WordPress News Digest for Friday, August 14, 2015

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14 Tips for Making the WordPress Admin Client-Proof (So They Don’t Break Their Site!)

By / — Sometimes the sign of a good developer is an ability to protect clients from themselves. Here are 14 tips for making the WordPress dashboard client-proof, safe, secure, and stable. More →

A Fresh Collection of Graphic Freebies for Your next Creation

By / — Have you ever wanted to give your website a fresh look but don't know how? Look no further my friend! a new monthly harvest has arrived and it comes full of free resources, including icons, Photoshop mockups, templates for multiple… More →

A/B testing your newsletters

By / — Earlier this year, I’ve written a few posts on email marketing. In those posts I’ve also mentioned that doing A/B testing for your newsletters (or other forms of email marketing) are a must. However, there are a lot of things… More →

An Interview With Leland Fiegel, Creator of WP Chat

By / — Last August, WP Chat relaunched itself – turning away from the freenode IRC platform and instead moving towards a Discourse-based open forum for WordPress developers of all skill levels. We caught up with Leland Fiegel – founder of WP Chat and… More →

Death of Mobile Web

By / — Mobile web and mobile in-app behaviour are not binary. When users are in the facebook app, they spend a tremendous amount of time accessing the mobile web through facebook’s own in-app browser. The same for twitter and others. We enter social… More →

How Designers Choose Fonts

By / — If you’ve been charged with choosing typography for a client and don’t know what to start, check out this great intro to fonts over at Canva. It goes into enough detail that you should leave feeling confident about future font… More →

How to Add WhatsApp Share Button in WordPress

By / — Messaging apps like WhatsApp are becoming a new way to share things with friends. Recently one of our users asked us how they can add a WhatsApp share button in their posts. In this article, we will show you how… More →

Mailbag: Multisite or Not?

By / — Nope, still wouldn't use Multisite for this one. More →

My Suite of Apps: LineIn

By / — Even though I can generally set the devices I prefer to use and leave them, all it takes is one mistake before I end up double and triple checking my settings for each call and each screencast. Unfortunately, I made… More →

Nick Haskins Rebrands Lasso to Editus

By / — In mid July, Nick Haskins, founder and lead developer of Lasso, was served a cease and desist letter from LassoSoft. LassoSoft argued that Lasso violates its registered trademarks and causes confusion to its customers. Instead of fighting litigation, Haskins decided… More →

PHP 7.0 Final will ship November 12th 2015

By / — Very exciting to see the PHP team set the date for the PHP 7.0 final (gold) release. https://wiki.php.net/todo/php70#timetable Thursday November 12th – 90 days from today, mark your calendars! It will be as if millions of servers cried out as… More →

Video Recap: Andrew Woods On Finely Tuned Consultant

By / — This week on “Finely Tuned Consultant,” we spoke with Seattle-based developer Andrew Woods in advance of his upcoming WordCamp Vancouver presentation, “Robot OOP.” In an effort to make learning about object-oriented programming more fun, Woods has done away with traditional… More →

WP REST API 1.2.3 Patches XSS Vulnerability

By / — WP REST API version 1.2.3 and 2.0 Beta 4 address a security issue that affects sites running 1.2 or 2.0 beta. This release fixes a potential XSS vulnerability related to JSONP support in 1.2 and 2.0 of the API. Automatic… More →

WP REST API: Versions 1.2.3 (Security Release) and 2.0 Beta 4

By / — First and foremost: version 1.2.3 of the REST API is now available. Download it from the plugin repository or from GitHub. This is a security release affecting sites running version 1.2 or a 2.0 beta releases. Security Release Recently, we… More →

Weekly WordPress News: WPLift Support Off & Running & The Rise of Multi-Purpose Themes

By / — It’s been two weeks now since I launched WPLift Support, it’s had a good response so far with some blogs talking about it and traffic to the site is just getting going. We’ve had some staff applications for people wanting… More →

WordPress Glossary for Beginners (Confusing Terms Explained!)

By / — For someone new to the world of blogging, all the new terms being thrown around can get pretty confusing –… The post WordPress Glossary for Beginners (Confusing Terms Explained!) appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Your 2015 Guide to Talking Tech With Non-Technical WordPress Clients

By / — Imagine the scene. You’re pitching an idea to a client, or explaining how a new feature in their WordPress site will work. You’re confident your approach will help their business in a myriad of ways. But you see their eyes… More →