WordPress News Digest for Friday, November 14, 2014

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An In-Depth Overview Of The ManageWP Dashboard

By / — It is no secret that setting up and managing a blog is time-consuming. But what if you could spend less time managing your WordPress site and more time on the important stuff? Sounds too good to be true, right? Well,… More →

Controlling Website Costs: Don’t Flail

By / — Do you have a web project you just can’t seem to get finished? You’ve used at least three different developers, spent twice as much as your original budget, and you’re still nowhere close to done? A flailing project isn’t fun for anyone. That’s… More →

DevriX and Emil Uzelac Team Up to Produce Masonry, A Free WordPress Theme

By / — Masonry is a new free WordPress theme with an elegant 1-column design. You’d be hard-pressed to find a theme that is easier to set up. It offers just a handful of options built into the native customizer, including the ability… More →

Embrace HTTPS

By / — 9 Reasons Why News Media Sites Should Embrace HTTPS in 2015. More →

Flynn O’Connor on Organizing and Marketing a WordCamp for Developers

By / — One topic to come out of the discussion surrounding the cost to attend LoopConf is the idea that WordCamps can’t be developer focused. One of the most exciting aspects of LoopConf is the chance to dive deep into technical discussions.… More →

Get Jetpack’s Markdown Module Without Using Jetpack

By / — Anas H. Sulaiman is a WordPress plugin developer who has created several extensions that extract modules from Jetpack so that they can be used independently. He recently renamed his WordPress.org profile to “JP Bot” and is gradually adding to his… More →

Getting Started with BusyContacts

By / — Wow! The BusyMac folks sure have been busy! I know, I know… I couldn’t help myself. As a BusyCal user for years I’m looking forward to playing with this, it sounds awesome. UPDATE: Wow, I’m blown away. I imported my… More →

Hi I want to change my site description…

By / — Hi, I want to change my site description (http://lo.wordpress.org) and native name from “ພາ​ສາ​ລາວ” to “ລາວ”. Thanks More →

How to Add CAPTCHA in WordPress Login and Registration Form

By / — Spam registrations can be a headache for WordPress membership sites specially the free ones. One way to avoid them is by using CAPTCHA which effectively blocks spam bots on both login and registration forms. In this article, we will show… More →

Image Flow Update 14th November: Prototype Next Steps

By / — An all too brief, but ever-so-productive meeting! We ironed out a few points about the prototype build out and intend to get cracking over the next week. We’ve decided to use Foundation (that might switch, but I’m 90% decided) to… More →

Lately I’ve been experiencing Google Voice calls n…

By / — Lately I’ve been experiencing Google Voice calls not ringing to my phone long enough for me to actually answer them. Anyone else or just me? More →

My Suite of Apps: Picturelife

By / — There are a lot of services that have come up in recent years all of which are designed to provide a level of photo storage and/or to provide you a way to “back in time” to see pictures that were… More →

Stop Printing Ugly WordPress Pages With This Easy Fix

By / — As a WordPress designer, you fret and worry about how your pages and your posts look – on the screen. That’s what it’s all about, right? You look at that new travel-story website you just finished, and it looks great… More →

Support Team Update for November 13th

By / — Items discussed at the the Support meetup: Contacting people off forum This is a recurring item: plugin and theme authors providing their contact details in their own sub-forum for support is acceptable. Almost everyone else? Not so much. Give this… More →

US Internet Competition

By / — In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission in 2002 reclassified high-speed Internet access as an information service, which is unregulated, rather than as telecommunications, which is regulated. Its hope was that Internet providers would compete with one another to… More →

WPWeekly Episode 170 – I’ve Got Your Drama Right Here

By / — Since our guest couldn’t make it due to illness, Marcus Couch and I took the opportunity to thank all of the wonderful listeners who responded to our call to action in episode 169. I followed up the first segment with… More →

WooCommerce shop up and running in less than 48 hours? Arthur did it.

By / — Perhaps this sounds familiar: You’ve always wanted to start your own business and finally have some time to make the dream a reality. A slick website to showcase and sell your products is the next step, but potentially costly, so you investigate setting it up yourself. With… More →

WordPress 4.1 Beta 1

By / — Welcome, everyone, to WordPress 4.1 Beta 1! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress… More →

WordPress 4.1 Beta 1 Now Available for Testing

By / — WordPress 4.1 beta 1 was released into the hands of eager testers today, just in time for the weekend. John Blackbourn announced the beta and outlined a list of features and improvements that you’ll want to put through the paces.… More →

WordPress Community Shares Thoughts on Microsoft’s Open Source News

By / — On Wednesday, S. Somasegar, the corporate vice president of the developer division at Microsoft, announced that Microsoft is opening up access to .NET and Visual Studio — a move that will lead to universal access […] The post WordPress Community… More →

WordPress Core Weekly

By / — Hi Everyone! It’s that time again: WordPress Core Weekly is here. This is a catchup post and covers all commits since the last post up until 11/9/2014. First, a couple quick notes! A large number of Taxonomy changes, listed below,… More →

jQuery Toggling

By / — Just a quick toggling in jquery to show/hide some text. More →