WordPress News Digest for Thursday, May 8, 2014

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6 Proven Ways to Make Money with WordPress

By / — Now days many people are making tons of money with WordPress. There are many different ways by which you can also earn… The post 6 Proven Ways to Make Money with WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Accessibility Team Update: May 7, 2014

By / — Global Accessibility Awareness Day I will be talking about WordPress accessibility here in Santa Monica at Yahoo! to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 15. There are many events happening all over the world, perhaps there’s one close… More →

Accidentally left my Fitbit at home. SO MANY STEPS…

By / — Accidentally left my Fitbit at home. SO MANY STEPS *WASTED*. More →

Adding Multiple Sections on WordPress Options Pages

By / — One of the most confusing aspects of working with WordPress is the Settings API. In an attempt to make a little bit easier to understand, I’ve written a series that takes a long look at the API as well as… More →

Atomic Control Panel Refresh

By / — Here at Pagely® we’ve just pushed out a refresh of our control panel we call Atomic in addition to new hosting plans. Key updates include the use of responsive design so you can easily access it on all device types/screen… More →

Beginner’s Guide: How to Choose the Best WordPress Plugin

By / — Plugins make WordPress a dream come true for beginners. However with over 30,000 WordPress plugins available in the official plugin directory, users find it very difficult to find the best WordPress plugin for the job. In this article, we will… More →

Book Review: The Hard Thing About Hard Things

By / — The hard thing isn’t setting a big, hairy, audacious goal. The hard thing is laying people off when you miss the big goal. The hard thing isn’t hiring great people. The hard thing is when those “great people” develop a… More →

Directory Theme Review from Templatic

By / — Have you ever wanted to create your very own "yellow pages" website? Thanks to WordPress and the Directory theme from Templatic, deploying a directory site or a top notch travel guide is easy is a 1-2-3. No need to write complex… More →

DradCast Episode 043: A Whole Lot of Tacos

By / — ; Show Notes Host Vladimir Prelovac manages, directs, and innovates at ManageWP. When he isn’t flying, swimming, travelling, or playing the guitar, he’s inventing game-changing technologies for the WordPress community at large. You can contact Vladimir […] More →

Easily Add Customizer Custom Controls to a Theme

By / — Sarah Gooding over at WP Tavern takes a look at a project on Github which allows you to add ready-made controls into your theme’s customizer, to allow the user to change and preview the appearance settings of the theme. If you are creating a… More →

Help Test the BuddyPress Attachments Plugin

By / — After shipping BuddyPress 2.0, the plugin’s core contributors decided to adopt WordPress’ features-as-plugins development model for working on the possibility of a new media component. Mathieu Viet, better known as @imath, has been working on an Attachments API that will… More →

How to Add Home Icon to Genesis Framework Breadcrumb

By / — In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to replace the ‘Home’ text in breadcrumb of Genesis Framework to a nice home icon. Genesis has genesis_home_crumb and genesis_breadcrumb_args to allow users to customize the output of the breadcrumb. To replace the… More →

How to Preview Your WordPress Theme Before It Goes Live

By / — There are so many beautiful WordPress themes out there. With beautiful demos where you can see those themes in action. However, when you install that theme on your site it looks nothing like the demo. Wouldn’t it be better if… More →

I can’t post new posts @ sv wordpress…

By / — I can’t post new posts @ sv.wordpress.org. Getting “Send for review” More →

If It’s a Man’s World, Who Cares? TechCrunch Disrupt, Day 3

By / — Day 3 didn’t disappoint, the organizers saving some exciting speakers for the big finale. While there was so much to cover from Day 3—from the Startup Battlefield final, to Matt Mullenweg’s surprise appearance—I’ve decided to […] More →

Info for Customers, new Billing & Plan Upgrades.

By / — We have recently updated our billing system and hosting plans. We are excited about the changes as we have packed more value for your hosting dollar into each plan. Here is some important information for all customers. All customers are… More →

Is It Time to Retire Your Blog’s Sidebar?

