WordPress News Digest for Thursday, September 11, 2014

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Add WordPress Coding Standards to NetBeans

By / — The open source NetBeans IDE has support for several different languages and frameworks and a worldwide community of developers who depend on it to code more efficiently. A recent survey conducted by SitePoint placed NetBeans as the third most favored… More →

Best WordPress Slider Plugins in 2014

By / — Anyone who has had a lot of content that they want to show directly on their homepage has, at one time or another, considered or used a slider. These sliders are a good way to showcase and highlight your important… More →

Building a Membership site on the new Rainmaker platform

By / — If you need to display protected content on your site, take a look at this tutorial from Chris Lema. Using the new Rainmaker platform, Chris walks you through how to set up a membership site in 3 hours without needing… More →

Elusive Preview

By / — Tung Do has designed the majority of themes at DevPress and we’re excited to announce the latest collaboration. This new project is designed to be a multipurpose theme, capable of everything from portfolios to restaurant menus… More →

Extended IRC accessibility

By / — Fancy title ahoy! So there’s been voiced some desire to tie in the IRC support/community side of things a bit better with wp.org (This part of the idea I like!) and making it more accessible. There’s been a few opinions… More →

Five New Themes Come to WordPress.org

By / — We’re tremendously pleased to announce the WordPress.org launch of three gorgeous portfolio themes and two elegant business themes by Automattic. … Continue reading → More →

Free Webinar: How to Succeed as a WordPress Consultant

By / — We are happy to present all our users with the opportunity to take a free webinar with our friend Troy Dean, the founder of WP Elevation (which also features a great podcast) and Video User Manuals (responsible for creating all of the ManageWP video tutorials). The… More →

Freefolio: A Free Responsive Portfolio Plugin for WordPress

By / — When creating a portfolio with WordPress, the most ideal way to store your work is in a separate plugin. Later down the road when you want to change your theme, you’ll be able to do so without losing your portfolio… More →

Global Brands Using WordPress ( and what they use it for)

By / — Way back when I first started WPLift, I wrote a popular post called “Famous Brands using WordPress as their CMS” which was quite eye-opening at the time, WordPress was just entering version 3.0 with features such as custom menus, custom… More →

How To Create Custom Post Types For your WordPress Website (Part 1)

By / — Custom post types have allowed a wide variety of content to be displayed in a WordPress site since version 2.9 was released. Before that, you had the ability to create static pages and posts, which in itself was a huge… More →

How to Add Google Analytics in WordPress with Analytify

By / — Have you heard of Google Analytics? Yes it’s powerful but extremely confusing for beginners. We have previously explained how to install Google Analytics in WordPress and how to use Google Analytics, but despite those tutorials beginners often find it very… More →

How to Dislay Video in Popup in WordPress

By / — In today’s tutorial, we’d like to show you how easy it is to display video in popup in WordPress. Intead of just embedding the video, displaying the video in a nice popup can give a wow effect to your visitors… More →

How to Migrate Your Website to WordPress

By / — With WordPress becoming increasingly popular by the day, it is only obvious more people will jump on the bandwagon. While adopting… The post How to Migrate Your Website to WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Importing CSV Files into WordPress: Visual Cues, Part 2

By / — This is part three of a series for how to Import CSV Files into WordPress.As mentioned in the previous post, one of the problems that comes with importing CSV files into WordPress – specifically large files – is giving the… More →

Jeff Starr Releases New 450 Page Book: WordPress Themes In Depth

By / — Jeff Starr, a contributing author to DigWP.com, has put the finishing touches on his brand new book, WordPress Themes In Depth. It’s 450 pages of focused information on WordPress theme development. It’s in PDF format and has support for widescreen… More →

Long-term Asia-Pacific Security

By / — As reported by the Boston Globe, four-star Admiral Samuel Locklear, Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, provided an “unexpected answer” when recently asked “what is the biggest long-term security threat in the Pacific region?” I usually don’t do this, but check… More →

Not So Innocent – The WhiP #83

By / — Fill in the 2014 WordPress Survey, fighting spam, and prowling pangolions. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Podcast: Why Should You Avoid the Abyss of WordPress?

By / — In episode 12, I talk about how a lot of people who either start businesses around WordPress or become avid users, also step into the world of the WordPress community. But as with any community, sometimes we go too far into the… More →

Savvii: Expanding our local WordPress hosting options

By / — We often get questions from people asking about what is “good” WordPress hosting. One of the things we tend to find hard is tell people which hosting company they should use in Europe. Some of the managed WordPress hosting companies out… More →

Stop WordPress Comment Spam With These Pro Tips

By / — Comment spam and registration spam remain a large problem for WordPress users. It is not uncommon for some WordPress websites to receive hundreds or even thousands of comments every week. This level of spam can damage your reputation with readers… More →

Support Team Update for September 11th

By / — Items discussed at today’s meetup. WordPress 4.0 was released (hadn’t you heard?) We had some discussion about if any show stoppers showed up for the new release (it didn’t) and it’s been good. There was discussion about WPML, navigation menus… More →

The Importance of Practicing Responsible Disclosure

By / — Earlier this year, a security vulnerability in WordPress and Drupal was discovered by a member of Salesforce’s security team, Nir Goldshlager. Goldshlager co-authored an article on Mashable about the vulnerability, which Mashable waited to publish […] The post The Importance… More →

Understanding User Roles for WordPress Beginners

By / — Off the shelf, WordPress allows you to assign a number of different user roles to people who use your website in one capacity or another. Now for the newest of users, this may not seem […] The post Understanding User… More →

WPWeekly Episode 162 – Lead Developer of iThemes Security, Chris Wiegman

By / — Marcus Couch and I are joined by the lead developer of iThemes Security, Chris Wiegman. After helping us dissect the news of the week, he tells the story of how he got involved with WordPress. We learn about the circumstances… More →

WordPress 4.0: It’s not inside, it’s on top

By / — I realise that the title of this post won’t mean much to anyone who isn’t a child of the 80s, so here’s a little cultural learning for you – you’re welcome. WordPress v4.0 was released on 4 September with two… More →

Your Ultimate Guide To Organizing Long WordPress Content And Blog Posts

By / — When you build a website or blog, populating it with content is just one step of the process. For some, it’s as simple as writing up a few basic content pages, writing blog posts on a regular schedule, and that’s… More →