WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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40 Useful Tools to Manage and Grow Your WordPress Blog (Updated)

By / — We are often asked by our users about what tools we use to manage and grow our WordPress blogs. We have listed some of them in our WPBeginner Blueprint, but there are some more that we use on our different… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chat on September 14th

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly Polyglots chat on : Locale stats Development updates Global WordPress Translation Day 2 Open discussion If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda, please leave a comment below. See you in… More →

Czech editor request for the Hueman theme

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the author of the Hueman theme : https://wordpress.org/themes/hueman Can someone please add the following user as translation editor for Czech ? #cs_CZ – @manasek Thank you very much, Nicolas More →

Dev Chat Agenda for September 14 (4.7 week 4)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : Schedule reminder: We are 5 weeks from the final chance to merge in major features. This includes Twenty Seventeen. Ticket reminder: There are currently 162 tickets in the 4.7… More →

HTML Data Attributes, JavaScript, and Databases

By / — HTML data attributes are useful for storing information but can be especially so when working with JavaScript, databases, and Ajax. HTML Data Attributes, JavaScript, and Databases was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom… More →

How to Get the Most From Your WordPress RSS Feed

By / — RSS feeds. Their popularity may have peaked a few years ago, but they’re still an important part of any website. RSS feeds allow you to distribute and manipulate WordPress posts in some helpful ways. And if you extend their functionality… More →

Lesbians Eat Data

By / — Debugging why the data on my site killed my server was astounding. More →

List of websites using Magento 2

By / — Since it's original release in November last year the buzz around Magento 2 has continued to grow but, understandably, many are still reluctant to make the leap. The feedback we are seeing from developers and merchants is extremely mixed, so… More →

Loot Gaming July 2016 Unboxing – Stranded

By / — Today we’re focussing on Loot Gaming July 2016 unboxing, which is entitled “Stranded”. This box I wasn’t sure if I was looking forward to or not. I’m only a huge fan of the Tomb Raider franchise, with the rest I have… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on September, 14th

By / — Locale stats Releases: 62 (-2) locales up to date. 5 (+5) locales behind by minor versions. 8 (-2) locales behind by one major version. 20 (±0) locales behind more than one major version. 59 (-1) locales have a site but… More →

Polish PTE request for Hueman Addons plugin

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the author of the Hueman Addons plugin : https://wordpress.org/plugins/hueman-addons/ @iworks, can you please add the following user as translation editor for Polish ? #pl_PL – @oskarqpl Thanks again (all done now sorry for the multiple requests… More →

Review: Feed Them Social Makes Adding Social Feeds Easy

By / — Are you a blogger looking to add a feed of your latest Tweets or Facebook posts? Or maybe you produce video content and want an easy way to showcase all your latest creations? No matter what type of social media… More →

Tagging posts properly for users and SEO

By / — Tags for a post can be hard to choose: in this post I’ll explain why they’re important and how to choose them. One of the hardest things as your site becomes bigger is creating and maintaining a site structure that… More →

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a WordPress Theme Framework (Plus In-Depth Reviews)

By / — Since I last reviewed WordPress frameworks two years ago, the nature of frameworks has evolved. My definition of a framework back then was a parent theme with an API and/or extensive customization options for non-coders. But things have changed. Not… More →

Thoughts on Magento 2: Should you upgrade?

By / — If you have come here for a quick read, I won't beat around the bush. There are LOTS of divided opinions out there on the merits of an upgrade to Magento 2, it's either the best thing since sliced bread or a… More →

eCommerce Shop Building: WooCommmerce vs Shopify vs Wix

By / — In recent years eCommerce stores have become very popular making the Internet a crowded – and competitive – marketplace. Because of this, it is no wonder eCommerce store solutions designed to help your build the perfect online shop are popping… More →


By / — As its GitHub documentation notes, this single-file PHP script is “not terribly pretty, but it’s portable and it solves an important problem that comes up whenever WordPress sites get renamed.” More →