WordPress News Digest for Friday, September 11, 2015

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A Look Inside the Offices of 16 People Who Work With WordPress on a Daily Basis

By / — In a remote worker environment, people have the choice to work from home or wherever it’s convenient. Syed Waseem Abbas published a guest post on Torquemag, that looks at the offices of 16 people who work with WordPress on a… More →

Adding Google Maps to WordPress with Your Own Quick Shortcode

By / — If you often use Google Maps on your site, or just want an easier way to embed maps in posts and pages, here's how to do it with your own shortcode. (It really doesn't get any easier than this) More →

Designing a System: WordPress Routing

By / — The larger a WordPress the gets, the more common the need to handle custom URLs. Mapping a custom URL to a new template, a specific hook or both is a bit of a growing pain in WordPress. In the world of… More →

Engineering in hospitals

By / — The New York Times profiled a university hospital in Utah that’s tracking costs and benefits of everything they do. It’s classic Industrial Engineering (my college major), but whenever you see these kinds of articles people act like it’s revolutionary. It is amazing… More →

Importing A Large Database in MAMP

By / — When working with WordPress databases, we're pretty fortunate to have tools like WP Migrate DB Pro, phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, and so on. But there are times when importing a large database is a bit more demanding than the front-end utilities… More →

Justifying conferences, improving WordPress comments, and WordPress’s PHP version support — Draft podcast

By / — This week on the Draft podcast, Joe and Brian discuss justification for attending WordPress events, WordPress comments, and WordPress PHP version support, PHP7, and HHVM. More →

Launch: A Free “Coming Soon” WordPress Theme

By / — Here at WP Kube we’re big on providing you with the best WordPress resources, tutorials, guides, how-to’s, and more. It’s all about delivering value to our awesome WordPress community and in particular, to you, our loyal reader. Today we’re excited… More →

Mailbag: Chocolate Cake is a Need

By / — Multisite, revenue sharing, categories as subdomains, and more in this week's mailbag! More →

New Workshop: Using GravityView to Power Up Gravity Forms – BobWP

By / — If you are a fan of Gravity Forms, you will want to attend this Seattle workshop to learn how GravityView can boost the power of your forms to another level. The post New Workshop: Using GravityView to Power Up Gravity… More →

Secrets Unraveled: Managing a High Traffic WordPress Site

By / — A couple of days ago, we looked into how you can drive more web traffic to your WordPress website, so… The post Secrets Unraveled: Managing a High Traffic WordPress Site appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Sidebar vs. No Sidebar: What to Choose for Your Blog?

By / — There has been a great debate between having a blog with sidebars or without sidebars. Well, most of the people use sidebars because they have the ability to enhance the content, which is written on a site. On the other… More →

Single Post as Home Page in WordPress

By / — Over the past few months, I’ve been working on a new premium theme for WordPress that would feature a single post on the home page. The one issue I needed… The post Single Post as Home Page in WordPress appeared… More →

Tickets On Sale For WordCamp US

By / — Tickets for the first annual WordCamp US are now on sale. Due to overwhelming popularity, tickets are being released in batches with the first batch selling out within hours. There are three types of tickets available for purchase. A full… More →

WP Engine Employee Spotlight: Brandon DuRette, Technical Architect

By / — In continuing my pursuit to find out what makes our employees tick, I sat down with one of WP Engine’s  Technical Architects, Brandon DuRette. I wanted to find out more about why he chose to work at WP Engine and… More →

Weekly SEO Recap: Panda U-Turns, Yandex penalizes and Bing launches new tools

By / — New iPhones! Search news? Oh right… So… About that search news. Panda’s making U-turns, Yandex penalizing sites for selling links, Bing offering new keyword tools and more! What happened to Panda? Google announced a Panda 4.2 update that’d “very slowly” roll out… More →

WordPress Professionals: 6 Ways to Grow Your Business

By / — The life of a small business owner operating in the WordPress space can be at once, fun, challenging and even outright frustrating. It’s as though you are endlessly trying to manage the balance between growing your business and maintaining some… More →