WordPress News Digest for Thursday, September 8, 2016

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10 Secrets of a Successful Website to Attract More Visitors

By / — A successful website today needs to be a league ahead of the others. There are so many websites created every day that just don’t make the cut. Designers come up with some creative ideas but still they fall short. Here’s… More →

12 Tips to Optimize Your WordPress RSS Feed

By / — Do you want to optimize your WordPress RSS feed? RSS feeds provide an easy way for your users to subscribe to your content. However, not many beginners know about how to make the most out of WordPress RSS feeds. In… More →

Can’t change the translations for Stable and Stable Readme

By / — Hello, I’ve changed the ‘Stable tag’ in https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/excitel-click-to-call/trunk/readme.txt from trunk to 1.3 and I’ve created new tag – https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/excitel-click-to-call/tags/1.3/ But I can’t change translations for Stable and Stable Readme – https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/excitel-click-to-call Can you help me with it? PS I want… More →

Forums Status Update (Sept 7)

By / — Happy 4.6.1 day. Reviews are back. Plugin authors and contributors are listed as authors and contributors RSS feeds for individual plugin forums are working Topic subscriptions should be working. Existing subs are still being imported. The direct urls to your… More →

How to Properly Modify JavaScript Files in a Parent Theme

By / — I recently ran into a situation where I needed to modify a JavaScript file present in a parent theme. It was doing almost what I wanted, but not quite. More →

Media Weekly Update

By / — This post serves to jump-start discussion before our weekly check in, which takes place weekly in #core-images on Slack. Our next meeting is  and the agenda for these meetings include moving priority tasks forward, providing feedback on issues of interest and reviewing media focused tickets on Trac. Agenda… More →

More on Working with CSV Files in WordPress

By / — CSV files are a topic that I've previously discussed on this blog, but new techniques and strategies are often learned over time. More on Working with CSV Files in WordPress was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and… More →

ProfilePress Revew: Creating Custom Login Forms with WordPress

By / — ProfilePress is a WordPress registration plugin that lets you create login forms, registration forms, user profiles, and more. The plugin overrides the default WordPress pages for these types of forms and replaces them with their own. You can, however, create… More →

September 8th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcements Please consider sharing feedback on the forum redesign mockups. Please consider sharing feedback on the new Plugin Guidelines. WordPress 4.6.1 We have nothing new to add to the known issues for WordPress 4.6.1, besides to point out that all of… More →

The Best Caching Plugins for WordPress You’ve Never Heard Of

By / — What caching plugin do you use? There’s a good chance it’s either W3 Total Cache, WP Super Cache, or WP Rocket. However, while those three plugins get the most press and sport the largest user bases, they’re far from the… More →

The Right Way of Updating to the Latest WordPress Release

By / — WordPress release days are full of different emotions, expressions, labels, claims and blames. Being a core contributor, I always get excited whenever there is a new WordPress version release. But that’s not the case with a lot of WordPress users. More often… More →

The snippet preview: what it means and how to use it

By / — To get more clicks from the search results, you want to optimize what your site will look like when shown in the search results. A single result in a set of search results is called a snippet. The Yoast SEO… More →

This week’s chat is happening later today at…

By / — This week’s chat is happening later today at We have no agenda but I have a few tickets we can look at from the archives 🙂 If anyone has other tickets the needs attention or other matter for the meeting,… More →

WP_Hook: Next Generation Actions and Filters

By / — WordPress 4.7 introduces a significant reworking of action and filter iteration to address bugs that arose from recursive callbacks and from callbacks that changed the hooked callbacks on currently running actions/filters. What does this mean for you, the plugin or… More →

WP_Hook: Next Generation Actions and Filters

By / — WordPress 4.7 will contain a significant re-architecture of how hooks work. Please read the post on make/core for the full details, and test your plugins! WP_Hook: Next Generation Actions and Filters More →