WordPress News Digest for Monday, October 13, 2014

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15 Awesome News & Magazine Style Themes for WordPress

By / — Did you know that nearly 50% of all Americans use the internet to read the news each and everyday? That… The post 15 Awesome News & Magazine Style Themes for WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Awesome Giveaway from InMotion Hosting – 2 Yearly Accounts Up for Grabs

By / — All readers are invited to participate in this great giveaway from InMostion Hosting! To get one of two yearly hosting accounts just enter the competition using the Rafflecopter widget below and stay tuned for the results. More →

Build a Content Heavy News Website with WordPress & NewsCore

By / — NewsCore is a premium WordPress theme that has been created for anyone intending to build a new or magazine style website. The theme is packed with useful features and page layouts that give you plenty of options for how your… More →

Casual iPhone Earbuds (w/ Mic)

By / — The ear buds that Apple provides with the iPhone have always fallen out of my ears. I embarked on a journey of discovery recently and tested out a set of Panasonics and a set of Samsungs. Both work well and… More →

Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes

By / — Beautiful and functional select dropdowns for your web forms. Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes Original Article: Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web… More →

Customer Support Showdown: Forums vs. Email

By / — It's the ultimate WordPress customer support showdown: forum support vs. direct email support. Here's a comprehensive look at the pros and cons of both. More →

Eloquent JavaScript

By / — An online ebook about JavaScript. Now in its 2nd edition. Eloquent JavaScript Original Article: Eloquent JavaScript Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

How to Choose a Free Theme That Works for You

By / — Last week we discussed things to do after you finish installing WordPress, and one of the items on the list was installing a theme. So to follow up, this week I’m going to explain how to choose the […] The post How to… More →

How to Create a Compelling Brand Story for Your Online Store

By / — Your brand story is what separates you from everyone else.  It’s the reason why anyone should care you exist. But what is it, exactly? The simple answer is “your business itself.” Everything you do is part of it. Everything you… More →

How to Create a Development Schedule for Your WordPress Site

By / — Just like an iPhone or a sonic screwdriver, a WordPress site is made up of many parts that have to play nice together. Playing nice doesn’t happen by accident. It takes planning. It takes time, money, talent, resources, and materials.… More →

How to Password Protect Posts in WordPress

By / — Have you ever thought about creating a blog post just for close friends or family members? Or publish a post just for editors on your WordPress site? As a content publishing platform, WordPress comes with some basic content visibility options… More →

It’s Not GPL and That’s Okay

By / — The patchwork elephant of websites means that there isn't one answer for everything. More →

Lets be clear about what is required or not.

By / — I thought I’d do a little Monday morning public service blog post. I like all admins see a lot of reviews. As a result some trends occur and I want to start mentioning those and trying to combat things outside… More →

Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes

By / — Meta Boxes are one of the most flexible ways to enhance WordPress functionality. When it comes to writing them, however, it can become a bit of chore to maintain the code over time. This post is the first in a complete… More →

Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes

By / — The comments on this post are closed. Please leave your feedback on each of the respective articles.When it comes to enhancing the functionality of the CMS, WordPress meta boxes are one of the most flexible features that we can introduce… More →

Mistakes – macwright.org

By / — “Mistakes is a tool for teaching Javascript to people, mostly on projectors. […] You type JavaScript on the left, and it echoes the results of an expression on the right, per-line.” Mistakes – macwright.org Original Article: Mistakes – macwright.org Dougal… More →

New Yorker on WP

By / — With the relaunch, NewYorker.com runs on WordPress, a more robust, user-friendly CMS. “We’re looking at almost total upside there,” Thompson tells me. Because the tools are no longer getting in the way of producers doing their job, NewYorker.com is now… More →

On our support forum we’ve been informed that…

By / — On our support forum we’ve been informed that if you make an upgrade to wp 4.0 at the end you have the 3.9.3 alpha. I tried an upgrade and it happens to me too. Benvenuti in WordPress 3.9.3 Thank you… More →

Set Up WordPress Like a Pro

By / — Setting up WordPress is something you learn early on and don’t really think about – it becomes second nature. A complete professional installation and configuration can contain a lot longer than the famous 5 minute install! From .htaccess security to automated… More →

SiteGround WordPress Hosting Giveaway

By / — Just last week we introduced you to SiteGround’s awesome hosting options for WordPress. We even gave you a behind the… The post SiteGround WordPress Hosting Giveaway appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

The Sum of Its Parts

By / — The whole might be greater than the sum of its parts, but startups are all about the individual parts.<…> Especially in the early days. I'd like to explain this by telling you the story of Waqas Ali, an entrepreneur whom… More →

Typ.io: Fonts that go together

By / — Learn which fonts work well together by seeing what designers are using on real-world sites. Typ.io: Fonts that go together Original Article: Typ.io: Fonts that go together Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

WooThemes and the WooFramework Overview

By / — In the coming four weeks I will be starting to release my WooTheme tutorials for my members. Initially there will be some basic tutorials on the Framework itself, plus a couple of WooThemes to start out with. In addition, you… More →

WordPress vs. Blogger — The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

By / — As the world of the internet has grown, both the potential and popularity behind blogging has skyrocketed. As blogging became a growing trend, new genres of bloggers began to appear on the scene. The traveling blogger, the causal blogger, the… More →