WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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15 BuddyPress Themes For WordPress 2014

By / — BuddyPress continue to be quite rare, we have covered a few over the years here at WPLift but there still seems to be a gap in the market for good quality, customizable themes to create social network websites with. BuddyPress… More →

15 Fab bbPress Plugins to Put Your Forums in Shape

By / — Get your WordPress forum up to speed with these plugins. More →

A Wearable Tech Future Is Closer Than You Think

By / — A Jetsons-esque future where your wristwatch can make calls, unlock your house, and track your biometrics isn’t too far away. Wearable technology is making a strong push to the forefront of tech markets. A recent […] The post A Wearable… More →

Add Location Based Directory Maps To WordPress With GeoDirectory

By / — GeoDirectory is a new plugin that offers the functionality of GeoTheme — the theme that adds a location-based directory to… The post Add Location Based Directory Maps To WordPress With GeoDirectory appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

All WordPress.com Subdomains Encrypted By End 2014

By / — Last week, Automattic’s General Counsel Paul Sieminski announced that all *.wordpress.com subdomains will be served over SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) by the end of 2014. Sieminski wrote: In the face of intrusive surveillance, we believe […] The post All WordPress.com… More →

Automattic to Secure All WordPress.com Subdomains with SSL

By / — Thanks for subscribing to Rocket Lift Incorporated. Please enjoy this post from Douglas Detrick, a Rocketeer of Rocket Lift Inc.!In the face of intrusive surveillance, we believe that everyone in the tech community needs to stand up and do what… More →

Breaking News! We Are Working On A New Theme, And It’s Called “Extra”

By / — Extra, Extra, read all about it! Today we are extremely excited to give you a sneak peek of our upcoming theme. This magazine theme will take a delicate and light-weight approach to presenting heavy amounts of content. Customizable layouts, flexible… More →

Display Content For Registered Only Users In WordPress

By / — The registered users of your website are the most valuable visitors you can get on your website, these people are loyal visitors and you should reward them for that. One of the best ways of rewarding your registered users is… More →

Don’t Write Code Every Day (What I Should, What I Have, What I Want)

By / — One of the things that’s becoming more and more prevalent in programming culture is that everyone should learn to code, and even that some people should aim to try to write code every day. And don’t get me wrong: I think… More →

Editor: A Beautiful Free WordPress Theme for Writers

By / — Array, the WordPress theme shop formerly known as Okay Themes, has branched out into WordPress.org with the release of Editor, a beautiful new blogging theme. Editor is stamped with Array’s trademark simplicity and bold style. It was designed to have… More →

Elegant Themes Giveaway Winners Announcement

By / — Today we would like to announce the winners of the fabulous giveaway from Elegant Themes. As you will remember you had an opportunity to get one of 3 Developer Accounts worth $89 each. More →

Everything dies. Sometimes they die well.

By / — And therein lies the problem of side projects. They will either muddle along as a fun side project and provide a necessary distraction from your main work, or they will grow and demand your attention. They want to be fed.… More →

For today’s dev chat starting shortly let’s Do…

By / — For today’s dev chat starting shortly, let’s: Do a quick check on any of the bigger features for resource needs or sticking points (media grid, i18n, plugins page, oEmbed). Talk about shared terms. like_escape(): #10041. Do an open-ended bug scrub,… More →

Free User Activity Log Plugin for WordPress

By / — The WP Security Audit Log is a free plugin from WP WhiteSecurity that logs all activity from logged in users on your WordPress site. The audit logs include changes to post and pages, user accounts, and also any modifications to… More →

How to Modify Custom Post Types in WordPress

By / — Starting out on your WordPress site you may have made a few posts or pages to learn the ropes and wish to modify their category to fit with how your content flows currently. You could also be looking to make… More →

How to Set Up WordPress Locally in 5 Minutes with DesktopServer

By / — Setting up a localhost environment for WordPress can save you loads of time if you regularly test themes and plugins. And thanks to DesktopServer, it can take as little as 5 minutes to get WordPress up and running on your… More →

Plugin Developer Spotlight: John Turner of SeedProd

By / — When John Turner, founder of SeedProd and developer of the Coming Soon plugin, first ventured into development, he had no idea how to market a product. “My first product was called eArtistManagement,” he says, which was a platform for bands… More →

SSL taskforce

By / — We’re hoping to make many improvements relating to SSL/HTTPS support in 4.0. Several fixes have already gone in over the last couple of weeks, and several are in progress. Below is an ad-hoc list of SSL related bugs and potential enhancements… More →

Shit Entrepreneurs Say

By / — Google any business advice and you'll find contradiction.<…> They'll say don't raise funding and avoid the (current) bubble. Or that there's no way to build a million / billion dollar business by bootstrapping. They also say test and validate your… More →

Team chat agenda for week #24

By / — For any items that you may want discussed in this week’s #wordpress-sfd meetup please reply in the comments below. The Troubleshooting Handbook and status More →

The WhiP Newsletter #20

By / — Daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Uncovering WPMU DEV’s Free Custom Sidebars Plugin

By / — Custom Sidebars is a free plugin recently released by the team from WPMU DEV. The creator of this extremely useful plugin, Javi Marquez, is now part of the WPMU DEV developer team. From its title, […] The post Uncovering WPMU… More →

WP Engine to Sponsor Two Full-Time WordPress Core Contributors

By / — WP Engine is currently on the hunt to hire two developers to work on the open source WordPress project full-time. This is a relatively new trend that has caught on among companies that sell WordPress products and/or services. Last November,… More →

What Do I Do?

By / — A great post by fellow OwnerCamper Jeff Robbins about his role as CEO a Lullabot. But the truth is that “replace yourself” is just a concept – an ideal. It could also be restated as “You can’t do everything. Find… More →

When the Fork Breaks

By / — In the night kitchen, we ponder forking products to make new cakes. More →

Why Comments Still Matter

By / — Earlier this year Copyblogger set the blogosphere ablaze with its controversial decision to turn off comments. The announcement cited the burden of moderation, spam, and the availability of other conversation “outposts” as the main reasons for closing comments. It also… More →

Why Web Development Is Complex

By / — […] in the 15 years I’ve been doing this, the list never gets shorter, it only gets longer. Yep.# More →

WordPress for iOS changes

By / — Hey everyone! Over the past couple of weeks there have been some pretty significant changes made to how the WordPress for iOS app is being developed. We’ve decided to start modularizing the application into components that can be shared or… More →