WordPress News Digest for Thursday, December 10, 2015

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47 Ways to Build a WordPress Business People Love

By / — We publish articles on our blog every day of the year so it’s easy to lose track of the breadth of topics we cover from week to week. Our post archive alone contains more than 4,500 articles going back to… More →

5 Things Online Trainers Learn—and One Timely Offer – BobWP

By / — In developing online content in the education space, there are certain things that you learn over time, the kinds of skills and lessons that do you good—in business and in life. The post 5 Things Online Trainers Learn—and One Timely… More →

Anadama: An Example WordPress Recipe Theme Based on React

By / — Since Matt Mullenweg gave the WordPress community a homework assignment to “Learn JavaScript, deeply,” links to tutorials and training courses have been flying around. Once you have grasped some of the basics, one of the best ways to learn is… More →

How to Create Beautiful Slides for Your WordPress Website With Smart Slider 3

By / — There is a lot of back and forth debate about sliders and it’s been going on for years. Some people steadfastly believing that sliders are bad for conversions, and according to the data, they’re right. At the same time, though,… More →

How to Disable Post oEmbed on Your WordPress Site

By / — WordPress 4.4 introduced a post oEmbed feature which allows others to embed your WordPress posts into their own site by adding the post URL. In this article, we will show you how to disable post oEmbed on your WordPress site.… More →

Intro to Keyword Research

By / — Our friends at AuthorityLabs have created a free email course to teach best practices of doing keyword research. These guys are arguably one of the foremost experts on this subject having created the software which allows you to track your… More →

I’d like to have language editor rights for…

By / — I’d like to have language editor rights for my own plugin (for the Dutch language). https://nl.wordpress.org/plugins/comment-approved/ https://nl.wordpress.org/plugins/open-graph-metabox/ More →

Question Time: The 9 Best WordPress Quiz Plugins

By / — After getting users to visit your website, you need to make the site “sticky” enough for visitors to stay and engage with your content. Creating quizzes can be a great way to get users hooked. However, a popular quiz takes more than… More →

So how much faster IS PHP 7?

By / — Switching to PHP 7 didn't make my site 3x faster–but it did shave 1.2 seconds off my page load time, and I was able to improve that further with WP Rocket. Continue Reading So how much faster IS PHP 7?… More →

State Of The Word 2015 By The Numbers [Infographic]

By / — WordPress Founder Matt Mullenweg delivered his 10th annual State of the Word address at WordCamp US 2015 in Philadelphia. In it, he shared a number of stats and milestones that illustrate how WordPress has grown. Here’s a by the numbers… More →

Supsystic WordPress Popup Plugin: Start Growing Your Email List Today

By / — Today we are going to take a look at the Supsystic Popup plugin for WordPress. This is a powerful tool that all website owners will be able to benefit from, in one way or another. The main purpose of this… More →

Take a photo tour of Tokyo with this Bookings-powered site

By / — Visiting Japan anytime soon? Have an interest in photography? Let EYExplore Tokyo be your guide to the wonders of Japan as seen from behind a camera lens. This provider of photo tours and workshops has been delighting tourists since 2014,… More →

Three Things You Need Before Making Changes to Your CSS

By / — One of the first things I’ve needed to learn to get good at WordPress development is how I can make some custom changes to my CSS. While I’ve been tempted to do this from the appearance editor on the WordPress… More →

Tickets on Sale for WordCamp US 2016 December 2-4 in Philadelphia, PA

By / — Despite WordCamp US 2015 ending less than a week ago, general admission tickets are on sale for WordCamp US 2016. The event is scheduled for December 2nd-4th in Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Tickets are $40 each and grant attendees… More →

WP Engine Breached, Customers Asked to Change Their Passwords

By / — Following a suspected security breach, WP Engine issued an urgent notice to their customers. An undetermined portion of customer credentials have been exposed, and the WP Engine team recommended changing the following passwords: Read more on WP Engine Breached, Customers… More →

WP Engine Security Breach: Customer Credentials Exposed

By / — WP Engine customers received an urgent notification in their inboxes Wednesday evening regarding a security breach. At WP Engine we are committed to providing robust security. We are writing today to let you know that we learned of an exposure… More →

WPExplorer Holiday Cheer iPad Air® 2 Sweepstakes

By / — Today is our last day of holiday cheer, but we have an awesome prize for you! We’re giving away one… The post WPExplorer Holiday Cheer iPad Air® 2 Sweepstakes appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

WPWeekly Episode 216 – WordCamp US 2015 Recap Roundtable

By / — In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Michele Butcher, Nik Vimil, Kiko Doran, and Chris Wiegman as we recap the first annual WordCamp US. We discuss the venue and share our favorite sessions of… More →

What Are Object-Oriented WordPress Meta Boxes?

By / — I've written several posts about WordPress meta boxes. Perhaps the series of posts closest to what I'm going to touch on in this post is the one that outlines: 1. Aiming For Simplicity 2. Separating The Logic 3. Each Component… More →

Why Pre-built WordPress Websites Have Become Popular

By / — Website designers and developers typically rely on online website builders, wireframing, outsourcing, or WordPress themes to complete their projects. Each approach quite naturally has its pros and cons. More →

WordPress Recent Posts Shortcode

By / — On WordPress.com you automatically get are a large number of shortcodes that you can use on your blog. Here you can view all the default shortcodes on WordPress.com. One of these shortcodes is to display the most recent posts by… More →

Yoast SEO Import & Export features

By / — When you’re a web developer or SEO, working with many clients, you probably have a set of settings for Yoast SEO for WordPress that you prefer. You might have a default title template for instance, default XML sitemap settings, etc. This… More →