WordPress News Digest for Monday, July 13, 2015

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55 Best Free and Responsive WordPress Themes

By / — If you're building a new site, it needs to be mobile-friendly. That means a responsive design is your best bet. Here's a list of the best responsive WordPress themes on the market right now – and best of all, they're… More →

Bad Code

By / — Code can be bad while still being totally right. More →

Change in Technology

By / — I like change. Actually – I love it. I get bored when nothing changes. It’s partly why I do what I do. I’ve been coding for years, as I can be in control of what gets done – and how it… More →

Content Marketing Ideas for Your Industry

By / — Content marketing has become a crucial marketing method for hundreds, if not thousands, of brands across the world. Now that the attention of consumers is tougher than ever to capture, content is a fantastic way to cut through the clutter,… More →

EP143 – When, why & how to build your own WordPress plugin? – July 13 2015

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing WordPress plugins from when you should why you should and how you should go about getting started. Show airs July 12 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC WPwatercooler Logo Shirt | Teespring… More →

Embed Your Meerkat Stream on Your WordPress Site

By / — Just one day after Meerkat, the popular video streaming service, launched its embedded player, a WordPress plugin was in the works to make it easy for publishers to take advantage of it. David Artiss, an English developer and author of… More →

Envato Targeted by DDoS Attack, WordPress Theme Authors Report Major Decline in Sales

By / — If you’ve attempted to access Themeforest or any other site on the Envato network lately, you may have encountered some down time. The company updated customers and community members today, attributing the technical difficulties to a DDoS attack: Since July… More →

Get Creative With Your Content With MotoPress Content Editor

By / — Building Posts and Pages with WordPress is pretty straight-forward. You create a new post, write your content, do a bit of formatting and Bob’s your teapot. But what if you want jazz things up a bit? What if you want… More →

How to Install WordPress in Microsoft Azure

By / — Microsoft Azure is one of the leading cloud computing providers in the ranks of Google and Amazon. Previously we had… The post How to Install WordPress in Microsoft Azure appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

I’m looking to get some translation started for…

By / — I’m looking to get some translation started for NZ Maori. The locale is available (https://glotpress.trac.wordpress.org/browser/trunk/locales/locales.php#L1267), but has no projects to translate Is it possible to add projects to https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/mri for translation? Strangely it was available last week at https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/mri/default, but… More →

My Website Got Hacked. WP Engine® Saved The Day.

By / — There aren’t many companies that understand great customer service. The ones that do make up for all the other lousy ones. They are also the companies that stand the test of time. WP Engine is one of those companies. Great… More →

Re-Organising and Re-Launching My Blog

By / — I’ve relaunched my blog, now under the domain jeangalea.com, moved over from fitforblogging.com. This change has been a long time coming. Fit for Blogging, launched in 2012, was meant to be a test of sorts for me to see if… More →

Read The Source Luke

By / — Josh Pollock (who recently wrote this great guest post for us) was generous enough to share one of the best pieces of advice he’s ever received while working with WordPress: “when you don’t know how to do something, you should… More →

Role Models in Software Development

By / — But then I remember that when we look up to people, we often look up to people for what it is that they do versus who they are. For example, perhaps the way a person conducts their personal life in… More →

Structure as fuel

By / — In many perceptions, structure is synonymous with “boundaries”, “limitations”, and “restrictions”. This is often the perception of the creative thinker. “Don’t box me in” is an often used phrase. As a product person, I feel the role of a product… More →

Super Store Finder – A Powerful, Professional and Responsive Store Locator

By / — If you’re you looking for a store locator that is completely customizable, works across all devices/browsers and built with modern standards in mind? Then I would say, Super Store Finder for WordPress is a very good option. More →

The 13 Best Corporate WordPress Blogs (And What Makes Them Great)

By / — There’s a reason why more than 60% of the websites known to use a Content Management System (CMS) have chosen WordPress. It’s an easy-to-use, extensible, and completely customizable solution that doesn’t require a learning curve the size of the St.… More →

This week in 4.3: July 13 – 19

By / — This is the jump-start post for the tenth week of the WordPress 4.3 release cycle. Beta3 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.3 milestone down to 40. Priority Tickets this… More →

This week’s meeting agenda We have a meeting…

By / — This week’s meeting agenda We have a meeting tomorrow at 18:00 UTC in #themereview on Slack. Lets get as many people as we can and vote on the roadmap: https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2015/07/07/roadmap-for-phase-one/ More →

Topher DeRosia Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Attend WordCamp Pune, India

By / — Topher DeRosia, founder of HeroPress, is asking for $2,150 to attend WordCamp Pune, India. DeRosia was asked to speak about HeroPress by Saurabh Shukla, who is a HeroPress contributor and also the lead organizer of WordCamp Pune, India. In an… More →

Upload Custom User Profile Photos with the Easy Author Image Plugin for WordPress

By / — Although we’ve already looked at a couple of plugins that can spruce up the author bio boxes on your WordPress website, if you don’t want to go all the way and replace this section of your theme, but you’d still… More →

What is the Hello Dolly WordPress Plugin? Should You Delete it?

By / — Recently one of our users asked what does the Hello Dolly plugin do in WordPress? If you just got started with WordPress, then you probably noticed Hello Dolly comes pre-installed in WordPress with an extremely vague description. In this article,… More →

Working with WordPress and Mediaelement.js

By / — WordPress uses Mediaelement.js for its audio and video player and recently I had to dive in to the code to figure out how to interact with the player using jQuery.… The post Working with WordPress and Mediaelement.js appeared first on… More →