WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Sustain Event Draws 100 Attendees to Discuss the Sustainability of Open Source Software

By / — More than 100 open source project maintainers and industry leaders gathered at the GitHub headquarters in San Francisco last month to discuss the long-term sustainability of open source software. The Sustain event, put on by a relatively new organization called… More →

Free Tools to Scan Your WordPress Website for Vulnerabilities

By / — It’s a stroke of luck for mischief makers on the internet if they can find a way to harm WordPress… The post Free Tools to Scan Your WordPress Website for Vulnerabilities appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

10 Background Design Tricks Now Possible with Divi’s New Background Settings

By / — Since the release of Divi’s new background options interface, Divi has become even more powerful. The new features have opened up a lot of new design possibilities. Today, I am going to introduce some new design tricks you may not… More →

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Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips & tricks

By / — In 2014, we decided to switch over to the (now) commonly-used HTTPS to encrypt sensitive data that’s being sent across our website. This post describes some useful tips based on our own experiences that might come in handy if you’re… More →

6 Best WooCommerce Alternatives for WordPress

By / — One of my favorite things about WordPress is when you find a reliable theme or plugin developer, and then you realize that the search for high-quality website-building tools is over. The only thing I worry about with these sorts of… More →

Agenda for July 13th Support Meeting

By / — General announcements User Notes – What they are and how to use them Forum welcome – Now lives on the forums Forum guidelines – Should we move them into the forums as well (and away from the handbook)? Checking with… More →

Fight The Future

By / — Life in the slow lane isn't okay. The post Fight The Future appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

InMotion Hosting: A Budget WordPress Web Host That Does the Business

By / — One of the most heated debates in the WordPress community is over the ‘best’ available web host. Things get even more complicated when you talk about budget options, since there’s much more competition at the lower end of the spectrum.… More →

6 Top WordPress Theme Marketplaces to Find the Best Themes

By / — We are often asked by our users where can they find the best WordPress themes? In particular, which WordPress theme marketplaces or theme shops is the best? There are actually so many great themes out there that most beginners feel… More →

How to Provide the Latest Medical News for Specific Conditions

By / — Nowadays, it seems like researchers are coming up with new medical treatments just about every single day, doesn’t it? So if you want to keep up with the latest medical news, how are you supposed to be able to stay… More →

Helping Developers Understand Your Customers’ Needs – BobWP

By / — When you sell products to your customers, do the developers on your team really understand about the customer and their needs. Look at how this can be done. More →

Yogurt Bowl Breakfast

By / —   One of my favorite breakfast meals is the yogurt bowl. It’s super easy to prepare and it’s a great fresh way to start your day. Ingredients 1 sliced Banana Half a first of walnuts 5 to 10 berries of… More →

Automattic Releases Net Neutrality WordPress Plugin Ahead of July 12 Protest

By / — Automattic announced its intent to protest the FCC’s attack on net neutrality today by making a way for the millions of WordPress.com users to join in. The company’s logo has been listed on the Save Net Neutrality event website for… More →

VersionPress 4.0 Beta Adds User-Editable Location for Plugin Definitions

By / — VersionPress 4.0 beta is available for testing. It includes a number of improvements, most notably, the ability to load plugin definitions from a user-defined location within the wp-content directory. Plugin definitions are files used to understand data, actions, shortcodes, and… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for July 12th (4.8.1 week 4)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : 4.8.1 planning (beta, RC, translations, launch) Editor / Gutenberg update General announcements If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related to the above,… More →