WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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Agenda for December 15th Support Meeting

By / — General Announcements WordPress 4.7 Checkin with International Support Liaisons For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting. The meeting will be in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account… More →

15 Common WordPress Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

By / — Even though WordPress is fairly easy to use out of the box, mistakes are still made. In this white paper, get a better idea of some of the most common WordPress mistakes agencies and their clients make, and how to… More →

Some WP-API Tips for WordPress 4.7+

By / — Now that the WP-API is in core, here are some useful tips for you. Filtering Posts Filtering posts was a bit confusing for me at first, because the documentation seems to suggest you would visit an endpoint like /posts/category/40 to… More →

Quit Your Day Job! Do WordPress Instead [Video]

By / — Chris Hinds, COO of Road Warrior Creative, once worked up to 89 hours per week in the food industry. However, he found the lifestyle to be unsuiting to his needs and soon left to spend more time with his family.… More →

Matt Mullenweg Proposes WordPress Growth Council

By / — During the last WordSesh event held in August 2016, Matt Mullenweg joined the community for a session where he spoke about the growth of WordPress and his thoughts on confronting the project’s external threats. Mullenweg floated the idea of a… More →

UpdraftPlus Acquires WP-Optimize, Will Be Integrated Into UpdraftCentral

By / — UpdraftPlus, a European company that maintains a backup plugin by the same name with nearly 1M active installs, has acquired the WP-Optimize plugin. WP-Optimize was created eight years ago by Ruhani Rabin and is actively installed on more than 500K… More →

Understanding Copies & References in PHP

By / — The inner workings of PHP aren’t something most WordPress developers need to worry about too much. Especially if you focus on the front end and are a master of flex-box (I’m neither) you probably can safely never understand the subtleties… More →

The Top 10 Anticipated Digital Marketing Events of 2017

By / — 2016 was a monumental year for digital marketing, with the rise of live streaming video, native advertising, and the increased […] The post The Top 10 Anticipated Digital Marketing Events of 2017 appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Why you should use Yoast internal linking

By / — Yesterday we released our new internal linking tool in Yoast SEO Premium. The internal linking tool will help you to link to related content. It will find related posts for you, and it will become much easier to link from… More →

Creating a Unique Border for your Divi Gallery Module Images

By / — This post is part 3 of 5 in our mini series titled 5 Impressive Divi Gallery Layouts and How to Create Them. Stay tuned for all five unique examples of the gallery module and tutorials on how to achieve them!… More →

WordPress Plugins For Development (As Of Today)

By / — These are ten WordPress plugins for development I use and recommend for anyone who's doing any type of development of custom solutions. WordPress Plugins For Development (As Of Today) was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources… More →

How to Add a WordPress Widget to Your Website Header

By / — Do you want to add a WordPress widget to your website’s header area? Widgets allow you to easily add content blocks into designated sections of your theme. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a WordPress… More →


By / — Ramping up your WordPress site on mobile with Google's AMPlification project. More →

14 Sneaky Online Tools to Help You Spy on Your Site’s Visitors

By / — You’re in business to cater to your audience, right? In person. Over the phone. Via email. And even passively through your website. Whether they’re prospective customers just checking out your site, loyal subscribers who have yet to purchase anything, or… More →

Need Custom Buttons? Try Out These Incredible WP Button Plugins

By / — WordPress, by default, has no options to add customizable buttons. However, there are many free and paid solutions to build attractive buttons. Which can be used in landing pages as well as in calls to action? There are WordPress plugins… More →

Backing Up The Backup Of Your WordPress Site – BobWP

By / — Having two backups of your WordPress site is better than one. Currently I have three services backing up our site: WP Engine Hosting, ManageWP and VaultPress. We take a look at each one. More →

How to Design a Killer Email Newsletter to Encourage Customer Engagement

By / — Given that over 30% of the world’s total population now converse via social media, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the humble email has almost drawn its last breath. Having said that, the personal nature of an email is something… More →

7 Awesome WordPress Curation Themes for Collecting and Sharing the Best Content Available

By / — Content curation is a hot topic these days. With the abundance of information available on the internet, people simply do not have the time to search and browse everything they want to read. Instead, people want all of it in… More →

5 Ways Pre-Built WP Websites Will Boost a Freelance Designer’s Productivity

By / — It’s not uncommon for even experienced freelance web designers to encounter productivity issues. They take on too much work, only to discover too late that their tools or work habits are, in some respects, lacking. The result: longer hours, missed… More →

VueJS: Redirect Unmatched Routes To 404

By / — Like any other website if the router can not find the URL you're navigating to then you need to display a 404 page to your user for them to know… More →

Automating WooCommerce Memberships with AutomateWoo

By / — As your site’s membership community grows, managing communication and gathering feedback from your members becomes far more difficult. Maybe you’d like to follow up with members who’ve cancelled to see why they left, or welcome new members with a personalized… More →

Multisite Office Hours Recap (December 13, 2016)

By / — Multisite office hours are held every Tuesday at 17:00 UTC in #core-multisite. The next will be . The weekly agenda was to discuss long-term goals for multisite and prioritize tickets to work on related to one of the three new… More →