WordPress News Digest for Monday, October 12, 2015

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5 Questions With WordPress Expert Carrie Dils [Video]

By / — At WordCamp DFW last month we caught up with Carrie Dils, a WordPress developer, consultant and teacher. Watch this mini Q&A session for some of Dils’ insights, including what goes into planning a WordCamp and her recent career switch. For more on Carrie Dils, be… More →

9 Ways to Boost Visitor Engagement on Your Website

By / — Regardless of your niche or target market, there is absolutely no shortage of competition on the web. No matter how you look at it, you’re locked in a fierce battle for the attention of website visitors. And therein lies the… More →

A General Pricing Guide for WordPress Websites

By / — No matter what level of knowledge or expertise you currently posses, there’s likely a way to monetize it. This great guide from the Elegant Themes blog breaks down the cost of a WordPress site, and what’s reasonable to charge based… More →

An Ad Network You Can’t Use

By / — It's really the best ad network I've heard of. But I've barely heard of it. More →

EP157 – Managing ads on your WordPress website – Oct 12 2015 – WPwatercooler

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we're going to be talking about the various solutions you can use to manage you banner ads on your WordPress website. Show airs Oct 12 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 6PM UTC The post… More →

Google Webmaster Tools for WordPress Site Owners

By / — Google Webmaster Tools for WordPress sites is a key service that can give you insights to fix issues which are holding you back in the search engines. This service was recently rebranded and is now known as Google Search Console… More →

Halloween Blinky Eyes Project

By / — Glowing eyes appear from the darkness, blink, then fade away. What are these creatures? Why are they watching us…? Continue reading → Original Article: Halloween Blinky Eyes Project Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

Hello translators We just uploaded BuddyPress 2.4.0 beta1…

By / — Hello translators! We just uploaded BuddyPress 2.4.0-beta1, which includes a large handful of new strings. There will be a second beta this week with the last string changes, but I wanted to give a heads-up so we can aim for… More →

How Many WordPress Plugins Is Too Many Plugins…?

By / — Are you addicted to plugins? Do you go crazy installing plugins from WordPress.org like a kid in a candy store? Is it even possible to install too many plugins? And if so, how many is too many? More →

Howdy Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Howdy Polyglots! I am the plugin author for ALO EasyMail Newsletter (https://wordpress.org/plugins/alo-easymail/). Can you add me as a translation editor for #it so I can validate my own traslation? More →

Howdy Polyglots I want to manage #ceb to…

By / — Howdy Polyglots! I want to manage #ceb to help translate it. How i can make it a local site? Please add me as editor or validitor in #ceb #ceb @JeromeDizon More →

New Seattle Workshop: Mastering WordPress (dot) com – BobWP

By / — Did you know this about WordPress.com? Over 409 million people view more than 19.4 billion WordPress pages each month. Users produce about 52.4 million new posts and 47 million new comments each month. WordPress.com is really more than just a… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on October 7

By / — Locale stats We have 156 locales, from which 60 locales are up to date, 1 locale is behind by a minor version and 4 locales are behind by one major version. We have #te behind by a minor version and #cs_CZ, #ky_KY,… More →

SiteGround Review & Giveaway: Does it Really Make Your Site Load Any Faster?

By / — As WordPress continues its explosion in popularity among designers and developers, services geared toward the WordPress community are cropping up all over the Web – among them, managed WordPress hosting. A cursory Google search turns up a long list of providers (along with their… More →

Thanks for the clarification on the Theme Plugin…

By / — Thanks for the clarification on the Theme/Plugin directories. Could you please deploy the Welsh translation for both for cy.wordpress.Thanks! More →

The Little Trick To Go Further

By / — Regardless of how powerful your mind is, you can trick it to allow your body to go further.<…> This is another one of those life lessons that I've learnt from running and one that I implement often. I love running… More →

Tips For Daily Blogging (And How To Garner Blog Post Ideas)

By / — Like anyone who blogs are regular intervals, be it a few times a week to daily, I'm asked how I write daily. In short, I wish I had a simple recipe to explain how to do it. But I think… More →

Total Theme Review: The Best WordPress Multi-Purpose Theme?

By / — Today we are looking at the Total Theme, created by AJ Clark from WPExplorer this is his flag-ship multi-purpose WordPress theme which boasts over 11k sales on ThemeForest and a star rating of 4.82 out of 5. AJ has been… More →

Turn Your WordPress Agency into a Business Machine with Open-Source Redmine

By / — I'm going to dig into how you can use Redmine to manage WordPress development projects. It's the most popular open-source project management tool, and it's used by thousands of web development agencies around the world to manage web development projects. More →

Tweaks to user searching and management

By / — A few improvements have been made to user searching and user management in WordPress 4.3 and the upcoming 4.4. Here’s an overview: 4.3: Performing a search on the Users screen now searches the user’s username, email address, display name, nicename, and URL, instead… More →

What Do You Want to See in a WordPress.tv Redesign?

By / — The WordPress.tv team is requesting feedback on what features you’d like to see in a website redesign. Jerry Bates, volunteer moderator for WordPress.tv, says one of the goals for 2016 is to update the site to better showcase content from… More →