WordPress News Digest for Thursday, July 9, 2015

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39 WordCamps

By / — There have been 39 WordCamps already so far this year, here are a bunch more interesting stats about WordCamps including a list of upcoming ones.. More →

7 Years of Woo

By / — Seven years ago, the cost of a gallon of gas was $3.39, Apple released the first MacBook Air… and WooThemes was born. Indeed, WooThemes is celebrating its 7th birthday! We were founded seven years ago this very week when our… More →

About headlines and taglines

By / — At Yoast we see a lot of websites on a daily basis. One thing we notice when looking at these websites is how poorly the website’s or page’s goal is communicated a lot of the time. A really good and… More →

An Interview with Pagely on WordPress

By / — Over the past few weeks, Pagely has been running a series of blog posts in which they highlight people who are involved in WordPress in some capacity and, as of yesterday, I had the honor to be featured on the… More →

Announcing The Ultimate WordPress SEO by Yoast Workshop – BobWP

By / — It is possible that, like me and 1,000,000 + others, you use the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast. But knowing what to do between the settings of the plugin and within your content can be a challenge—and is sometimes confusing.… More →

Boosting Productivity: How to Organize the WordPress Admin

By / — Alright, I’ll admit it: I’m a procrastinator. I struggle to work productively unless my working environment is just so. That means a clutter-free work space, a meticulously organized hard-drive, and a beautifully formatted Excel spreadsheet I use to track my… More →

BuddySlack Plugin Sends BuddyPress Activities to a Slack Channel

By / — Not long after the WordPress project adopted Slack as its primary form of communication, David Bisset started using it to help organize WordCamp Miami 2015. The application added real time communication for organizers, speakers, volunteers, sponsors, and the public. He… More →

Easily Display Images in the Sidebar of Your WordPress Website with Simple Image Widget

By / — Some plugins are so simple yet effective, you are left wondering why they aren’t a core feature of WordPress itself. This could be a said of the Simple Image Widget plugin – an extension which makes it very easy to… More →

Edit WordPress Email Templates in the Customizer

By / — Argentinian WordPress developer Damian Logghe had never touched the Customizer API, but with all the controversy swirling around it, he decided to jump in to see what all the fuss was about. “The customizer has been making a lot of… More →

Editor changes in WordPress 4.3

By / — The editor initialization was updated. The main change is that the content for both Visual and Text editors is prepared/escaped the same. We used to run the content through the PHP wpautop() when the default editor was TinyMCE. This is… More →

How To Add Music To Your WordPress Site With A Plugin

By / — You hardly need an expert to tell you the impact music has on people’s lives. Listening to and playing music… The post How To Add Music To Your WordPress Site With A Plugin appeared first on Best Premium & Free… More →

How to Add Personalized, Triggered Changes to Your Website with inSite

By / — inSite was created to offer "smart, personalized recipes that automatically change your website at pre determined trigger points to create a richer, more engaged and relevant visitor experience that drives greater conversion." It offers a code-free means of enhancing your… More →

How to Use Pinterest for Business: The Ultimate Resource

By / — Do you want to learn how to use Pinterest for business needs? When Pinterest first showed up a few years ago it was largely ignored by many businesses as a consumer time waster. Many marketers believed in the myths: that their… More →

Napoleon Champagne

By / — In victory you deserve champagne. In defeat you need it. — Napoleon Bonaparte More →

PhpStorm 9 Introduces Partial PHP 7 Support, Inline Debugging, and Remote File Editing

By / — PhpStorm 9 was released this week with a slew of improvements and new features for PHP and web developers. The popular IDE is used by more than 300,000 developers and its development team usually puts out one major release per… More →

React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By · React for Designers

By / — A good beginner ReactJS tutorial for entry-level programmers who aren’t already experts with JavaScript. React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By · React for Designers Original Article: React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough… More →

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes July 2015

By / — It’s that time of the month for our pick of the best free WordPress themes released in July. We have some nice personal blogging themes with big bold header image areas, 2 WooCommerce shop themes, themes for restaurants, and the… More →

Theme review team weekly meeting notes The logs…

By / — Theme review team weekly meeting notes The logs are here: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/themereview/p1436292016001234 We had a short meeting. There are no plans for a meeting on Thursday. The roadmap is up: https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2015/07/07/roadmap-for-phase-one/ Lets try and get as many people as we can… More →

We’re going to be holding weekly multilingual discussions…

By / — We’re going to be holding weekly multilingual discussions in the the core channel in WordPress.org Slack every Monday at 16:00 UTC, commencing the Monday 20th July. We’ll be continuing the discussions we began at the contributor day for WordCamp Europe… More →

Why doesn’t a Formula 1 car have A/C and leather seats?

By / — I went car shopping not too long ago. We test drove several models and they all had a similar set of options. Leather, A/C, Navigation etc. They were all in the same price range and essentially all did the same… More →

Wix vs WordPress – Which One is Better? (Pros and Cons)

By / — Are you trying to decide between Wix vs WordPress to build your website? While WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world, it is not the only option. Wix is another popular builder that you may… More →

WordPress.org vs WordPress.com: A Definitive Guide For 2015

By / — WordPress.org or WordPress.com? It's a no-brainer for long-time WordPress users, but for new users the two are easy to confuse. So in this definitive guide we explain the differences between the two, their pros and cons, and which is right… More →