. Twenty Seventeen 🎉 If you have anything to propose… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for https://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-invoices/ and https://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-checkout-fields/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #pl_PL – @wpdesk, @swoboda If you have any questions, just comment here. Thank you! More →

Hello Polyglots I’m a German theme developer and…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I’m a German theme developer and would like to translate my own themes. Can someone please check my status as a Translation Editor? I have already requested for my account to be added a few months ago: Hello… More →

How to Add Custom Styles to WordPress Visual Editor

By / — Do you want to add custom styles in the WordPress visual editor? Adding custom styles allows you to quickly apply formatting without switching to text editor. In this article, we will show you how to add custom styles to the… More →

How to Add Web Push Notifications to Your WordPress Website

By / — When you read the term “push notifications” you probably think about the notices you get on your smartphone every time you receive an email or are mentioned in a tweet. But while most of us are familiar with push notifications… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on September, 7th

By / — Locale stats Releases: 162 locales. 64 locales up to date. 0 locales behind by minor versions. 10 locales behind by one major version. 20 locales behind more than one major version. 60 locales have a site but never released. 8… More →

Only Here for the Kraków (Oh, and a Wedding)

By / — The final trip abroad for me this year saw me spend a fair few days in Kraków, in Poland, for my brother and now-sister-in-law’s wedding. Poland struck me as one of those places I’d go eventually, and seeing my brother… More →

Plugin: Term Management Tools

By / — We recently used this plugin by the prolific scribu to solve a problem we had: How to migrate an existing WordPress taxonomy (with lots of terms and lots of posts having those terms) to another post type? More →

TinyFrog Quadruples Clientele With WordPress Hosting

By / — As a digital agency, the services and extensions you choose can directly affect the work you create for your clients. Without arming your clients’ websites with the proper WordPress hosting infrastructure, issues can arise that affect site performance. The web design… More →

Understanding Your WordPress Users with Users Insights Plugin – A Review – BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress Source

By / — If you are looking for a powerful way to manage the data from your users on your WordPress site, you will want to check out Users Insights. It gives you the tools to get the most out of your user… More →

Updating Multiple Posts’ Meta

By / — I wish my answer was "This is super easy!" Except it's really not. More →

Uploading Files to a Custom Directory in WordPress

By / — Uploading files to a custom directory in WordPress is useful, but requires that we use methods outside of the API. Uploading Files to a Custom Directory in WordPress was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then… More →

WooCommerce de_CH

By / — I wanted to take care of the WooCommerce de_CH translation. The informal translation currently is at 1%, the formal at 40%. Contributors from the last 8 months are @grapplerulrich, @webstooni, @braini87, @transl8or, @8am-1 and myself. As with the core translation… More →

WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release

By / — WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via… More →

WordPress 4.6.1 has been released It is a…

By / — WordPress 4.6.1 has been released. It is a security and maintenance release and there are no string changes. In order to benefit from the automated release process make sure that your locale is prepared. Also released: 4.5.4, 4.4.5, 4.3.6, 4.2.10,… More →

Yoast SEO 3.5

By / — We’ve just pushed out a new release of Yoast SEO, our flagship plugin. The new version, 3.5, mostly has a metric ton of small bugfixes. In this post, we’ll discuss the most notable changes, but you should mostly be aware that… More →