WordPress News Digest for Friday, March 14, 2014

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A Good Pick-up Line and a Good CTA Are Pretty Much the Same Thing

By / — When you’re trying to inspire engagement on your site, you want to implement the best practices to encourage further interaction, right? Right. Because if that’s not what you’re doing, then you should probably keep your […] More →

Admin Help Updates from 3/10/2014 Meeting

By / — There are some big changes and a new direction for the team, new co-leads are myself and @Clorith.  @jazzs3quence will still be involved in a supportive role. The first part of the meeting was used to discuss the Feature Plugin… More →

Continuous Deployment With Dploy.io

By / — In modern day development in both Web and Software it's important to be able to make changes and features quickly, this has lead to a practice of continuous deployment which will work with your code repository to deploy your code… More →

Create An eBay-Style Auction Website With WordPress

By / — Everybody loves eBay. Getting involved in auctions for products and possibly finding a bargain are a huge draw for most… The post Create An eBay-Style Auction Website With WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Hello Admins WP 3.8 x for id ID…

By / — Hello Admins, WP 3.8.x for id_ID has been completed, ready for release. Pls give instruction for anybody who has deployment capability to put it on id.wordpress.org. Thanks More →

How to Show Related Pages in WordPress

By / — Recently, one of our users asked us if there was a way to show related pages instead of posts in WordPress. Previously, we showed you how to show related posts in WordPress with or without plugin. In this article, we… More →

Is WordPress the Right Tool for the Job?

By / — A post I keep meaning to write, and one I still might, is when WordPress is and isn’t the right tool to use for a specific type of project. The specific shape and comparisons of my answer differ slightly from… More →

Lessons From Inbox Zero

By / — I’m a month in on INBOX ZERO. It’s been a good experience. I spend less time staring at a list of things I need to deal with at some point and am only looking at new things that need attention.… More →

Metadata API/UI Meeting Today

By / — We’re having a low-key meeting today, as people are out enjoying WordCamp Atlanta and others this weekend. Don’t forget about the time change, it’s still at 19:00 UTC which is 2pm CDT now with day light savings time. We’ll be… More →

My Web Design Journey From GeoCities To WordPress

By / — This post is part of our Customer Spotlight series. If you have an interesting story to tell and would like to share your experience with WordPress and Elegant Themes on our blog, please contact us! Introductions My name is Anthony Louis Kelly. I’m… More →

Not The Bug I Expected

By / — Adventures in debugging a database error of the sort I had never seen before! More →

Plan for the “unknown” to bring sanity to the work week

By / — Sage advice from Sandy. I’ll be here all week.# More →

Shaer on Taibbi

By / — Raging Against Hacks With Matt Taibbi. I can’t wait to see his new publication. More →

The Beginner’s Guide To Object-Oriented Programming in WordPress

By / — Comments are closed on this post. Please keep the discussion on each article in the series.When it comes to writing code for WordPress, I’ve been told that I come off as someone who espouses object-oriented programming as the way to write… More →

The Importance of Mentors: How a High School Student Became a Professional WordPress Developer

By / — Sunny Ratilal’s WordPress adventure started when he was 13 years old. While learning how to build a custom content management system, he stumbled upon WordPress and started fiddling around with it to learn more about its features. At the age… More →

The Power of Our Reviews

By / — We’ve been doing our Website Reviews for quite some time now, and recently we’ve also added the Conversion Review to that list. There are some of you, the very loyal ones, who we’ve had the pleasure of helping in both… More →

The Weekly WordPress News, Tutorials & Resources Roundup No.61

By / — This week I finished off my first theme release of the year, named CleanPort, Im really pleased with how it turned out. The design is nice and clean and all the functionality uses WordPress built-in features, no external options panel… More →

Tickets On Sale For WordCamp North Canton, Ohio

By / — Tickets have gone on sale for the 2nd annual WordCamp North Canton, Ohio. This years event takes place on May 2nd and 3rd. Friday is dedicated to a marketing bootcamp while Saturday will feature speakers discussing a variety of topics.… More →

WP Engine and Gigaom Join Forces to Create Oasix

By / — A SXSW Oasis in Downtown Austin A SXSW oasis… (get it?) Imagine an oasis in the heart of SXSW, a retreat where people can sneak away from the crowds, unwind, grab a cocktail, and spark up a deep conversation. Last… More →

WPWeekly Episode 141 – One Million WordCamps In Ohio

By / — We’ve kept this weeks edition of WordPress Weekly short and sweet. We talked about the news of week and I shared my experience attending the first ever WordCamp Dayton, Ohio. We discussed why there are so many WordCamps happening in… More →

Watchdogs Story Trailer

By / — Watchdogs is a new game coming from Ubisoft. I’ve been a fan of them for ages – Beyond Good and Evil is one of the best games ever, and more recently Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia and Assassins Creed have… More →

WordPress + MailChimp: Going Beyond Subscribe Forms

By / — Most WordPress and MailChimp integrations begin and end with the subscription forms but there's a lot more you can do with MailChimp that will take the load off your WordPress site and keep you, your audience and your hosting provider… More →

WordPress Careers on the Rise: VentureBeat Seeks WordPress Developer

By / — The world of WordPress is growing . . . Yesterday, VentureBeat—a technology news website, focusing on disruptive technology—released a post advertising a position for a WordPress web developer. This is exciting news for the entire WordPress […] More →

WordPress Tip: How to Load Google Fonts Over SSL and Non-SSL

By / — Here’s a quick tip for when you load Google fonts in WordPress. If you want the fonts to work over both SSL and non-SSL, you need to use the protocol relative link. For example, if you’re loading Google fonts from… More →