By / — When it comes to blogging sites, sidebars have been around for many years. Of course, there have always been blogs with special layouts that didn’t include a sidebar, but for the most part, the majority […] More →

Let The Countdown To Divi 2.0 Begin

By / — I know that we have been working on Divi 2.0 for some time, and that everyone is getting anxious about when it will be finished. We get countless questions every day asking “When will Divi 2.0 be released?” Developers are… More →

Meet the WPMU DEV-elopers

By / — With more than 140 plugins to maintain and other projects in the works, WPMU DEV’s team of developers have their work cut out for them. But who exactly are these developers working behind the scenes? This is the story behind… More →

Pagely® Now Powered by Amazon Offers New & Refreshed Managed WordPress Hosting Plans

By / — The first name in Managed WordPress Hosting just raised the bar on performance. Pagely® is proud to announce new WordPress hosting plans that expand the line considerably and help it cater to a much wider audience, as well as enhancements… More →

Prelaunch Checklist: 10 Things To Do Before Launching your WordPress Site

By / — Once you have your new site or theme finished, content has been checked and everything is good to go, there are a few more steps you should take to really get your site ready for visitors. I have launched many… More →

The Thriving World of Open-Source eCommerce

By / — The success of WordPress is, at least in part, accredited to its use of the open-source software model. Quite simply, the term “open source” refers to something that can be freely modified and used because […] More →

Thoughts on 404 Not Found error pages

By / — Have you ever wondered why you should have that 404 Not Found page? What’s the use? The page is gone or broken and you don’t want people to end up there, so why not just redirect that page to the… More →

Top 7 Most Stylish YouTube WordPress Gallery Plugins

By / — These impressive and creative YouTube gallery plugins can help you showcase your videos. More →

WPArmChair now has its own mobile app, powered by BuddyPress and AppPresser

By / — WPArmchair is a pet project by David Bisset. An avid WordCamp fan, he’s regularly created microsites for WordCamps, so that attendees and folks at home can follow along, viewing tweets and pictures based on WordCamp hashtags. Now, WPArmchair is taking… More →

WPEka Club Giveaway – 5 Platinum Membership Plans Up for Grabs

By / — Today we would like to treat you to another awesome giveaway. We've teamed up with WPEka Club and we're giving away Platinum (Annual) Membership Plans worth $97 each to 5 lucky winners! More →

Why You Should Pay Attention to Site Speed

By / — Over on our sister site WP Business Tips, our post for this week takes a look at the importance of site speed and the impact it can have on a business website, in terms of visitor interaction and also its position… More →

Why you need to care about your website’s User Experience

By / — Why do you have a website?  You may have a handful of answers prepared that are targeted towards what your business needs.  But the most important reason for a website is very simple.  It’s for the user. Without a user… More →

WooThemes releases Bookings for WooCommerce

By / — WooThemes has been working on their Bookings extension for quite a while. They had the idea for Bookings before WooCommerce was WooCommerce, and had some form of the product even in December 2011. They wanted to make sure they did… More →

WordPress 3.9.1 Maintenance Release

By / — After three weeks and more than 9 million downloads of WordPress 3.9, we’re pleased to announce that WordPress 3.9.1 is now available. This maintenance release fixes 34 bugs in 3.9, including numerous fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing… More →

WordPress 3.9.1 is here

By / — That was quick! The newest version of WordPress is now 3.9.1. From the official announcement by Andrew Nacin: “This maintenance release fixes 34 bugs in 3.9, including numerous fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing themes, and the updated… More →

WordPress 3.9.1 is out There are no string…

By / — WordPress 3.9.1 is out. There are no string changes. You may have noticed the 3.9.x project in translate.wordpress.org is not yet functional, due to some ongoing GlotPress development work. (You’ll find it doesn’t work.) The “wp/dev” project is frozen to… More →

WordPress Contributors Move Toward Automating Accessibility Testing

By / — Accessibility is one of those areas of WordPress contribution that hardly ever ends up in the spotlight. Much of the work that goes on in this area is invisible to the vast majority of users. Accessibility experts are generally in… More →

WordPress eCommerce: WooCommerce or Cart66?

By / — We take a look at the pros and cons of WooCommerce and Cart66 to help you decide which one is the best for your WordPress eCommerce store or theme shop. More →