WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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8 Questions with Sucuri Co-founder Tony Perez

By / — Welcome to the fifth edition of Pagely’s interview series with some of the best known names in the WordPress community. Today, we are fortunate enough to have Sucuri co-founder, and all-round WordPress security expert, Tony Perez. For those unfamiliar, Sucuri… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chats on April 8, April 9

By / — Dear Polyglots, Here’s the proposed agenda for the Polyglots chats this week. Reminding everyone that because of the DST two weeks back the chats are now on Wednesdays @ 10:00 UTC and Thursdays @ 03:00 UTC. As always, if you have anything to… More →

Best Headphones Spring 2015 Edition

By / — Since my last headphone post I’ve been trying out lots of different models, and have settled on two new ones as my daily drivers: the PowerBeats 2 and the Sennheiser Momentum 2 Wireless. I’ll talk about the Beats first because… More →

Bloom Plugin Review: The Latest From Elegant Themes

By / — As the blogosphere continues to grow and change, one thing remains the same: the money is in the list. Every blogger or website owner knows how important it is to build an email list, and your email opt-in box represents the beginning of… More →

Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates

By / — Free, open source themes for Bootstrap, for a less Bootstrap-y look. Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates Original Article: Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

Buffer, the only social media automation tool you need

By / — Are you active on social media? What am I talking about, of course you are. Even my mom is on Facebook now (Hi mom!). If you own a website, and I assume you do, there […] The post Buffer, the… More →

Design Palette Pro Plugin. It Keeps Getting Better! – BobWP

By / — The plugin that let’s you customize specific Genesis child themes without knowing code just added Agency Pro and The 411 Pro child themes. The post Design Palette Pro Plugin. It Keeps Getting Better! appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The… More →

Git and WordPress: 3 Tips to Do It Better

By / — This post was contributed by guest author Peter Suhm. Peter is a web developer from the Land of the Danes. He is the creator of WP Pusher and a huge travel addict, bringing his work along with him as he… More →

Giving Back to Open Source

By / — Getting out of our ocean to explore the islands of open source is one of the best ways that we can expand our horizons, strengthen our skill sets, and build better relationships. Pippin on why giving back to open source has… More →

Here’s the follow up on the survey regarding…

By / — Here’s the follow-up on the survey regarding external communication tools. Data can be downloaded in PDF or xls format. Q1: As a team who translates WordPress into your language, do you use any tool or platform for discussions in your… More →

How Do You Solve a DB Like Maria?

By / — How do you push to the cloud and pin it down? How do you find the query that means Maria? More →

How To Use Instagram Marketing Effectively

By / — In February I wrote about internet marketing strategies WordPress users should be using in 2015. I covered my top five, one of which was social media. I recommended that everyone should be using platforms that are great at driving traffic–Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,… More →

How To: Easily Deploy a WordPress Theme from Github to Microsoft Azure

By / — If you create your own WordPress themes then using some sort of version control is essential, there are a few options such as SVN and Git for hosting your repositories. Github is where you can store your repositories and its… More →

How to Install and Setup Facebook Comments in WordPress

By / — Are you looking to add Facebook comments on your WordPress site? Facebook is the largest social network in the world. That’s why top sites like TechCrunch use the Facebook comment system instead of the default WordPress comments. In this article,… More →

Introducing Faithmade: A Powerful Church Website Builder

By / — This post was originally posted on our ChurchThemes blog. When we acquired ChurchThemes last year, we already had big plans in store. Today, those dreams are one step closer to becoming a reality. We are excited to announce a hosted… More →

Maybe Unserialize That Data (Or Maybe Not)

By / — Yesterday, I was chatting with a fellow WordPress developer and, as we were reviewing some code, we came across the use of maybe_unserialize. You can read more about it in the Codex, but the short of it is this: Unserialize value… More →

Microsoft’s Open Source Progress and Its Relationship with WordPress

By / — For years, Microsoft and open source have rarely been used in the same sentence. With new leadership, the company has made major strides in becoming part of the open source movement. Late last year, the company announced its .NET server… More →

On the WordPress REST API: Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future

By / — This post over at Torque gives a great explanation of why everyone is so excited about the WordPress REST API and what the future holds for the upcoming core merge. More →

Persistent XSS Vulnerability Discovered in WP Super Cache Plugin

By / — The security team at Sucuri has issued an advisory for WordPress users who have the WP Super Cache plugin activated on their sites. The popular caching plugin contains a dangerous persistent XSS vulnerability that was promptly patched in its 1.4.4… More →

Revive and Promote Old WordPress Blog Posts with These 10 Plugins

By / — Publishing a steady stream of content is a great way to increase the number of visitors to your site. The only downside is that your best work can get lost amongst all the other posts vying for attention. In today's… More →

Search operators

By / — Yes, you want to rank first in Google. And yes, you think you have optimized a site for that. But have you ever been playing with Google to see how your site is doing? Probably not, but let’s do that… More →

SeedProd Coming Soon Pro Review – Best Maintenance Mode WordPress Plugin?

By / — SeedProd Coming Soon Pro is a customizable landing/coming soon page, and maintenance mode WordPress plugin with a multiple features. SeedProd Coming Soon Pro helps you create and design multiple landing pages, maintenance mode pages and “coming soon” pages, with ease. It… More →

What is #BenchPress?

By / — In July of 2010 my wife and I decided to make a lifestyle change. We started working out, eating healthier, and taking care of our bodies. Since my lifestyle change I’ve been a regularly gym goer. One problem I have… More →

WordCamp Mumbai, an Indian Wedding, and a Delivery Surprise

By / — I was lying on my bed, staring into Slack. It was one of those stinking hot Bangkok nights, where all the air conditioning, fans and ice packs in the world couldn’t save me. Slack was there though. My mind was… More →