WordPress News Digest for Thursday, April 14, 2016

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5 major takeaways from WooConf 2016

By / — Between April 6-8, hundreds of store owners, developers, and ninjas descended upon Austin, Texas to do just one thing: eat tacos. Okay, so maybe two things: eat tacos, and celebrate the world’s leading eCommerce platform at the second annual WooCommerce… More →

A new home for our Google Analytics plugins

By / — Today we’re announcing that our Analytics plugins are getting a new home on MonsterInsights.com. One of the “problems” of a quickly growing business is that you have to choose what to focus on. We’ve made that choice: we’ll focus on… More →

April 14th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — WordPress 4.5 is here. How’s it looking? WordPress 4.5 has been released, and we have been collecting not-bugs, bugs, and known conflicts in the master list. We have noticed an odd decrease in users willing to troubleshoot, compared to past… More →

Carrie Dils Talks WordPress and Web Accessibility

By / — At WP Engine, we’re passionate about helping our customers learn and grow. In keeping with that ethos, we proudly present “Finely Tuned Expert,” a series of interviews with some of the brightest talents in tech, marketing, and (naturally) WordPress. Editor’s… More →

Customizer Kickoff for 4.6

By / — This we’ll have a Customizer chat in #core-customize to discuss the roadmap and ideas for 4.6. Referring to the Customizer roadmap post (and component page), at a high level, two big features I personally am interested in are: #34923: Introduce basic content authorship in… More →

Global WordPress Translation Day Slide Deck template for live sessions

By / — Good morning, dear polyglots! Attention all of you who are taking part in Global WordPress Translation day, and especially those who have signed up to do a live session about translating to their language – this information is important for you.… More →

Hello team I would like to have i18n…

By / — Hello team! I would like to have i18n two of the fr_FR GTEs have SVN access: @fxbenard and @wolforg. Thank you! More →

How To Scale Your WooCommerce Store (Webinar Recording)

By / — EDITOR’S NOTE 04/14/16: Did you miss the live broadcast of this webinar? Don’t fret. A full video replay is available here. Happy viewing. To maximize sales, growing your ecommerce store’s traffic is crucial. But to increase traffic, your WooCommerce store… More →

How to Add an “Add to Cart” Popup for Easy Digital Downloads

By / — If you've heard of or make use of e-commerce with WordPress in any way you must have come across Easy Digital Downloads at one point or another. It's the best (and free) plugin to sell digital downloads on your WordPress… More →

How to Easily Check Which WordPress Version You are Using

By / — Recently, one of our users asked us how to check which WordPress version they were using? Sometimes you may need this information to see if your website is up to date. In this article, we will show you how to… More →

How to Tell Bots to Go Crawl Themselves

By / — Is your site overwhelmed by bots? Add this code to your .htaccess file and tell bots to go crawl themselves: it points all bots but the ones you specify to localhost. Continue Reading How to Tell Bots to Go Crawl… More →

How to Use WP-CLI for Better WordPress Site Management

By / — The command line interface has always been popular in the world of developers, as it provides much more productivity and speed when developing a site. WP-CLI helps web developers overcome the most head-scratching tasks in developing a WordPress website. In… More →

Imagine 2016 in pictures

By / — The Road to Imagine 2016 The Big Dam Run Tattoo time Registration Breakfast Merchandise Lunch in the sunshine Speakers Marketplace Interactive Community Board More breakfast Keynotes A Rebrand? Awards Lego More Speakers Jamie Clarke Magic Johnson Legendary Imagine Event The… More →

Magento Imagine Conference – Day Two Recap

By / — General Session This years general session kicked off with a dramatic musical intro featuring live drums, guitar, trumpet and saxophone. After which Jamie Clarke – co-owner of liveoutthere.com bounded out on to stage, bringing his unique blend of humour and… More →

ManageWP Customer Happiness Report – March

By / — Without much adieu, we wanted to share with you the March Customer Happiness Statistics. In the interest of full disclosure we have decided to share with you the good, the bad and the ugly. In this report, you will see… More →

TemplateMonster Launches GPL WordPress Themes (+ Special Offer: 5 GPL themes for $75)

By / — Single-site WordPress themes are gradually receding into the background, giving way to GPL licensed alternatives. Under this type of license, you are absolutely free to use a WordPress theme as you wish. To be more precise, you can install it… More →

The Anatomy of a Small WordPress Development Company

By / — We spend a lot of time around here talking about WordPress and all things WordPress related. Not much surprise there; we’re a WordPress business and well, WordPress is really pretty cool. There’s a lot to talk about! The list of… More →

This Could Happen To You – Why We Switched To Managed Hosting

By / — What do Sony Music, The Walt Disney Company, Time Inc., BBC America, and Clorox have in common? Here’s one thing: They all use WordPress to help get their digital content out to the masses. WordPress began as a blogging platform,… More →

WPWeekly Episode 230 – Interview With Mike Schroder WordPress 4.5 Release Lead

By / — In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Mike Schroder who led the WordPress 4.5 release cycle. Schroder tells us what it’s like to release software to millions of websites across the world. We learn… More →

WordCamp London 2016 Wrap-Up

By / — iWeb have been attending WordCamp London since its inception back in 2013. We certainly weren't going to miss this year's. WordCamps are aimed at anyone who has an interest in WordPress, from content creators to full fledged developers, everyone is welcome.… More →

Would You Be Interested in Premium Content?

By / — Premium content is one of those things that means different things to different people whenever it comes to blogging. Sometimes, people think it refers to a pay-to-play forum; others believe that it has to do with some "I'll give you… More →