WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, September 9, 2015

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10 Ways to Learn WordPress Hooks

By / — WordPress hooks are hard, but they don’t have to be. Check out this great post from @RachelRVasquez that includes 10 resources that helped her master hooks layer by layer (we’re a little partial to #1). If you’re ready to invest a… More →

10+ Tips to Increase Trust and Credibility of Your WordPress Blog (Part 2)

By / — Welcome to the second part of our WordPress website credibility guide. The tips shared in this part is mostly applicable… The post 10+ Tips to Increase Trust and Credibility of Your WordPress Blog (Part 2) appeared first on Best Premium… More →

16 Useful Code Snippets for WordPress

By / — It’s the little things that make a difference, right? That’s part of what makes WordPress so great – the number of ways in which it can be customized to meet your specific needs is virtually limitless. Sure you can find… More →

19 Types of Websites You Can Create With WordPress

By / — When people are deciding why they should use WordPress, we often get asked about “can WordPress do [blank]? The answer is mostly Yes. In this article, we will show you 19 different types of websites you can create with WordPress… More →

A Conceptual WordPress Plugin by Stephen Cronin That Makes Comment Moderation Easier

By / — Moderating replies to comments in the backend of WordPress is tough. For example, WordPress 4.3 displays the reply and who it’s in response too, but doesn’t show the text of the parent comment. You can’t see the parent comment unless… More →

Agenda for Thursday September 10th meetup

By / — Items on the table for the meetup: WordCamp US tickets are on sale! Stop, look around, take breaks and enjoy yourself. I’ll explain more during the meetup. For any other items please reply in the comments below or bring them… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chat on Sep 9

By / — Dear Polyglots, Here’s a short agenda for the chat today: Locale stats Technical update, overview of the i18n chat yesterday Deploy your Rosetta sites – let’s get the local sites localised. The meta team is preparing for the first plugin… More →

Agenda, 4.4 Dev Chat – September 9

By / — Here’s the agenda for today’s Dev Chat in the #core channel on Slack. Time/Date: : Another busy week, lots to discuss: Project Schedule https://make.wordpress.org/core/version-4-4-project-schedule/ What happened last week Trac Gardening Media/User Testing REST API Responsive Images oEmbed HTTP/2 Term Meta… More →

Ajax in WordPress: A Strategy For Error Codes

By / — In the previous post, I talked through the basics of setting of Ajax in WordPress on both the server-side and the client-side and how we can `echo` statements back to the client-side and why this is useful. What I didn't… More →

Beautify That Blog Post: Kill Your Dandelions – BobWP

By / — Have you ever started with what you thought was an excellent idea for a blog post, only to find yourself meandering, talking about stuff that doesn’t have much to do with your original topic? The post Beautify That Blog Post:… More →

HTTPS and WordPress

By / — You can set up HTTPS on WordPress smartly or less smartly. Let's be smart. More →

Pagely Managed WordPress Web Hosting

By / — Peace of mind. That was the immediate response when I asked James Laws, my boss and CEO of WP Ninjas, why we use Pagely for web hosting. “They know servers as well as anybody. They know WordPress. They manage our… More →

Plugin Development on the Relative Paths Podcast

By / — A few days ago I recorded a podcast with Ben and Mark from Relative Paths. We chatted about WordPress plugin development, adding plugin to WordPress.org Plugins as well as plugin maintenance and support. I thoroughly enjoyed chatting to Ben and… More →

Polyglots Glossary – let’s gather the terms

By / — We have a Glossary section of the handbook: https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/glossary/ I need your help with gathering all the terms we need to explain in the glossary, so here goes: Experienced contributors, please add the terms you’re missing in a comment of… More →

The 7 Reasons Why WordPress Developers Are Paid Peanuts

By / — Why are WordPress developers paid so much less than other developers (by some estimates up to 30% less!)? If you are a competent, experienced developer doing legit client work, what does it matter what tool (i.e. WordPress) you are using?… More →

The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 3 – Storytelling Design featuring Melissa Love

By / — How, exactly, does one tell a story with their web design? And how can that possibly have anything to do with a website’s success? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this edition of Divi Nation as guest… More →

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes September 2015

By / — It’s time for our monthly roundup of all the best free theme releases and we have some more great looking themes for you. The new default theme just released on to the directory, check out Twenty Sixteen and take it… More →

Why I Switched My SEO Agency To WP Engine, And Will Never Leave

By / — Our SEO agency currently uses about 30 different hosting providers, and if we add our clients’ websites to the mix, that number hits more than 70. As with anything, some of these hosting companies are great, some aren’t. What makes… More →

WooCommerce for Apple TV

By / — I wonder if it has to be a tvOS app. Glad we have the WooCommerce REST API. Read more → More →

Yoast SEO… for Drupal

By / — Today I’m proud to announce the first step in Yoast SEO going cross-platform. We’ll release the first version of Yoast SEO for Drupal on September 23, 2015. This brings the core functionality of Yoast SEO to the users of Drupal… More →

oEmbed Update: September 9th

By / — Another week, another status update for the oEmbed feature plugin! The following things changed in the plugin compared to last week: Further accessibility improvements (props @afercia, @joedolson) by removing headings from the iframe content. Better embeds for image attachments thumbnail_url, thumbnail_width and… More →