WordPress News Digest for Saturday, July 12, 2014

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5 Great Plugins For Sharing Your Instagram Feed With WordPress

By / — It is amazing to think that Instagram is less than four years old. After being launched in October 2010, it only took two months to reach 1 million users. Six months later the service had 5 million registered users and… More →

A Proposed Enhancement That Saves A Mouse Click When Upgrading WordPress Plugins

By / — Four months ago, WordPress user Fredelig created a new ticket on WordPress trac suggesting the plugin update notification bubble load the page listing all of the plugins with pending upgrades. In WordPress 3.9, clicking the notification loads Plugins.php which lists… More →

Extensible Plugins – A Case Study of Edupress

By / — Below are the slides from my WordCamp Bournemouth 2014 talk on Extensible plugins. More →

Gust Plugin Adds Support for Categories, Featured Images and Custom Post Types

By / — The Gust plugin aims to provide a Ghost-style publishing experience within the WordPress admin. It was released at the end of last year by developer Arūnas Liuiza. He was disappointed that Ghost didn’t end up being a fork of WordPress,… More →

How to Remove the WordPress Admin Toolbar From Your Site

By / — WordPress automatically displays a toolbar at the top of the page when you’re logged in. Whether you’re viewing the WordPress dashboard or the front page of your site, it’s still there – and for many people it’s an annoyance. For… More →

Image Editing UX Research: Personas

By / — I was meeting with @siobhan last week to work on creating initial personas for Image Editing in WordPress. We came up with 6 main personas with different skill levels, goals and frustrations (for details see link below): Novice Blogger Experienced Blogger… More →

Pressware: Just Another WordPress Company

By / — Since launching The Pressware Shop a few months ago, I’ve also been working to blog a few times a week about what’s going on with the projects that are in development and about some of the core philosophies that I’m trying… More →

Quick Tip: How to Add Numbered Pagination to WordPress

By / — For navigating older posts, by default WordPress uses next and previous links which are ok but only allow you to go back one page at a time. If you would like to know how to add numbered pagination to WordPress… More →

WPWeekly Episode 154 – All About The Customizer

By / — On this episode of WordPress Weekly, we give you the low down on all the new features in WordPress 4.0 beta 1. Later in the show, Matt Wiebe who works for Automattic as a design engineer, joins us to discuss… More →