WordPress News Digest for Friday, April 15, 2016

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3 Signs Your WordPress Development Team Is Not Actually a Team

By / — This post was contributed by guest author Peter Suhm. Peter is a web developer from the Land of the Danes. He is the creator of WP Pusher and a huge travel addict, bringing his work along with him as he… More →

30 Creative and Neglected Ways to Increase Traffic to Your WordPress Site

By / — Increasing your site's traffic requires more than keyword optimization and churning out blog posts. Sometimes, you have to get a little creative and these obvious and often disregarded tips should help you develop a strategy to set yourself apart from… More →

Are You Going to Miss Out on These 12 Free WordPress Themes and Plugins?

By / —   Today, we’ve got for you a bunch of 12 free WordPress resources falling mainly under two categories – themes and plugins. Download them all and let us know which freebie would you most recommend to a designer friend. More →

Call for Component Maintainers

By / — WordPress is organized into 60 components. Each component can have more than one maintainer. A maintainer triages new tickets, looks after existing ones, spearheads or mentors tasks, pitches new ideas, curates roadmaps, and provides feedback to other contributors. Pings/Trackbacks, Date/Time, Autosave,… More →

Help Test the New WordPress Importer Plugin in Development

By / — The official WordPress Importer plugin is in shambles and has frustrated users with inconsistent performance for years. The plugin has more than a million active installations and is critical for migrations, unless you are familiar with using more advanced tools.… More →

How To Create A Festival Ready Music & Fashion Blog With WordPress

By / — In case you’ve been living under a rock, Coachella 2016 started today. Prepare yourself for music lovers, trendsetters and of… The post How To Create A Festival Ready Music & Fashion Blog With WordPress appeared first on Best Premium &… More →

How to Fix Your Website’s Mistakes Using the Mistape Plugin

By / — Did you know that a single spelling mistake on your website has the potential to cut your online sales in half? Informal writing has become the norm for websites these days. And I say right on! It’s more fun that… More →

Image Optimization With ImageOptim

By / — Image optimization is one of those things that anyone involved in web development should be thinking about if they aren't doing so already. Personally, I think if you're involved in the field, you eventually bump up against the need for… More →

Impacts of a Website Compromise

By / — The threats of a compromise are real, and are not specific to operating an online store. Attackers find value in a number of things, some of which include your audience… Read More The post Impacts of a Website Compromise appeared… More →

Investing in the WordPress Community with Matt Cromwell – The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 20

By / — After a week off we’re back with another full-length episode of Divi Nation. This time around I sat down with Matt Crowmwell of WordImpress to learn his personal WordPress story. He also shared some great insights and anecdotes about how… More →

MonsterInsights Addresses User Criticism With Immediate Changes

By / — When Google Analytics by Yoast suddenly turned into MonsterInsights yesterday, many users were taken by surprise. Users voiced their frustration and concerns on the plugin’s support forum. Some users thought their sites were hacked after noticing the menu label changed… More →

On The Fly Checklists

By / — Making your checklists fly. More →

Please Stop Abusing WordPress Admin Notices

By / — We’ve recently installed some new plugins on the Tavern and one of them generates an admin notice that can not be dismissed without disabling it. Not only is this frustrating, but it makes it less likely that I’ll give the… More →

WP Ninjas Friday Roundup 4/15

By / — Welcome to the WP Ninjas Friday Roundup! We have the usual helping of new content for you this week, and a bit of exciting news to boot. Our Senior Developer Kyle Johnson has released his first personal plugin, User Shortcodes… More →

Weekly Meeting Agenda

By / — The Theme Review Team holds a meeting weekly and we encourage all members to attend. Channel: #themereview | Time: 18:00 UTC Topic : Open Discussion The meetings typically last 30 minutes. If time permits, additional topics may be discussed. If you… More →

Weekly WordPress News: WP 4.5, WPLift Sale Update, Acquisitions, SAAS & More.

By / — This week we saw the release of WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” which brought some nice new features – inline links for the post editor, these felt strange at first as any changes to the UI do when first used but I… More →

Which WordPress Files Should You Backup? And the Right Way to do it

By / — Often we get asked which WordPress files should I backup? Having an up to date WordPress backup protects you against unexpected server failures and hacks. However you don’t to backup every file if you don’t want to. In this article,… More →

Why Good Design Matters for Your Business

By / — Good graphic and web design is a crucial element of success for any small business. If you’ve been working with clients who naturally value the appearance of their online brand, this week’s post from Press Up is one to send… More →