WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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This week’s design meeting agenda for January 12th

By / — This week’s chat is happening . This weeks agenda is light: Lets talk about ‘what makes a great editor’ and give some feedback on @joen‘s amazing post. Contribution day projects: what can we have ready for people to do design… More →

Facebook Launches Journalism Project, Plans to Expand Monetization of Instant Articles

By / — After taking heat for the proliferation of “fake news” and misinformation on its platform during the US presidential election, Facebook is aiming to strengthen its ties with the news industry. “We care a great deal about making sure that a… More →

2016 Year in Review: WordPress, Business, & the Big NEWS!

By / — By Ahmad Awais 2016 has been a phenomenal year! I wrote about the business, stability, My Open Source Contributions, the products I built, interviews, fitness, the big news, and my future plans. Source Ahmad Awais Click Here to Read the… More →

How to Create an Image Gallery in WordPress Beginner’s Guide

By / — Hey there! Hope you had a great holiday season in your own unique way. Today, let’s talk about WordPress galleries…. The post How to Create an Image Gallery in WordPress Beginner’s Guide appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Styling Caldera Forms to Look Like the Divi Contact Form (+ Bonus Looks)

By / — Caldera Forms is one of the most popular and highly-rated (FREE) form plugins in the WordPress repository. It’s drag and drop user interface makes it incredibly easy to build all kinds of forms. If you’re used to using the Divi… More →

HowTo: Persistent Crontabs with AsusWRT Merlin

By / — Currently (v380.64_2) there is no out-of-the-box mechanism to setup persistent crontabs which survives a system reboot. But there is a simple workaround availabe. Your Crontab File# First of all, create a standard crontab file and store it in your persistent… More →

What makes a great editor?

By / — The editor will be a big focus in 2017, so let’s chat about what makes a great editor. Perhaps it’s good to look at what’s there, and compare that with the goals we mean to achieve: The editor will endeavour… More →

Ask Yoast: AMP for small business owners

By / — You may have heard the term “AMP” very often lately. In 2015, Google pushed out this new concept called Accelerated Mobile Pages, in short AMP. AMP aims to make pages load instantly on mobile and, thereby, drastically improve the performance of… More →

Remote Requests with wp_safe_remote_get

By / — If you're unsure of when to use wp_remote_get or wp_safe_remote_get, perhaps this post will help you determine when it's best. Remote Requests with wp_safe_remote_get was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's blog. More →

Rebranding Featured Image

By / — Featured Images renamed and rebranded. The post Rebranding Featured Image appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to Become a WordPress Professional in Your Free Time

By / — Getting established as a WordPress pro isn’t easy. If you want to freelance or set up a WordPress business, you’ll need to build up a list of clients and establish a reputation for yourself. And if you’re looking for a WordPress… More →

5 Best Free CDN Solutions for WordPress to Speed Up Your Site

By / — Want to speed up your WordPress site without breaking the bank? After you’ve made all the other basic WordPress speed optimizations, one of the best ways to shave some additional percentage points off of your site’s loading times is to… More →

Two Big Lessons Learned from Scheduled Social Sharing – BobWP

By / — Scheduling social shares is tempting because of the time you save. But are you really doing it right and including strategy as well? More →

How to Remove Author and Date Information from Your WordPress Posts

By / — By default, most WordPress themes display a set of meta data on published blog posts. This typically includes at least the author and the date the post was published. Such information can certainly be useful and informative for the reader, but… More →

How to Easily Indent Paragraphs in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add space or indent paragraphs in WordPress? While most of your text is aligned left, in some cases you may want to indent paragraph for improved typography and better reading experience. In this article, we will… More →

Controlling access to REST API user functionality for multisite

By / — Following last week’s discussion in #core-multisite (read the recap) this week’s office hours agenda was to continue the chat about the multisite-related enhancements for the REST API users endpoint, focussing heavily on how to access the required functionality. Here is a wrap-up… More →

How to Build a WordPress Membership Site Using Paid Memberships Pro

By / — Membership websites created using WordPress have the potential to provide you a steady stream of income. For example, craft compelling content and receive payment for it. In addition, use your loyal readers as test subjects for new products or services.… More →

Todo Application

By / — Recently I've wrote about how you can best get started with Laravel and also how to get started with VueJS. Since building a Todo application is one of the best… More →

WordPress REST API

By / — WordPress is the most popular CMS used on the internet and has been for some time. Because of popularity and being open source software there are 100s/1000s of people looking… More →

Rebirth and Yellow Arrows

By / — My friend Kamal Ravikant has a new book out, Rebirth, which I highly recommend. I had the good fortune to read it a few months ago and the story of the Camino de Santiago touched and inspired me. Because of… More →