WordPress Digest for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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Book Review – The Price is Right by Chris Lema

By / — This week I spent some time reading through Chris Lema's latest book, The Price is Right. As the title infers, it's all about pricing. Since there's been a lot of discussion about pricing in the WordPress community during the past… More →

Create Release ZIP Files from Git Tags

By / — GitHub provides a really nice way of creating release zip files for any of your GitHub projects. Here is a very simple shell script that can be used with any non-GitHub repository for creating release ZIP files out of Git tags:… More →

Currently working on the Irish translation http translate…

By / — Currently working on the Irish translation. http://translate.wordpress.org/projects/glotpress/dev/ga/default Anyone to validate my translations? More →

Do Naked WordPress And Web Apps Mean The End For Mobile Themes?

By / — Atlantic Media's Quartz has shown that web apps can provide at least as good a user experience as a WordPress theme. In this article we'll look at a proof of concept for how you might deliver your site to your… More →

Earning A Steady Income With WordPress

By / — In this article, I'll be discussing some of the top ways using which you can earn a regular income simply on account of your WordPress skills. More →

Free WordPress Theme Release; Blogly is a Clean, Flat Theme for Personal Blogs

By / — Today I’m pleased to announce the release of my latest free WordPress theme, named Blogly, it is a neat little theme which is suitable for personal blogs. The theme is simply designed with a flat styling and a traditional blog… More →

Gaining REM

By / — That's me in the corner. That's me in the spotlight using scss. Trying to auto-calc my rem. And I don't know if I can do it. Oh no I div'd too much. I didn't div enough. More →

Git mirrors for WordPress

By / — I’m pleased to share we now have an official Git mirror for the WordPress core development SVN repository. git clone git://develop.git.wordpress.org/ Read-only mirrors are also set up for a few other WordPress.org repositories, including BuddyPress, bbPress, and the old core.svn… More →

Google releases an official plugin for publishers

By / — Google has released an official plugin called Google Publisher on the WordPress.org repository. Currently, the plugin is in beta and allows you to easily hook up your website to Webmaster tools and also create and manage Adsense, all from within… More →

Hello I have problem with Locale branch for…

By / — Hello, I have problem with Locale branch for dist files: Is there any problem or just me More →

Metadata changes weekly meeting to office hours

By / — At this point, a weekly planning meeting is not applicable. Ticket scrubs of open issues will be more useful to make sure discussions are moving along at a good pace. Metadata team’s weekly meeting every Tuesday at 1900-2000 UTC will from now on take an ”office hours”… More →

MotoPress and the Merits of Drag and Drop

By / — Last year, John Saddington wrote a piece for WP Daily (R.I.P.) about the plugin MotoPress, which led to a rather interesting discussion about drag and drop functionality in WordPress. MotoPress has since refined and released […] More →

Organize Your Sensei Courses

By / — A good online course needs a clear structure, and effective content organisation. Today we bring you two Sensei extensions which aim to improve the way your courses are organised. We’re proud to announce that Sensei Modules and Sensei Media Attachments… More →

Search Initiative: On Hold

By / — Due to a lot of stuff in my lap for the next few months, I don’t have the time to keep chasing down things for Search.  If anyone would like to take point, I’d be glad to help in any… More →

When Plugins Collide: Best Practices For Dealing With WordPress Plugin Conflicts

By / — It is almost inevitable that at some point during the life of your WordPress website you will experience a major plugin conflict. When these conflicts occur it’s never really a problem between two minor plugins. You can almost guarantee that… More →

WordPress 3.9 planning

By / — We were supposed to discuss WordPress 3.9 during the weekly meeting last week, but in the absence of a decision on a release lead, and with a lot of 3.8.1 things to get through, it got pushed to today. 2100… More →