WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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4 Fun Code Snippets to Add Christmas Cheer to Your WordPress Site

By / — With Christmas almost upon us, we've put together some festive snippets to add holiday cheer to your site, from a CSS Santa to falling snow and a stunning Christmas tree background. Enjoy! More →

A Look at a Top seller in the Making – Uncode Creative Multiuse WordPress Theme

By / — Uncode is a newcomer, but it has already taken on the status of a ThemeForest Top Seller. The key for its success? More than 1 year of hard work and strict attention to detail. The result is a theme loaded… More →

An Introduction to WordPress Nonces with Examples

By / — WordPress security is a topic we take very seriously and a little too literally. WordPress itself isn’t the problem, in fact, the issues most users face with security are the result of faults in everything we add to it. One… More →

Ask Yoast: 300 words for a product page?

By / — Writing at least 300 words for one page is not always easy. We advise to do so, since the amount of copy you have on a page is influencing the page ranking in a positive way. But what should you do if… More →

Customize Your WordPress Site Today With CSS Hero & A Holiday Cheer Deal

By / — Customize the look and feel of your website with just a few clicks! CSS Hero is an easy tool that anyone… The post Customize Your WordPress Site Today With CSS Hero & A Holiday Cheer Deal appeared first on Best Premium… More →

Garret Moon and Justin Walsh Focus on CoSchedule After MABU Acquires Todaymade

By / — MABU, a marketing, management, and multimedia company has acquired WordPress development agency Todaymade for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes operational and intellectual assets including, the trade name, corporate website, a proprietary content management system called TodayCMS, and more than… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for Delete Expired Transients https://wordpress.org/plugins/delete-expired-transients/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #fr_FR — @mathieuhays #hu_HU — @theguitarlesson #nb_NO — @neonnero #nn_NO — @neonnero #es_ES — @davidsandoval… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for Disable Emails https://wordpress.org/plugins/disable-emails/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #zh_CN — @cai_miao #cs_CZ — @caslavak (@ChantalC) #de_DE — @helvetian #nb_NO — @neonnero #nn_NO — @neonnero… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for Easy Digital Downloads Free Link https://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-digital-downloads-free-link/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #hu_HU — @theguitarlesson #nb_NO — @neonnero #nn_NO — @neonnero If you have any… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for GlotPress Notify https://wordpress.org/plugins/glotpress-notify/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #fr_FR — @etic #nl_NL — @RIBWhost (@ChantalC) If you have any questions, just comment here. Thank… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for Log Emails https://wordpress.org/plugins/log-emails/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #cs_CZ — @caslavak (@ChantalC) #fr_FR — @etic If you have any questions, just comment here. Thank… More →

G’day Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — G’day Polyglots, I am the plugin author for NextGEN Download Gallery https://wordpress.org/plugins/nextgen-download-gallery/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #cs_CZ — @caslavak (@ChantalC) #da_DK — @ligefrem #nl_NL — @lijndiensten (@ChantalC) If you have any… More →

Hi I would like to ask for adding…

By / — Hi, I would like to ask for adding cs_CZ version of iOS app: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/apps/ios One user would like to start translating it… Thank you! More →

How To: Install WordPress on your Computer using XAMPP

By / — I’ve got a confession to make. Although I’ve been using WordPress for a  good few years now, and over the past year have used the software almost every day, I’ve only very recently setup a local installation of WordPress. To… More →

How to Display Plugin and Theme Information in WordPress

By / — You’ve probably seen iOS app card display on tech sites. Recently one of our readers asked if it was possible to display WordPress plugins and theme information detail cards. In this article, we will show you how to easily display… More →

Learning JavaScript in WordPress, Deeply

By / — If you’ve followed the development of WordPress the last couple of years, you couldn’t help but notice that more and more parts of WordPress, such as the Customizer, are using primarily JavaScript instead of PHP. With WordPress 4.4, the latest… More →

Make Your Site Faster with Async and Deferred JavaScript: Introducing script_loader_tag

By / — Today I’m going to discuss a new, and very nice, site speed improvement that became possible in WordPress 4.1. What changed? The introduction of a new filter, script_loader_tag. This filter lets us easily change the HTML markup of enqueued script… More →

Photon Adds WebP Support for Faster Loading Images

By / — Last week Jetpack announced that its Photon image service added support for the WebP image format, which provides up to 34% size reduction for served images when compared JPEG images of the same visual quality. For Photon users this translates… More →

Remove Duplicate WordPress Category Pages

By / — A rather peculiar problem has come my attention yesterday. WordPress has an infinite amount of category pages that are absolutely identical. For example: https://codeseekah.com/category/wordpress/ https://codeseekah.com/category/1/wordpress/ … https://codeseekah.com/category/infinity/wordpress/ This happens for all hierarchical taxonomies, and here is why. Basically, WordPress only… More →

Set WordPress Posts To Private By Default

By / — The following code snippet will allow you to set all your posts to private as default. We do this by using the action post_submitbox_misc_actions and inserting jQuery into the page to change the selected visibility setting. First this will check… More →

Treehouse Drops Support for WordPress Education

By / — Treehouse will be discontinuing its WordPress education courses. According to Zac Gordon, one of the site’s former educators, no new WordPress, BuddyPress, or WooCommerce courses will be created and existing content will not be updated in the future. “The online… More →

WPShout Is Accepting Submissions for Its 2016 Web Hosting Survey

By / — It’s that time of year again where WPShout is asking WordPress users far and wide to fill out its web hosting survey. The survey is not tied to any affiliate programs and serves as one of the few impartial resources… More →

When WordPress Helps One Another

By / — When working with WordPress, one of the most impressive and humbling things is the people. Specifically, it's how the WordPress community helps one another. Whether you've been around a while or are just getting started, the community has: – Helped… More →

WordCamp US 2015: Goodness Overload – BobWP

By / — I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Inaugural WordCamp US 2015 in Philly. And it was awesome. A bit of insight from the event and some photos for you enjoyment. The post WordCamp US 2015: Goodness Overload… More →

WordCamp US Talk: Scaling Dynamic WordPress Sites

By / — Page caching doesn’t work for everyone! Sites that handle a large number logged-in users like membership sites, Multisite networks, BuddyPress sites, or bbPress forums need special treatment to scale effectively. Our CTO Aaron Edwards shares his experiences building and managing… More →

WordPress 4.4 Briefing

By / — WordPress 4.4 has just been released and this short video takes you on a quick tour of the highlights. There’s really not much to see this time around (besides Twenty Sixteen, the beautiful new default theme). The big changes are… More →

WordPress 4.4 “Clifford”

By / — Version 4.4 of WordPress, named “Clifford” in honor of jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.4 make your site more connected and responsive. Clifford also introduces a new default theme,… More →

WordPress 4.4, ‘Clifford,’ Is Here!

By / — WordPress today released version 4.4, aka “Clifford” in honor of jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, which includes several improvements to existing features and a number of brand new features that make your  job easier. You can take a look at all… More →