WordPress News Digest for Monday, November 7, 2016

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Whitespace changes in navigation for 4.7

By / — In [38523] the argument item_spacing was introduced for the functions wp_nav_menu(), wp_list_pages(), and wp_page_menu() to: ensure whitespace equivalent output when wp_nav_menu() falls back to wp_list_pages(), and, allow theme authors to control how whitespace is output. Backward compatibility changes. There is… More →

Shindig Recap

By / — Over the weekend we had our Review Shindig and livecast. If you missed the livecast the video is available below. Stats Statistics are for the 48 hours the event took place 110 tickets were  modified 48 reviewers were involved 13 themes… More →

Changed loading order for current user in 4.7

By / — With the introduction of user locales it’s required to load the current user earlier in the bootstrap. Since WordPress 3.4 this is already the case for the customizer, see #24169 and the following simplified function stack: For other requests the… More →

User Admin Languages and Locale Switching in 4.7

By / — In WordPress 4.7 users will be able to select their preferred locale (language) when editing their profile. 🎉🎉 This allows for greater personalization of the WordPress admin and therefore a better user experience. The back end will be displayed in… More →

Live Interview: Today’s Website Security Threat Landscape

By / — At WP Engine, we’re passionate about helping our customers learn and grow. In keeping with that ethos, we proudly present “Finely Tuned Expert,” a series of interviews with some of the brightest talents in tech, marketing, and (naturally) WordPress. On… More →

Dev Chat Summary: November 2 (4.7 week 11)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from November 2nd (agenda, Slack archive). Reminders Dev Chat timing: The Chat remains at 20:00 UTC.  Daylight Savings Time means that 20:00 UTC may be a different time for you already, or it may be a… More →

Bug Scrubs for week of November 7th (4.7 week 12)

By / — The following times have been scheduled for bug scrubs this week in #core: . Focus will be on tickets remaining in the milestone. . Focus will be on tickets remaining in the milestone. . Focus will be on tickets remaining… More →

CSS Wildcards for More Tamper-Proof Post Content Styling

By / — I’m building a client site, and I wanted to write a couple of CSS rules: More →

SNAP Review Social Networks Auto-Poster for WordPress

By / — If I were to ask you “What do you think is the most profound marketing rule for the digital age?”,… The post SNAP Review Social Networks Auto-Poster for WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Hello Polyglots, I am the…

By / — Hello Polyglots, I am the plugin author for Multiple Google Analytics. I’m trying to translate my plugin via translate.wordpress.org but for some reason, I don’t have editor rights for my own plugin. I read in the docs, that other editors… More →

Torque Weekly Digest: 11/7/16

By / — Check out the latest recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. This week’s Torque Digest features WordPress and Wix drama, WordPress 4.7 updates, the best SEO tools and plugins, and more. WIX USES WORDPRESS CODE, VIOLATES GPL WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg… More →

Custom Plugins: What’s Loaded, What’s at the Ready?

By / — The more I work on custom plugins for others, the more I'm convinced on maintaining a personal library of classes common to every project. Custom Plugins: What’s Loaded, What’s at the Ready? was written by Tom. For more on WordPress,… More →

It’s Official! Daily Divi Content Begins Today

By / — It’s official Divi Nation, today we begin daily Divi content here on the Elegant Themes blog. It’s been a little while coming now, but we wanted to get it right before launching. I think we’ve put together a line-up you’ll… More →

Customer Happiness Report – October

By / — We’re very happy to announce the launch of an internal project we’ve been working on for a while. We’ve always insisted on product knowledge on a company level, but as the team grows, it’s getting harder to bring new people… More →

Learning WordPress development and how employers should look at candidates — Draft podcast

By / — In this episode, Joe and Brian talk about how they learned WordPress development, how we think employers should look at skill hiring, and resources for learning. More →

Should you blog about Justin Bieber?

By / — You want to rank on the words that are used a lot in the search engines, right? Justin Bieber is a term that is used very, very often. So, should we all start writing about Justin Bieber then? The answer of… More →

Revealing Slides

By / — A little bit of insight in how I customize my slides. More →

How to Allow Users to Submit Posts to Your WordPress Site

By / — Have you ever seen websites that allow users to submit posts or other type of content? Do you want to have user-submitted content on your site? In this article, we will show you how to allow users to submit blog… More →

WordPress Careers Masterclass: Selling a Product (E-Commerce and SaaS)

By / — There are two main ways to monetize WordPress: you can use it to set up an online store and sell products, either physical or virtual. Or you can use it to power a Software as a Service (SaaS) business, like… More →

Keeping Your WordPress eCommerce Site Secure – A Series – BobWP

By / — In this podcast series we talk about the big picture of online security, security and your eCommerce site, what you need to know about PCI, and 3rd-party integrations and payment gateways. More →

How to Embed Facebook Video in WordPress Posts and Pages

By / — Did you know that Facebook videos generate over 8 billion views every single day? And that 8 billion is double where that number was a year ago? While some of this massive success can be attributed to autoplaying videos and favorable… More →

Ten WooCommerce Extensions That Will Help You Build a Better Store

By / — Admittedly, it’s pretty tough to come up with a list of 10 “must have” WooCommerce extensions. But not for a lack of potential candidates. The challenge is more about the fact that the WooCommerce ecosystem has become so large. When… More →

Podcast E141 – Interview with Curtis Mchale

By / — This week I interview Curtis Mchale Upcoming Events United States Election Day 2016! WordCamp Orlando – Nov 11 & 12 WordCamp Louisville  Nov 12 WordCamp Peoria – Nov 12 Global WordPress Translation Day Nov 12 Segment 1: In the News… More →

Giveaway: Win 1 of 3 Lifetime Subscriptions Worth $199 from CSSIgniter

By / — This week we are happy to deliver you this awesome giveaway from CSSIgniter. You can win 1 of 3 Lifetime Subscriptions worth $199! More →

Whats New In WordPress 4.7

By / — WordPress 4.7 is in beta 2 and there are some nice new features being added to the new version. Hopefully they will be fully released soon, but here's some of… More →

VueJS: Binding To A Class

By / — In a previous VueJS tutorial we learnt how you can bind to a HTML attribute such as title, in this tutorial we're going to go further with that concept and… More →

November Free Plugin of the Month: WooCommerce Product Dependencies

By / — This is post 11 of 11 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2016” (Click to expand) The WooCommerce Product Dependencies is a free plugin for WooCommerce stores that allows you to restrict purchase access to products based on purchase of other… More →

Six Alternatives to WordPress Default Search Functionality

By / — WordPress default search functionality is not the most efficient one. The search technology, in general, has made huge breakthroughs since nascent stages of the CMS. The current functionality may be satisfactory for 2003, but this is 2016. The post Six… More →

WordPress Plugin Team Publishes Revamped Guidelines for Plugin Directory

By / — Two months ago, revised guidelines for the WordPress Plugin Directory were opened up on GitHub for public feedback. This transparent and open process of updating the guidelines resulted in more than a dozen contributors submitting pull requests with improvements to… More →

REST API: Agenda for November 7, 2016 Meeting

By / — The weekly REST API meeting will happen in the core-restapi channel at (Note to US attendees, the end of daylight savings time makes 14:00 UTC an hour earlier than in recent weeks). On the agenda: Documentation (in collaboration with @drew… More →

EP 211 – SSL options for your WordPress Website – WPwatercooler

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing the various options you have for securing your WordPress website using SSL. Show airs November 7 at 11am PT / 2pm ET / 7PM UTC The post EP 211 – SSL options… More →