WordPress News Digest for Thursday, May 12, 2016

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By / — It’s now public that Automattic is the company behind Knock Knock Whois There LLC, the registry for the new .blog TLD. (And a great pun.) We wanted to stay stealth while in the bidding process and afterward in order not to… More →

25 Stunning Divi Sites to Feed Your Inspiration

By / — Today I want to do something a little different. We talk a lot here at Elegant Themes about how to use Divi and what the theme can do, but today I want to take a look at how real people… More →

A Review of the SEO Training Course from DIY SEO

By / — If you are looking to learn about search engine optimization, this SEO Training Course is the perfect place to start. The post A Review of the SEO Training Course from DIY SEO appeared first on BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress… More →

Automattic to Oversee the Sale and Registration of Top-Level .Blog Domains

By / — Automattic announced today that it will begin offering top-level .blog domain registration starting in August 2016. The .blog domain extension will be available to both WordPress and non-WordPress sites. According to Mark Armstrong, an Automattic subsidiary is exclusively managing the… More →

Break Through The Noise: Modern Era Small Business Strategies

By / — WP Engine Founder and CTO Jason Cohen discussed modern era small business strategies at the Small Business Festival last week in Austin. In the speech, he explained how over time technology has made it easier to be connected to one another, but the… More →

Customizr and Hueman theme translation editors

By / — Hello Polyglots team, I am the author of the Customizr theme : https://wordpress.org/support/theme/customizr and the Hueman theme https://wordpress.org/themes/hueman/ Can you please add the editor capabilities for the following translations / users ? #fr_FR – @nikeo #it_IT – @d4z_c0nf #de_DE –… More →

Design chat summary 12th May

By / — Thanks to @zetaraffix for taking amazing notes again, (Slack log). Attendees: @hugobaeta, @zetaraffix, @designsimply, @mindsize, @ocean90, @voldemortensen, @karmatosed, @mapk, @swissspidy, @celloexpressions, @aubreypwd, @chrissmith. Agenda Shades of Gray – the neverending story update. @hugobaeta has been having a hard time getting… More →

Google Cloud, LXD and PHP 7 – The Perfect Hosting Environment

By / — Kinsta becomes the first managed WordPress host exclusively powered by Google Cloud and container technology. At Kinsta we feel this cutting-edge technology will offer us a huge edge over rivals. Staging and developer tools like Git, SSH, WP-CLI are standard on all our… More →

How to Add an Event Calendar for WordPress on Your Homepage

By / — Before I entered the world of WordPress I was a high school biology teacher. I’d set up a WordPress website as a resource for students to see what was coming up on our class roadmap, and also what we’d covered… More →

How to Limit or Disable Automatic Empty Trash in WordPress

By / — In WordPress, when delete a post or comment, it goes into trash. By default, trashed posts and comments remain in your database for 30 days giving you enough time to restore them if needed. After 30 days, WordPress automatically deletes… More →

Keyword research for your webshop

By / — When you start an online shop, keyword strategy might seem less important. You’re selling products, right? So the product names are your keywords. While that might be true in a few cases, in most cases you need to focus on… More →

LShift – Everything you ever wanted to know about git submodules and more

By / — A look at how to work with submodules in Git. LShift – Everything you ever wanted to know about git submodules and more More →

List Of All Countries In JSON

By / — Have you ever created a sign up form that required a dropdown for the user to select the country? Normally you will need to use an API to get a list of all the countries. But this requires another HTTP… More →

May 12th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — WordPress 4.5.2 After the release of WordPress 4.5.2, we did not need to make any changes to the 4.5 Master List. Accessibility Forum Subtitle The Accessibility Forum has been drawing in more threads about folks not being able to access… More →

Office Work: Can You Share Donuts Over Slack?

By / — Monday morning, coffee in one hand, donuts in the other, the beginning of the week and all the possibilities lie ahead. Who to share that with? Last week I got the opportunity to talk to Luca and Davor from Automattic… More →

Side-Stepping the WordPress API

By / — When first getting into programming or when first getting involved with a particular language, one of the most common questions new developers ask is: What's something I can build? And it's a good question, isn't it? I mean, anyone who… More →

Sleek Pique

By / — Pique (pronounced “peek”) made its debut in the WordPress.org repository this week. A spiffy scrolling front-page theme crafted by Automattic’s Sarah Semark, Pique lets you add up to eight panels to the homepage by choosing static pages via the Customizer.… More →

The 16 Best WordPress Podcasts to Listen to in 2016

By / — No matter the role you play in the WordPress community, you need to stay up-to-date on the latest news, tools,… The post The 16 Best WordPress Podcasts to Listen to in 2016 appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress… More →

WPWeekly Episode 234 – All Things WordCamp with Andrea Middleton

By / — In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Andrea Middleton, who works at Automattic as a Community Organizer for the WordPress open source project. We discuss a number of topics including, updates to the WordCamp… More →